The Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RAEME) Association Queensland Inc is a not for profit volunteer organisation, supporting the RAEME National Network by providing leadership to, and a focal point for, all RAEME affiliated Associations in Queensland, by promoting and recognising the corps and its achievements via independent memorial, celebratory, social, fundraising, sporting and other activities.

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.

This site has been developed as a communication tool for RAEME members in Queensland. All attempts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the information supplied. If any errors or broken links are found, or if you have any item or article for inclusion on these pages, please contact the webmaster.

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New members please use the 'Online Registration' link under the Membership banner.

All proceeds are used to support and promote the goals of the Association.

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Meetings and Functions

Are held on the first Wednesday of each month excluding January, the latest information is on the Events page.


RAQ NQ Gathering - 15 Oct 2022 - Townsville

Pictured Above: L-R - Mick Fry, Elaine and Mick McMillan @ the June function

An invitation is extended to all RAQ, current and former RAEME members (ground and air) and friends of the Corps to attend a RAQ (NQ) get together.

What - RAQ (NQ) Gathering – Centenary Hotel

When - Sat 15 Oct 22, from 1230 - onwards

Where - Centenary Hotel (front bar) 35 French St, Pimlico, Townsville QLD 4812 Ph: (07) 4779 2575.

Why – Life is short so we should enjoy the small things. This is an excellent opportunity to live for the moment, bring a mate and catch up with the “old and bolds” or meet some of the “new” generation “young guns”. Let’s continue to keep the esprit de corps so near and dear to our hearts alive. Arte et Marte

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Regards

Robert 'Tank' Pontifex


Frank Carroll's Transport Depot Tour - Saturday 1 October 2022 - Coolum

As an adjunct to the Sunshine Coast luncheon, particularly for visitors to the Coast, but also for local residents and those who have an interest in old military vehicles, Rolls Royce cars and other equipment, a special viewing of some excellent and well-preserved vehicles has been arranged at Carroll’s Transport Depot at nearby Coolum.  

The owner, Mr Frank Carroll will conduct a tour commencing at 1000 hours on the morning of 01 October 2022 and last one hour.

You are invited to arrive around 0900 hours and enjoy a coffee and informal walk around (at your cost), before the commencement of the tour ($8 payable at the museum).

Carroll’s Transport Depot Museum can be found at:

  • Unit 2, 52 Lysaght Street
  • Coolum Beach QLD 4573

We encourage you to visit the museum which houses many great exhibits including the RAQ 1943 GPW Jeepplease indicate your attendance by selecting the 'Register Now' Button below, so we can provide the organiser with numbers.

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