New South Wales
The 70th Royal Darwin Show, hosted by the Royal Agricultural Society of the NT, will take place this year between 22nd, 23rd & 24th July 2021. Gates open from 9am – 10pm daily.
On Friday, 1 October, members of the public are invited to witness a spectacular military march as Royal Australian Air Force exercises its Freedom of Entry to the City of Townsville.
On Friday, 19 November 2021, a commemorative service will be held at the Salisbury War Memorial to honour those who served and in particular, died while serving in the RAAF for their nation in the Salisbury area.
On Friday, 5 November, members of the public are invited to witness a spectacular military march as Royal Australian Air Force’s No. 92 Wing exercises its Freedom of Entry to the City of Salisbury.
A commemorative service will be held on Saturday, 18 September to recognise the critical role Australian airmen played in the Battle of Britain and to commemorate their sacrifice.
On Tuesday, 7 September 2021, a commemorative service will be held at Mallala War Memorial to honour those who served and in particular, died while serving for their nation at Mallala.
On Sunday 29 August, a celebration of Air Marshal Sir Richard Williams will be held in his home town of Moonta. A statue of Air Marshal Williams will be unveiled and a flypast and parade will be held, in addition to RAAF displays in the town.
On Friday 13 August 2021, a special thanksgiving service for the Royal Australian Air Force will be held at St Peter’s Cathedral, North Adelaide. This poignant event will feature a Catafalque Party and Last Post Ceremony supported by a local military band in St Peters Cathedral creating a unique and unforgettable experience.
During World War II, the Royal Australian Air Force established a Bombing and Gunnery School (2BAGS) at Port Pirie in June 1941. The function of these schools was to teach bombing and aerial gunnery in accordance with the standard Royal Air Force syllabus.
A commemorative service will be held to honour their memories and recognise their sacrifice.