New Picnic Settings for War Nurses Park

20150601_13002320150601_13004320150601_1301113 new picinic settings were installed yesterday at War Nurses Memorial Park, Bundaberg.

The settings were donated by the Bundaberg & District Ex Servicewomen’s Association and is the final element of their Remembering Our War Nurses project, commemorating the Anzac Centenary.

Nursing Storyboards installed at War Nurses Memorial Park

The history storyboards: Nurses – Zululand to Afghanistan have been installed at War Nurses Memorial Park, Bundaberg and represent the final element in the Bundaberg & District Ex Servicewomen’s Association’s project to revitalize and enhance the memorial park to mark the Centenary of the First World War.

The storyboards will be officially unveiled on 17 February 2015 by Mr Ken O’Dowd MP, Federal member for Flynn.From Takalvan St sideFrom Base Hospital sideStoryboards from pavilion

Remembering Our War Nurses – pictures etc from 24 September 2014

A collection of photographs, most official speeches, the service and luncheon programs as well as a few newspaper articles can be viewed by pasting the link below into your internet browser


Our last and major fundraising activity is now underway, it is an Art Union raffle with all proceeds going towards our enhancement project at War Nurses Memorial Park, Bundaberg

Tickets are $2 each, and prizes include 3 dozen bottles of wine, a mystery bus trip for 2, a collectible bear dressed as a nurse and gift baskets.

Here is Leone, selling tickets on Saturday at Bundaberg RSL Club.  Contact us if you would like to support our fundraising efforts.  Our phone and email is under the contact tabs on our website.


Associated Organisations

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The Bundaberg & District Ex Servicewomen’s Association Inc is an associate member of the Council of Ex-Service Women’s Associations’ (Qld) [CESWA]. This Council meets in Brisbane and consists of an executive and delegates from ‘full member’ associations.

The Council provides a link for full and associate associations through sharing of news and information. The most recent listing of Council members provides the following:


Defence Service Nurses RSL Sub Branch

Ex-Servicewomen’s RSL Sub Branch

Kedron-Wavell Ex-Servicewomen’s Assn

Maroochydore Combined Ex-Servicewomen’s Assn

RAANC Association

Tweed Coolangatta & District Ex-Servicewomen’s Association

WRAAC Assn Qld Inc

WRAAF Branch RAAFA Qld Division

WRANS Sub Section of Naval Assn Aust


Hervey Bay Ex-Servicewomen’s Association Social Club

Redcliffe Ex-Service Women’s Club Inc

Townsville Ex-Servicewomen’s Club

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The Bundaberg & District Ex-Servicewomen’s Association Inc is a recognised Kindred Body of the Bundaberg RSL Sub Branch. A listing of fellow Kindred Bodies can be viewed on the Bundaberg RSL Sub Branch web page (refer links).