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Thank You Morning Tea

AVCAT hosts five long-term NSW and national sponsors at a celebratory morning tea L-R: Len Russell - CEO, AVCAT; Robyn Richardson - Scholarships Manager, AVCAT; Malcolm Dimmock - Director, Chatswood RSL Club; Renee Wilson - CEO, Australian War Widows NSW; Anne Samuelson - Manager - Professional Team, NSW Nurses &...

Melinda Thomas – AVCAT Scholar

My father served as an engineer in the Australian Army for over a decade, and sadly later lost his life due to an illness developed over the course of his service overseas in Iraq. My siblings and I were raised by our brave mother. From a very young age I...

Megan Beecher

By Megan Beecher My name is Megan Beecher, in 2020 I was the recipient of the AVCAT Australian War Widows NSW Scholarship. My Grandfather, Major Arthur McDermott (Grandpa Mac, as he was to my brothers and I) was a veteran, serving in the Australian Army from 1951 – 1975. Megan...

The Final Countdown

AVCAT student John Mathieson  wrote a wonderful note to the War Widows' Guild of NSW. The War Widows' Guild of NSW sponsor John's scholarship. John with Rhondda Vanzella OAM - President WWG NSW Thanks to the Australian War Widows’ NSW, I am on track to finally complete my studies at...

Meg Green AM – AVCAT Board

We wanted to get to know our board members a little better. Our board works so hard for AVCAT giving us their time, skills and experience. We asked them to tell us their stories and how that motivates them to give so much of themselves to AVCAT and the ex-service...

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