To achieve my goal of becoming a teacher I had to move away from my small hometown, my mum and my friends so that I could begin my Bachelor of Primary Education in Perth.

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By Jayanna Gibson My name is Jayanna Gibson, and I am one of the incredibly grateful 2019 recipients of the Brisbane Waters Legacy Club Scholarship through the Australian Veterans Children Assistance Trust (AVCAT). My AVCAT BWL scholarship allows me to focus on extending my potential without concerns of the heavy financial burden a higher education…

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By Jacob Morath I have always been proud of my family’s military service history, with it dating back to both World Wars. My interest in world affairs was founded and fostered by my dad.   Dad is a Vietnam Veteran who has always encouraged me to take an active interest in the world and be…

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AVCAT is searching for all former recipients of a Long Tan Bursary, Vietnam Veterans’ Trust Grant, AVCAT scholarship (AVCAT RSL, AVCAT Legacy, AVCAT TPI, AVCAT RAR), VTS, GQ, LBW or TLC. AVCAT is conducting a survey to help us plan scholarships for the future and research the impact of scholarships, grants, and bursaries in the…

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By Tessa Lucas I was brought up on stories of the Australian Defence Force. Both my grandfathers, Grumpy and Poppy, are veterans. My Grumpy, Charlie, served in Korea with the Royal Australian Air Force and my Poppy, Ron, served in Malaya with the Australian Army. It was only natural that I would develop a passion…

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