The purpose of the Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RAEME) Association Queensland is to promote and reinforce the spirit, reputation, image and competencies of the Corps through its past, present and future members.

The goals of the Association are to:

  • Promote the Corps' identity and reputation in Queensland
  • Recognise and celebrate achievements of members of the Corps in Queensland
  • Provide a focal point for Corps activities in Queensland

The role of the RAEME is to ensure maximum operational availability of equipment to enable the commander to win the land battle. RAEME is a technical corps tasked with the maintenance of the Army's modern hardware and equipment. More on the Corps can be found at this link.

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Latest News - Next Monthly Meeting to be held on Wednesday 6th February 2019 @ Kedron Wavell Services Club

Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month (unless otherwise indicated) Start time of the meeting is 1730. See the 'Events' under Notices or Upcoming Events top left for more details.


RAEME Birthday 7CSSB 2018

The weather was fine, the flag was flying and the teams were ready to go for the 76th RAEME Birthday Celebrations.  The day started with a number of Inter Unit Team events including Spanner throw and Globe Toss, the overall winning Team was from 1 Sig Regt.

With Team sports events out of the way, it was time to enjoy in what has to be a first for Army in Brisbane, a burnout demonstration by 20 vehicles thanks to Queensland Motorway Park. Vehicles ranged from imported Japanese, to American and Australian Muscle cars. The most impressive display was this image above of three cars in our Corps Colours. 

The Cart race was probably the most hotly contested event of the day, with number of sub units fielding teams. All of them were committed and determined to be crowned "Cart Champion" for 2018. The eventual winner was the Team from 2CER.

Hon COL Tony Borg presented a number of awards to recipients in attendance, including one to CFN Nicholas Farrington, 7CSSB Enoggera, who also received a Certificate of Excellence & Corps History Book courtesy of the RAQ. 

SQld ARes CFN Alan Smith 11 CSSB & NQld CFN Dustin Murphy 3 RAR also received Certificates & CHB on behalf of the RAQ through the week.

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HOC Visits The Colonel In Chief

His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh recently received Brigadier Andrew Freeman, Head of the Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers at Windsor Castle. Brigadier Freeman was on an official Visit to the UK.

Brigadier Freeman recently tweeted, "It was an absolute pleasure to meet His Royal Highness who has remained RAEME’s Colonel in Chief having retired from official duties."

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Pictured above: The Duke, who is Colonel-in-Chief of RAEME (centre), received Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Evans RAEME, Chief of Staff at the Australian High Commission (left) and Brigadier Andrew Freeman, HOC RAEME (right).

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Pictured Above: Force Support Element Nine Members.

Dear Association Members,

On behalf of the Force Support Element – Nine RAEME workshop members (and as a member of the association myself), I wish to send a big thank you for the Spanner Packs that we have recently received. It is a great feeling receiving something from past and present members of our Corps.

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Pictured Above: His Excellency, the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, Sir Peter Cosgrove, AK, MC (Retd) (centre), LT COL Claude Palmer (Retd) 106 OC SVN (centre right), MAJ Troy Hollis (left) and LT COL Steven Cleggett (right) discuss the new equipment and functionality of the workshop.

His Excellency, the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, Sir Peter Cosgrove, AK, MC (Retd), visited Gallipoli Barracks in Brisbane, to formally open the Land 121 workshop at 7th Combat Service Support Battalion on 20 November 2018.