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It is with great sadness that we inform our community of the passing of Grace Neal, wife of former President of the VHPBA and Haileybury Drum Tutor, Bruce Neal. Grace’s contribution to our community was considerable, serving as an active …

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The Sir Rupert Hamer Award The Sir Rupert Hamer Award is awarded annually in honour of our inaugural V.H.P.B.A. Chieftain, Sir Rupert Hamer AC, KCMG, ED. Nominees should be persons who have made a significant personal commitment in support of the …

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The Annual General Meeting of Pipe Bands Victoria took place via Zoom on 16 December 2020. Pipe Bands Victoria was very pleased to be joined by our Chieftain, The Hon. Ted Baillieu, former Premier of Victoria who spoke to the …

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ANZAC Day was a beautiful still morning in Melbourne with stunning red skies over the bay. Although the Dawn Service at the Shrine was not open to the public, many in the community took the opportunity to remember those who …

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Please find attached the master sheet from the Ballarat Highland Gathering held Sunday 23 February 2020. Ballarat Results 2020

Applications are now open for a new Victorian Highland Pipe Band Association education and training program that will have two funding rounds in 2020. A maximum of $5000 is available in each round to support initiatives that will benefit pipers, …

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Congratulations to our Chieftain Ted Baillieu who has been made an Officer of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day Honours List. We also congratulate all other members who received citizenship honours and awards on Australia Day. Ted

Pipe Bands Australia has launched an initiative to raise funds for the national bushfire relief and recovery appeal established by the Bendigo Bank in partnership with the Salvation Army. Bushfires across Australia over summer have impacted many communities and affected …

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City of Melbourne Pipe Band are inviting members of other bands to join with the City of Melb PB for the 2020 Gay Pride march on Sunday 2nd of February. Wear your band uniform and extra pride items as you …

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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 …

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