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April 14, 2011
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BOTH the human and animal victims
of Australia's devastating floods will
benefit from extensive fundraising at
RAAF Base Williamtown.
Members there raised more than
$13,500, which has been equally dis-
tributed to the Queensland Premier's
Flood Relief Appeal, Queensland
Royal Society for the Protection of
Cruelty to Animals and the Victorian
Flood Red Cross Appeal.
Fundraising activities included a
number of raffles at 77SQN aircraft
section and 81WG avionics and air-
craft section, raising about $1000 and
Personnel at 3SQN let their
hair down by donating a gold coin
in exchange for dressing in civilian
clothing for an Aussie-themed day.
This activity, combined with a bar-
becue and collection around the unit,
raised about $700.
WOFF Tracy Thompson from
Headquarters Surveillance and
Response Group coordinated a base-
wide collection, which raised more
Richard Ley and his colleagues
from the Ground Telecommunications
Equipment Systems Program Office
organised a number of activities
including charity auctions, bowls
nights, barbecues, personal donations,
workplace dares and a huge base-wide
raffle. Together these activities raised
an impressive $6000.
The Senior ADF Officer at
Williamtown and Commander Air
Combat Group, AIRCDRE Mel
Hupfeld, said base personnel had
embraced the Australian spirit in their
"It is not that long ago that mem-
bers from Williamtown were affected
by the 2007 Newcastle floods and the
recent fundraising activities clearly
demonstrated the community spirit
alive here," he said.
"A great number of people on the
base have supported the cause, both
in time and donations, in addition to
maintaining their work commitments.
I am immensely proud of the profes-
sionalism, dedication and true Aussie
spirit embraced by everyone on base."
At RAAF Base Amberley on
April 1, Commander Combat Support
Group AIRCDRE Noddy Sawade
handed over a cheque of $4500 to
RSPCA Queensland on behalf of
FURRY FUNDS: Commander CSG AIRCDRE Noddy Sawade and Michael Beatty from RSPCA Queensland
with 15-week-old puppies from the Military Working Dog Training Flight at the RAAF Security and Fire School
at RAAF Base Amberley. AIRCDRE Sawade presented the RSPCA with a cheque for $4500 from RAAF
Base Williamtown's fundraising efforts.
Photo: LACW Rosaleen Normoyle
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