HISTORY OF MILITARY WORKING DOGS IN AUSTRALIA
Early History: From the early days of World War 1 to Vietnam and the latter years.
Military & Service Working Dog National Monument
In Memory of Sapper Darren Smith & EDD Herbie, KIA, Afghanistan, 7th June 2010
Dedicated, 7th june 2012
Monuments in Australia to Tracker Dogs,
Trackers & Military Working Dogs
Greensborough War Memorial Park. A tribute to the Vietnam Tracker Dogs was unveiled prior to Anzac Day (2018) in the Greensborough War Memorial Park. It features a wooden statue of Tracker Dog Justin and lists the names of all dogs who served in Vietnam. Denis Rowlands was one…
Ballina RSL Museum. Photos of some of the memorabilia from the Ballina RSL Museum under the curator, John “Macca” McCallum, a dog handler for Tracker Dog Caesar during the 1RAR tour of duty of South Vietnam in 1968/1969.
Explosive Detection Dog sculpture at the Australian War Memorial. Dedicated on the 8th October 2015. The sculpture is located near Poppy’s Restaurant.
Wacol: Military & Service Working Dog National Monument & Memorial to Sapper Darren Smith & EDD Herbie, RSPCA Animal Care Campus, Wacol Station Road, Wacol
Goolwa: Trackers Monument, on foreshore south of Railway Station Moonta: Vietnam Veterans Centre, Military Road, Moonta
Adelaide, Salisbury RSL: Salisbury RSL, cnr Memorial & Orange Avenues, Salisbury
Berriedale: Australian Trackers & War Dogs Memorial Park, Cameron Park on Lowestoft Bay, Main Road, Berriedale, 7km north of Hobart CBD.
To be the very first person that an enemy soldier sees and not to be able to look for the enemy yourself while you concentrate on any indication of trouble from your dog in front of you...
NAPIER WALLER ART PRIZE 2020
Just a reminder to vote online for their favourite work in the People’s Choice award. Voting for the People’s Choice Award closes on Sunday 22 November 2020. One of our members Karen Shum has painted EDD Sarbi A link to the site is here. Voting closes on this Sunday.Read More
AGM, 7 December 2020
The 2020 AGM will be held at 1100hrs on the 7th December at the RSPCA Campus, Wacol. All welcome. For further information please go to the Events page… or contact the Secretary.Read More
2020: Wings Over Illawarra Air Show – CANCELLED
Unfortunately the 2020: Wings Over Illawarra Air Show has had to be cancelled for 2020. The 2021 Event is anticipated to take place over the weekend 13th & 14th November 2021. We usually set up a display set up for this event.Read More
7th June National Military Working Dog Day Parade
7th June 2021: National Military Working Dog Day.Read More
2020 Remembrance Day – 11th November
11th November, Remembrance Day May we remember: those who paid the ultimate sacrifice, those who served, those who suffer, the families of all and those providing support for all. A prayer for those currently serving overseas and all members of our Defence Force. We remember our Infantry Tracker Dogs, the Engineer EDD’s, RAAF MWD’s, Army … Continue reading “2020 Remembrance Day – 11th November”Read More
Due to the current Covid 19 situation most events have been cancelled until further noticeRead More