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New Contest Supervisors

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 &

Contest Regulations 2019

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

World Pipe Band Championships 2019

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

Vale Garry Minne | funeral details added

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

Jonathon Welch AM

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

Aggregate Contest Awards for 2019 Season

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

Peter Cook Memorial Scholarship for Solo Pipers

                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

SWCPDD 2019 – Warrnambool April 13, 14 & 15

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 •

Australia Day Honours 2019

Pipe Bands Victoria is extremely pleased to congratulate Dr John Menzies OAM who has made a significant and life long contribution to the communities of south-west Victoria. He is also a member of the Robert Burns Festival organising committee, the

Victorian Youth Pipe Band | Belfast Tattoo Preparations Continue

Well done to our Victorian Youth Pipe Band on a fantastic weekend of piping and drumming. The band has just completed a very successful and rewarding weekend or rehearsal culminating in a very polished evening performance at the Maryborough Highland