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Click on the link below in the Department of Veterans Affairs Website.

Click on "Obtain Your Attendance Pass"  You will need to set up an Account and then you can register.


  • Wednesday August 16.  Queens Hall Parliament House.  2pm-3pm.  Prize-winning ceremony for the Harry Bell Memorial Art Competition.  Exhibition open from 11am.  All weocome.
  • Saturday Aug 19. Caulfield Racecourse. Event commemorating Beersheba Centenary.  Service at 11am.  Event in the afternoon involving Light Horse, ALH descendents, cadets etc.
  • Tuesday October 31.  Shrine of Remembrance forecourt.  Service at 11am.  Light Horse participating.
  • From October 20.  Shrine of Remembrance.  Special Exhibition.  Light Horse - Myths and Reality of Australians in the Middle East 1916-1918.
  • November 11, 2017 Laying up of the 4th Light Horse Guidon at the Shrine of Remembrance
  • Light Horse and Field Artillery Museum - Nar Nar Goon - A lifetime's work by Bernie Dingle has been closed down due to OH&S issues.  He needs assistance to make this valuable contribution to the Lighthorse viable once again.  
  • Go Fund me website:  
  • You Tube of Interview with Channel 9 News: 
  • Mildura - Parade in the streets for the 100th Anniversary  working with the Mayor, counsellors and local schools.
  • 2017 Late October.  A commemoration service will be held at Remount Park, Light Horse Parade, Holsworthy.  Enquiries Greg Whitehead 0411 852 367
  • The Jewish museum in Sydney is hosting an exhibition in 2017 for the Light horse - opening April.
  • October 31-Nov 4 2017 Memorial ride from Tabulam to Copmanhurst.  Intended riders contact Ted Brown 0447 473 143. Registration is essential.  Tues Oct 31 Memorial service at Tabulam. Nov 1 Ride to Broadwater.  Nov 2 Ride to Hassens Creek. Nov 3 Ride to Copmanhurst. It is not necesary to do all 3 legs. Gen Harry Chauvel came from Tabulam and the first Light Horse troops were formed there by Charles Chauvel - Harry's father. The ride travels through some of the training ground for the troops.



    16th September 2017 - 23rd September 2017

    • 100 horses
    • Mounted Parades
    • Charge Re-enactments
    • Ceremonies
    • Art Exhibition
    • Light Horse History
    • Stockman Hall of Fame
    • Bladensberg National Park
  • For futher information please contact Jed Miller (Brisbane) on mob 0417 195 853 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


  • October 31 4.30pm Hobart Cenotaph. Commorative Service followed by a family-friendly evening of displays to remember the sacrifice of the men and horses.  Organised by the Tasmanian Light Horse Inc with the support of the Hon Guy Barnett MP, Hobart City Council and the RSL.


Saturday 28 or Sunday 29 October Proposed local activity mounted parade by 3/9 Light Horse (South Australian Mounted Rifles) with Light Horse re-enactment. 

Tuesday Oct 31 War Horse Memorial Guard.  Proposed event similar to ANZAC DAy 


  • In 2016 the Australian Light Horse "Association Cup" is on the 28th-30th October at the Perth Royal showgrounds, Claremont, WA. This is to recreate the December 1914 10th Light horse regiment's march from Guilford to Claremont.
  • Further information: Harry Ball, Ph: 0438 096 829, Email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Suggestions for Beersheba 100 Celebrations - Australia

We are hoping to see many celebrations all around Australia and New Zealand on this day, including:

  • Light Horse parades through towns and cities
  • a live webcast of the events in Israel (e.g. Martin Place, Federation Square)
  • screenings of Light Horse movies
  • special exhibitions
  • media articles
  • smaller events organised by our recruits in various places

australiaWe want to see the nation rejoice in the victories, and embrace courage, mateship, perseverance and sacrifice as honourable values to which our people can aspire. Our heroes need to be people who have accomplished something of value and honour.

It is also hoped that by teaching the history of the Partition plan (see History tab) that people will gain a greater understanding of the Middle East region and be willing to be ambassadors for truth.


  1. New Zealand WW1 recruitment poster - web Google Kia Ora Cooee Comrades. "The New Zealand Electronic Text Collection" Australian War Memorial ART94747.