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Bob’s family has advised that the funeral service will be held at The Scots Church 156 Collins Street Melbourne Wednesday 22 January 2020 at 10.30am In lieu of flowers, it is requested that donations be made to the Royal Children’s …

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Our Pipe Bands Australia chieftain Bob Semple, in his 100th year, passed away this morning in Melbourne after a short illness. Bob will be remembered as a great Australia who unselfishly served his nation and the pipe band community with …

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Bands are advised that the promoter, the Maryborough Highland Society, in consultation with Pipe Bands Australia, has decided to extend the closing date for registration for the 2020 Australian Pipe Band Championships. This decision was made due to the devastating fires …

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Bands are reminded that entries for the 2020 Australian Pipe Band Championships which opened 1 January 2019 will close on 4 January 2020. Entries must be made online and the link to the entries page for the championships is https://www.australianpipebandchampionships.com.au/bands-entries …

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Please find attached the master sheet for the band competition for the Daylesford Highland Gathering held Saturday 7 December 2019. Daylesford MASTERSHEET 2019

Please see attached the Mark 3 version of the contest draw for the Daylesford Highland Gathering to be held at Victoria Park, Daylesford on Saturday 7 December 2019. The Street March will commence in Vincent Street from 9:30am. Bands and …

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Pipe Bands Victoria has been notified by the Warrnambool Pipe Band that the South West Coast Pipe Drummer Dancer Workshops will again be held in Warrnambool in 2020. Please note change of date for 2020 from April with the workshops …

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Please see attached the Mark 2 version of the contest draw for the Daylesford Highland Gathering to be held at Victoria Park, Daylesford on Saturday 7 December 2019. The Street March will commence in Vincent Street from 9:30am. Bands and …

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It is with sadness we have received news of the passing of David Brown. David was an active drumming adjudicator for many years, and was a member of Hawthorn Pipe Band. All his family were involved with the St Andrew’s …

Vale David Brown (updated 18/11/19) Read More »

At the Annual General Meeting of the VHPBA Inc. held on Saturday 16 November 2019, following the close of the election ballot for positions on the executive committee the following were declared elected: President, Tim McLeod Vice Presidents, Chris Earl …

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