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• Membership Renewals - you should renew your membership for 2022 to 2023 NOW. CLICK HERE to renew on line.
• Our monthly newsletters with in depth information are available for download CLICK HERE
• The Institute has moved to the Anzac Memorial Hyde Park South, Sydney CLICK HERE for more information.

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 Next Month June 2022

  • Tuesday 28 June 2022 (Start Time: 1300), Anzac Memorial Auditorium
    Hyde Park South, Sydney
    Speaker: Brigadier Ian Langford DSC* ADC (PhD)
    Subject: Significance of Armour & Artillery Upgrades

 Next Month May 2022

  • Wednsday 18 May 2022
    Visit to ANSTO Lucal Heights
    Timing: 10.00am to 1.30pm
    Cost: $20.00 per head.
    Booking deadline: 10 May 2022
    Photo ID required for all 18+ years.
    Masks to be worn.
    Covered footwear to be worn.
    Some walking involved. Please advise any health or mobility restrictions.
    Meeting Point: The Discovery Centre, ANSTO,
    Meeting time: 9.30am.
    Site details to follow upon booking.
    Booking only via RUSI Website.
    Group size limited to 20 visitors, so please book early to avoid dissapointment.
  • Tuesday 31 May 2022
    Sydney Under Japanese Attack 1942: 80-year Anniversary
    The Naval Historical Society of Australia (NHSA): three-hour cruise on Sydney harbour.
    Tuesday 31 May 2022 Check-in time: 0930h $65 per person
    RUSI NSW has arranged a group booking to take advantage of the group discount rate.
    Do note places were limited, no unpaid reservations. The cruise is now fully booked. A video of the cruise will be published HERE soon after the event.
    This Cruise on Sydney Harbour will highlight the events of 31 May 1942 when three Japanese midget submarines entered Sydney Harbour to attack Allied warships.
    Your cruise boat will take you to sites on the Harbour where key events occurred and a comprehensive description of how those events unfolded. Morning tea is included.
    Three Hour Cruise 31 May 2021 0930h - 1300h AEST
    Departure Point: King Street Wharf, Darling Harbour
    Check-in Time: 0930h
    Boarding Time: 0945h for 1000h DEPARTURE
    End Time: 1300h
    Access: Ferry, Train and walk from Town Hall or Wynyard Stations.

 The Month that Was April 2022

  • Sunday 10 April 2022 - NSW Lancers' Museum launches audio guide CLICK HERE for details.
  • Monday 25 April 2022 - Anzac Day
  • Tuesday 26 April 2022 (Start Time: 1300), Special Online Presentation
    Due to the proximity of Anzac Day, this presentation is ONLINE ONLY.
    Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances this presentation has been DELAYED. It will be published to our VIDEO THEATRE as soon as available.
    Speaker: Major General Stephen Jobson, AM CSC
    Subject: Significance of Army Aviation Capability Upgrades

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