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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 »

A practical training workshop for Drum Majors will be conducted on Sunday 3 November in Melbourne. Please refer to the attached registration form. Cost is $40 per person, and payment is via Try Booking link https://www.trybooking.com/BFPQO and registered participants are requested …

Drum Majors Workshop Read More »

Congratulations to Karen Wallace and Mick Ryan on completing their Advanced Certificate in Rules & Administration and being accepted in to the Australian Pipe Band College. Pictured are Karen and Mick with Ross Connolly (centre), Vice Principal of Rules & …

New Contest Supervisors 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

Congratulations to Inverary & District Pipe Band, 2019 World Champions. Pipe Bands Victoria congratulates Hawthorn Pipe Band on their solid qualifying performance in their very first venture to Scotland, but whilst the band played very well, in an extremely strong …

World Pipe Band Championships 2019 Read More »

Pipe Bands Victoria is sad to advise of the passing of Garry Minne. Garry’s family have advised for those members who may wish to know the funeral details are: Funeral Service for Garry Minne Friday 28th June 2019 2:30pm Horsham …

Vale Garry Minne | funeral details added Read More »

Pipe Bands Victoria wishes to acknowledge the achievements of a former member, Jonathon Welch AM. Jonathon has achieved much in music over a 40 years, and in 2008 was recognised as the “Local Hero” in the Australian of the Year …

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Results from the 2018-2019 Competition Season for a number of awards sponsored annually by Chris Hosking of Access Auto Parts are listed below. We thank Chris and Access Parts for their continued support of our bands. These awards are based …

Aggregate Contest Awards for 2019 Season Read More »

                Pipe Bands Australia has today announced an annual scholarship to assist with education and training of pipers jointly established with Victorian Highland Pipe Band Association with a bequest from the estate of …

Peter Cook Memorial Scholarship for Solo Pipers Read More »

On behalf of Warrnambool Pipe Band, please find attached the enrolment forms for the 2019 South West Coast Piper Drummer Dancer Workshops. We note that there are three registration forms as follows: • Pipers and Drummers • Drum Majors • …

SWCPDD 2019 – Warrnambool April 13, 14 & 15 Read More »