From Rising Sun to Sappers Sleep

The RAE Foundation is pleased to support From Rising Sun to Sappers Sleep, an initiative led by Mr Sean Mulqueen, a retired Sapper. The initiative's primary focus is to inspire Wounded, Injured and Ill men and women that have left Defence to never give up, understand that things can be tough but keep getting up and stepping forward to find a purpose. The initiative is also raising awareness and fundraising to support our sappers. From Rising Sun to Sappers Sleep is a run from the 2nd Com ..

Rescheduled Reynolds Charity Ball - February 2016

Unfortunately, due to a number of unforeseen activities and circumstances, the RAE Foundation Board has reluctantly made the decision that it is no longer sustainable to proceed with the event as planned for October 2015. Fortunately, our Reynolds Charity Ball Partner, Rydges Hotel have generously allowed for the event to be rescheduled to February 2016. New event details are: Where: Rydges Melbourne (Exhibition St, Melbourne) Date: Friday 26 February 2016 The new event is update ..

Bronze Sapper Slouch Hat Winner

The RAE Foundation would like to congratulate Major Chris Murray (6 Engineer Support Regiment) as the winner of the Bronze Sapper Slouch. As a result of the raffle, the Foundation raised over $8000 in funds for the Monash Program. The support provided by Units and members of the Corps in selling these tickets was greatly appreciated. The Foundation would like to thank the following for their support during the raffle period in selling tickets and promoting the Foundation: 1 CER, 3 CER, 5 ..

How our Sappers took the fight to the Taliban

Next year, 2015, sees the 50th anniversary of the original Australian Tunnel Rats' arrival in Vietnam, one year after our troops were withdrawn from active duty in Afghanistan. Although on the face of it these two conflicts, separated by half a century, could scarcely be more different, for Sappers it has been very familiar territory. The story will employ the personal recollections of serving and recently returned Sappers (from all ranks and who had differing sapper tasks) to show h ..

SME Family Day - Farewell to SME

The School of Military Engineering, with the NSW Sappers Association, will be hosting a Family Day with a Farewell to SME. Planned events include: Tour to Holsworthy Engineer Precinct Military static displays Family entertainment Lunch and Dinner Fireworks Registration is through the NSW Sappers Association. Click here to email them. ..