Month: January 2013

Ian R Morison OAM

Pipe Bands Victoria congratulates Ian on being awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for his service to the community, particularly through contributions to pipe bands. Ian is a Life Member of the City of Melbourne Highland Pipe Band,

Victorian Youth Pipe Band

Pipe Bands Victoria has commenced preparations to organise a Youth Band for the benefit of younger members and to promote bands. Expressions of interest have been called for key personnel, and further planning is progressing. For further information, please visit

Premier Baillieu appointed Chieftain

Pipe Bands Victoria is delighted to announce that The Hon. Ted Baillieu MLA, Premier of Victoria and Minister for the Arts has accepted the position of Chieftain of both the VHPBA Inc. and APBA Inc. Victoria Branch. It is hoped

Peter Clohesy Award

The 2012 Peter Clohesy Shield for acknowledgement of outstanding services to pipe band drumming was awarded to Ian Bouch at the Daylesford Highland Gathering. Unfortunately, the finale was rained out, but the presentation was made in the pavilion in front

APBA Correction

It has come to the attention of Pipe Bands Victoria that an overseas website has incorrectly reported on a Notice of No Confidence in the administrative direction of the APBA proposed by Pipe Bands Victoria. The aforementioned website has alleged