2017 Royal Australian Infantry Corps Annual Dinner



1.         The RAR Foundation and the RAR Association (ACT) have joined together to host the Royal Australian Infantry Corps (ACT) Annual Dinner which will be held to celebrate the 69th Birthday of the Royal Australian Regiment. The Dinner will be held at the Canberra Institute of Technology Restaurant (1st Floor, Building K, Constitution Avenue, Reid).

2.         The Dinner is open to all Infantry soldiers and officers in the ACT Region, serving or retired, ARA or ARES, including Allied Infantry personnel serving in Canberra.

3.         Dress will be lounge suit, no medals. Timings are 1830 for 1900 hours. Cost is $70.00 per head.

4.         To secure your place, please book and pay no later than Thursday 16 November 2017 by:

* advising us by mail or e-mail of your acceptance [email protected]  

* making your payment; and

* advising us if you have any special dietary requirements.

5.         Payment should be made by cheque to the “RAR Association (ACT Branch)” or by direct deposit to:

*             Account Name:               RAR Association (ACT Branch)

*             BSB:                                803 205

*             Account Number:            20697760

*             Member Number:            3842684

*             Description:                     Surname/Dinner

6.         Cheques made payable to the RAR Association (ACT Branch) and mailed to Michael Cole PO Box 551 CURTIN ACT 2605.

7.         Contact the General Manager, Greg Heywood, on (02) 6265 9842 between 10.00am and 3.00 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays.


Mr Glenn Crosland

Treasurer RAR Foundation

Telephone: 02 6265 3217

Email:   [email protected]



2016 Hassett Award Winner Click here for details

The Hassett Award is a prestigious award sponsored and organised by the Royal Australian Regiment Foundation each year to the Regiments most outstanding junior leader. The competition is between lieutenants, corporals and lance corporals.

The Award was made possible by a generous donation by the late General Sir Francis Hassett AC, KBE, CB, DSO, LVO and Lady Hassett.

Each Battalion Commanding Officer nominates the junior leader he feels appropriately displayed the most outstanding results in the year in regard to junior leadership. The nominations are then presented to a distinguished panel who select a winner.

The Hassett Award was first presented in 2006. The Award is presented at the Royal Australian Regiment Foundation’s Annual Dinner.

The previous winners of the Hassett Award are:

  • 2006: Cpl Albert Finnsson – 6 RAR
  • 2007: Cpl Justin Huggett – 2 RAR
  • 2008: Cpl Peter Majewski – 2 RAR
  • 2009: Lt Bradley Freeman – 7 RAR
  • 2010: Cpl Joshua Raward – 1 RAR
  • 2011: Cpl Stephen Woods – 8/9 RAR
  • 2012: LT Cheyne Allen - 1 RAR
  • 2013: LCpl Ryan Shaw - 2 RAR
  • 2014: Cpl Daniel Smith - 2 RAR
  • 2015: Cpl Adam Pontifex - 7 RAR
  • 2016: Cpl David Dau - 8/9 RAR


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