Australian Military History Spectacular
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POSTPONED.


Operational and training requirements of the ADF following their tasking with floods, Covid and major commitments resulted in late unavailability of some resources and personnel. We expect to re-establish this major event early next year. Please return to this website for updates over time. we apologise for any inconvenience to you.

SEE AND HEAR AMAZING STORIES

See and hear the untold amazing stories of those who were there. From survivers of horrific crashes and their miraculous stories of survival, to outstanding military leadership, see our miltiary dogs in action and learn about the mind control techniques used by or special forces.

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First Female XO

How she became the first female XO of an Australian submarine


SAS Soldier

An SAS soldier who became a Commando and his operational stories against the bad guys

RAAF pilot

An RAAF pilot who flew against ISIS

Mind Control

The mind control techniques used to give special forces personnel and elite athletes good decision making under stress and pressure, that you can use too.


Military Dogs

Demonstrations by military police attack dogs and engineer explosive detection dogs.

Lady Doctor

The lady doctor whose medical team treated villagers in Rwanda then witnessed and treated survivors of a massacre while under personal threat.

Helicopter Crash Survivor

How a young soldier survived a horrendous helicopter crash that took the lives of five of his mates, then overcame a 4% chance of survival to now run a personal training business.

State of the art Medical

How our nursing and medical staffs developed “state of the art” in-field treatment and evacuation procedures that saved many lives.



To Go

This spectacular event highlights Australia’s military involvement and development in domestic and global actions since the Vietnam War.

It will honour and commemorate our Defence Force personnel who served in operations, peacekeeping and domestic security of our nation and people.
It will highlight the development of our Defence Force through the years following the Vietnam War to the present.


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Our Speakers

We are excited to have distinguished guest speakers taking part in our inaugural event to share their wide and varied knowledge and experiences with the Australian Defence Forces both in theatres of conflict and peace keeping operations at home and abroad. While some of our keynote speakers have actively served in the defence forces, others have contributed vital support services to ADF personnel before, during and post deployment.

Availability of all military personnel and equipment is subject to operational and training requirements and cannot be guaranteed at that time.

Timings and speakers are subject to change based on last minute availability, and unfortunately have.


Keynote Speaker Squadron Leader Robyn Green

Squadron Leader RAAF (Retired)

Keynote Speaker Rachel Vickery

Owner, Breathing & Performance

Keynote Speaker Brigadier Pat McIntosh

Brigadier (Retired)

Keynote Speaker Professor David Kilcullen

Professor of International & Political Studies

Keynote Speaker Squadron Leader Anne-Marie Pope

Squadron Leader (Ret'd)

Keynote Speaker Group Captain Alexandra Douglas MG

Wing Commander (Ret'd)

Keynote Speaker Pete Rudland

SAS Regt and Commandos

Keynote Speaker Campbell Darby

Commodore (Retired)

Keynote Speaker Susan Harris

Commander RAN

Keynote Speaker Jeff Hughes

Founder & Executive Producer | This Story

Keynote Speaker George Hulse

Lieutenant Colonel OAM Australian Army

Keynote Speaker John Young

Group Captain DSM RAAF

MC Bob Hayward

Our MC for the weekend


The Program

Keynote Speakers are scheduled throughout the first 3 days for those who have purchased conference tickets. General entertainment and exhibitions are running throughout the weekend for casual browsing.

Availability of all military personnel and equipment is subject to operational and training requirements and cannot be guaranteed at that time.

Timings and speakers are subject to change based on last minute availability, and unfortunately have.