THE BOLTON CLARKE GROUP, INCLUDING ALTURA LEARNING AND THE BOLTON CLARKE RESEARCH INSTITUTE PRESENT – THE VETERAN FAMILY TOOLKIT SERIES This series of videos aims to inform and educate current and former members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF), and importantly families and friends, about mental health. These videos cover post-traumatic mental health, avenues to treatment, […]

To read the SEPTEMBER 2017 SPRING EDITION of our NEWSLETTER, click here or on the image below.

Lieutenant General Rick Burr AO DSC MVO Lieutenant General Burr assumed command of the Australian Army on 2 July 2018. He joined the Army in 1982, graduating from the Royal Military College, Duntroon in 1985 to the Infantry Corps. He has seen service in the 8th/9th Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment and the Special Air […]

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At a BBQ last week the conversation got around to discussing Mel Gibson’s latest movie “Heartbreak Ridge”: It generated a lot of  comment about other war movies and the inevitable best choice from both the men and women. Mine is “All Quiet on the Western Front”  The 1930 film is the best version although the […]

The October edition of NSCnews Online is out now… please forward this email as previously arranged to your list of email contacts to ensure it is circulated as widely as possible. I would also appreciate links being listed in any relevant social media forums as well if you can. As Elvis said: Thank you, thank […]

AFTER three years, one month and two days, the Korean War ended at 10pm on July 27, 1953. Perhaps it is more correct to say hostilities ceased as the armistice formally signed 12 hours earlier came into effect. Surviving Australian veterans of that conflict are now in their ninth decade but the war in which […]

                          A Legacy So Dear Oh what have we done to our legacy, so precious and dear Now with leaderless tribes and damaged moral compass I fear Once so strong, proud, united and standing tall With a free way of life envied by all A nation built on faith, vision, blood, sweat and tears  Now […]

We live in a world of increasing social changes and shrinking common sense.  Thus as we blunder into tomorrow without understanding yesterday, it does beg the question, “where are we going? Can we really expect our youth, (tomorrow’s leaders) to march forward with confidence and sound sense of purpose when they are continually bombarded with […]

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  Steve Austin broadcast his ABC Radio 612 4QR Brisbane breakfast show from, the PTS Forum in Brisbane on 8th September 2017.  You can listen to the broadcast here Steve is a respected and noted questioning and searching interviewer of his guests as you will hear. He has obviously researched the subject and asks searching questions […]