The Sunshine Coast Sub-Branch of the VVAA currently boasts a membership in excess of 500 persons. Membership of the Sub-Branch is spread amongst the following categories:
Ordinary members Associate member (including (POSH Associates – see below)
Life members Honorary members
Honorary Life members
Ordinary membership is open to all servicemen and women who served in the Australian and allied armed forces in South Vietnam.
By becoming a member of the VVAASC you will be entitled to use and or participate in the following:-
Call in to our Drop-In Centre/Office on the first floor of the Cotton Tree Library Administration building – open 0900hrs to 1600hrs Monday to Thursday and 0900hrs to 1200hrs on Fridays (come in for a chat and a little comradeship whilst enjoying a cup of coffee, tea or a cool drink)
General Meeting at the Drop-In Centre/Office at 1300hrs on the third Monday of the month (watch our newsletter for exact dates)
Receipt of our well regarded monthly newsletter known as “Ricochet”
Social activities as advertised in the newsletter
Therapeutic and practical courses for male and female members usually arranged through DVA or VAN;
A Vietnam Veteran’s Day ceremony and corresponding dinner
Memorabilia sale and military library services at the Drop-In Centre/Office;
Very active ladies group (referred to as POSH – Partners Offering Support and Help) which meets on Fridays at the Drop-In Centre/Office from 1300hrs;
Access to our very active and extremely proficient Pension and Welfare Group;
Introduction to a ‘Home Assist’ team, which comprises members with practical skills who will help other members in need of these skills.
Receipt of a 10% discount off purchases at Cotton Tree Meats, Fishing World Maroochydore, MINIT Stores and Mooloolaba Fish Market.
Should you be interested in receiving further information about membership of our Sub-Branch please don’t hesitate to call the Drop-In-Centre on (07) 5479 4552. Alternatively, if you would like to apply for membership please complete the application for below and post it with the prescribed payment to the P.O. Box address on the form.
Download a membership application form here: Membership Form