Unit Matters

31st/42nd Bn – Start of the Training Year

Training got off to a flying start for Battalion Headquarters  members of 31st/42nd Battalion.  Pictures below show BHQ kicking off the week with Beep test and functional circuit under the watchful eye of the new RSM. Honorable mention to PTE Ellis Williams, WO2 Jayse Bird and SGT Phil Manning. – ...
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VALE – Maj Gen Mick Fairweather AM RFD

The Secretary of the Brisbane Branch of our 31st Bn Association, Tony Wadeson passes on the following sad news: Members – We have been advised of the passing of MajGen Mick Fairweather AM RFD who was previously a Commander of 11Bde. I met him when he used to attend the ...
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Commander 11th Brigade – Brig Mark Armstrong

Biography – Brig Mark Armstrong has served in the Army Reserve for over 29 years and has operational experience on Operation Catalyst (Iraq 2007), Operation QLD Flood Assist (Brisbane 2011) and as Commander Joint Task Group 629.3 on Operation COVID-19 Assist (Brisbane 2020).  He is a full-time Command and Staff ...
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Appointment – Commander 2nd Division – Major General David Thomae AM

The former Commander 11th Brigade has recently been appointed to Command the 2nd Division Major General David Thomae assumed command of the 2nd Division on 17 July 2021. Major General Thomae joined the Army in 1985, graduating from the Royal Military College Duntroon in 1988 to the Royal Australian Infantry ...
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Appointment of Colonel Commandant

An Unclassified Notice from Maj Ian Reid Executive Offr/2IC 31/42 RQR advises the following: It is with much pleasure that I am able to announce that WEF 1 September 2018, BRIG Bruce Andrew Robert Scott (RETD) has been appointed as the Colonel Commandant of the Royal Queensland Regiment. All written ...
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