Category: APBA News

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 …

Funeral arrangements for the late RJK Semple OAM BEM Read More »

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 …

Vale RJK (Bob) Semple OAM BEM Read More »

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 …

Entries period for 2020 Australian Pipe Band Championships extended Read More »

Pipe Bands Australia has today published the updated Contest Regulations 2019. A copy of the Contest Regulations can be downloaded from the Pipe Bands Australia website http://www.pipebandsaustralia.com.au/rules-handbooks

Please refer to the attached memo from Pipe Bands Australia summarising the outcomes of the recent “ballot of bands” for proposed changes to the Pipe Bands Australia contest rules. Pipe Bands Victoria apologises for the delay in circulating this to …

Results of PBA Ballot of Bands Read More »

Please see attached memo distributed by Pipe Bands Australia regarding registrations and the 2018 Australian Pipe Band Championships. It is important bands ensure their details are correct, and player lists and records accurate. Pipe Bands Australia also draw attention to …

Member Registrations & Australian Pipe Band Championships Read More »

The Annual General Meeting of Pipe Bands Australia Inc. will be held Saturday 16 September 2017 at Mantra Tullamarine Hotel, 2-12 Trade Park Drive, Tullamarine, 3043 commencing from 10:00am. All members are welcome to attend. Following conclusion of the AGM, …

Pipe Bands Australia | Annual General Meeting Read More »

Just announced by Pipe Bands Queensland, the host Branch of the 2018 Australian Pipe Band Championships. Change of location and date The decision has been made to change the date and venue of the Championships, they will now be held …

Australian Pipe Band Championships 2018 | Change of Date & Venue Read More »

Please refer to the attached document for arrangements for pipe bands at Anzac Day in Melbourne 2017. ANZAC2017

The Pipe Bands Australia Summer School is providing the opportunity for our Victorian members who are unable to attend the Summer School for the entire week to now attend for a day or several days. To register to attend the …

PBA Summer School – Day Classes Still Available Read More »