Calendar

Jun
20
Thu
Soldier On on Base! @ Soldier On Recovery Centre
Jun 20 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Soldier On QLD is available for face-to-face meetings at the Gallipoli Barracks Enoggera in the Soldier Recovery Centre on Borella Street. Appointments are necessary and can be booked by calling on 02 6188 6133 or emailing us on QLD@soldieron.org.au

Fitness and Wellbeing program-2019 @ Aspire Fitness Centre
Jun 20 @ 11:45 am – 12:30 pm

Aspire Fitness Claremont are now hosting free group fitness classes for veterans. Join the experienced trainers for 45 minute HIIT & Strength sessions. These classes are free to all participants. Registrations are essential.

To register email wa@soldieron.org.au

 

Music Sessions @ Robert Poate Centre
Jun 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Bob Harrison leads the music sessions, which plays a mix of music: from folk to rock, pop to jazz. Whether you are a beginner or old-hat on a musical instrument and/or you can sing, come along and have a go.

Jun
21
Fri
Dungeons & Dragons @ Stratagem Cards & Games
Jun 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Jason Brown Centre is has it’s very own game of Dungeons & Dragons. This group meets once a fortnight at Stratagem Cards & Games on Friday nights to develop a variety of characters, and explore the many different story arcs available, whilst making new friends. We hope to see you there!

To register, email: WA@soldieron.org.au

Jun
22
Sat
SANDVENTURES – SANDBOARDING & 4WD Tours
Jun 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join us for a 4WD beach dune sandboarding adventure for a fun filled trip for all ages!

Thanks to the generous support of Defence Housing Australia, you’ll be taken on an exciting 4WD adventure up into the largest moving coastal sand dunes in the Southern hemisphere in an exclusive air-conditioned off-road 4WD vehicle.

On arrival at our sandboarding location, you’ll be met by the friendly and professional instructors who will ensure you have a sandboarding adventure you won’t forget.

What: 1.5hr 4WD beach dune tour followed by sandboarding
Where: Anna Bay, Newcastle Region NSW
Who: This is a FREE activity for Soldier On participants (incl. current & ex-serving ADF)
Cost: FREE, participant own transport
RSVP by: 14th June to activities@soldieron.org.au

Jun
24
Mon
Base Visit-RAAF Base Williamtown @ Chaplain Centre
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Our Newcastle-based Programs Officer will be at RAAF Base Williamtown for the day. They will be working in the Chaplain’s Centre and will be available to discuss the services that are available for defence personnel and their families.

Our staff member(s) will happily conduct individual conversations that can go more in-depth with the participants and how we can tailor the program to meet their needs and those of their family. To register for an appointment please email newcastle@soldieron.org.au.

Jun
25
Tue
Learn to Surf Illawarra
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Our Illawarra Learn To Surf program that will have you hanging 10 in no time!

Soldier On participants and their families are invited to apply for this 4 week course that will cover all the basics and introduce you to the joys and exhilaration of Surf Therapy.

No experience or equipment necessary. Just bring yourself down to the beach and enjoy the relaxed and supportive vibes thanks to Surfing Australia and the crew at Illawarra Surf Academy!

What: 4 x Tuesday morning sessions, 9am-11am (2 hours)
Where: Illawarra Surf Academy, Wollongong NSW
Who: current/ex-serving personnel + families
Cost: FREE, participant own transport
RSVP by: 12th June to activities@soldieron.org.au

Coffee Catch Up-Mayfair House @ Mayfair House
Jun 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join us at the Gregory Sher Centre for an informal get together for current and ex-serving national security personnel and their families.

On street parking is available at a small cost on either Royal Parade, or in nearby surrounding streets. Alternatively you can catch Tram No.19 ; which travels up Elizabeth Street and along Royal Parade from the City. Disembark at stop No. 16 and walk approximately 70m to Mayfair House.

The morning tea will be catered for so please send through you rsvp details, or if you have any questions please email vic@soldieron.org.au.  We hope to see you there!

Fitness and Wellbeing program-2019 @ Aspire Fitness Centre
Jun 25 @ 11:45 am – 12:30 pm

Aspire Fitness Claremont are now hosting free group fitness classes for veterans. Join the experienced trainers for 45 minute HIIT & Strength sessions. These classes are free to all participants. Registrations are essential.

Register by emailing wa@soldieron.org.au

 

Frontline Yoga @ Robert Poate Centre
Jun 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Frontline Yoga provides yoga for mental and physical strength and resilience, delivered in a trauma sensitive way. Police, Paramedics, Firefighters, Defence, Healthcare Workers, SES/RFS, and Surf Life Savers can access free weekly yoga. Frontline’s aim is to foster community and support for those who step into frontline roles.

Sessions run from 6:00pm-7pm on Tuesday evenings at the Robert Poate Centre. Frontline Yoga also holds other yoga sessions around Canberra on other days and times. Please visit the Frontline Yoga website to find out more www.frontlineyoga.com.au.

Tuesday 16th April will be held at the James Turrell ‘Skyspace’ sculpture in the Australian Gardens  at the National Gallery of Australia. Our instructor will be there from 5pm onwards.

There will be no yoga classes Tuesday 23rd April!