Author: PBV Admin

Please refer to the attached letter of apology from the VHPBA Inc. to Andrew Womersley dated 13 July 2021. Womersley-letter address redacted-130721

Please see attached the results from the Haileybury Inter-School band contest held Sunday 16 May 2021. Haileybury Mastersheet_160521 Haileybury Mastersheet_160521

Please see attached the contest draw for the Haileybury contest for school bands to be held on Sunday 16 May 2021. COVID safe practices will apply, and this contest is limited to school bands only which at the time of …

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Pipe Bands Victoria is pleased to advise that the postponed Ringwood Highland Gathering will take place at Eastfield Park, Eastfield Road, Croydon on Sunday 3 October 2021. The gathering committee has intimated they have some exciting announcements as they emerge …

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Pipe Bands Victoria acknowledges the support and dedication of all our bands who were able to participate in ANZAC Day parades and services around Victoria this year. After the lockdown of 2020 preventing active participation, this was the first event …

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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 Ringwood Highland Gathering has released a statement to stakeholders including Pipe Bands Victoria to advise that their committee has decided to postpone this year’s event scheduled for 28th March 2021 until early October 2021. The Gathering Committee have postponed …

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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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Pipe Bands Victoria is delighted to announce the winner of the 2020 Sir Rupert Hamer Award is Tom Troup. Tom has been involved in pipe bands and snare drumming since he migrated to Australia in the 1960’s. He learnt to play …

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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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