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April 1

Good News in Veterans Care – April 2021

Dear friends,  I hope and pray that you might have a happy Easter season sharing the love of friends and family, and our love to you too, from the team at […]

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February 23

Good News in Veterans Care – February 2021

Lets live in hope that 2021 will be a blessed year for all of us. Amazingly, 2020 brought us a number of blessings including the development of our peer-mentor program […]

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November 17

President’s Report to AGM for FY 19/20

This Financial Year VCA has realized its vision of improving the level of health in the veteran community. At the tactical level we’ve been doing this through pastoral care, peer […]

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October 27

Notice for Annual General Meeting & Christmas Party

You are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Veterans Care Association Inc. Where: Mates4Mates, 27 Douglas Street, Milton Qld 4068When: Saturday 14th November 2020Arrival Time: 9.45am (10am […]

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October 13

Riak Retreat Report

RIAK Retreat Update Report, 1 October 2020 Reference: Riak Retreat Phase 2 Development Report, dated 7 February 2020 (attached)Background. Riak Retreat is a project initiated and funded by Australian veterans […]

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October 13

Good News in Veterans Care – October 2020

Please join us for our end of year gathering on 14 November at 10am at Mates4mates, 27 Douglas St. Milton. We will start with a short AGM, some updates on activities (see […]

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August 24

Viva Falintil

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August 24

Wounded Spirit Interview with Padre Gary Stone – “Why doesn’t God protect the innocent?”

One of the ways that veterans may become spiritually wounded is when they witness a traumatic event that is beyond their control. Whilst they may have alarmingly good vision of […]

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August 13

Good News in Veterans Care August 2020

We are pleased to report that despite the many challenges presented by the Covid situation, our Veterans Care support has continued apace, and has seen us developed new opportunities and […]

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August 4

Nation’s first face-to-face program for veterans in isolation launched in Brisbane

Healthy bodies: Eating healthy meals is part of the training for veteran pastoral carers. COVID-19 travel restrictions have forced Brisbane archdiocese’s Veteran Care Association to put on hold its successful […]

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June 14

Good News in Veterans Care June 2020

Dear Friends, Last week I preached at Burleigh Catholic Church and reflected on life before and after Coronavirus. It was the Feast of the Ascension and the readings recalled Jesus […]

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June 14

Major award for Deacon Gary Stone, other prominent Catholics featured in Queen’s Birthday Honours

GOLD Coast Deacon Gary Stone is among the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, receiving an Order of Australia Medal for service to veterans and their families. Deacon Stone, who served for […]

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