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.
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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.
RAEME Birthday - Arte et Marte
This week around Australia and in Queensland including Cairns, Townsville, Brisbane, Toowoomba, Amberley and Oakey, a number of events will be held to celebrate the formation of our Corps 80 years ago.
The 1st December 1942 is the date of the Order declaring the creation of AEME. In 1948 the dedicated performance of the AEME tradesman during WW2 was recognised by His Majesty King George VI by granting the Corps the title "The Royal Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers"
In December 1981 the Corps was granted a banner and in November 1982 His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh agreed that the Banner be known as The Prince Philip Banner. The Banner was presented to the Corps His Royal Highness Prince Philip on 20 May 1986.
The men and women of the Corps have served in all conflicts and peace keeping operations throughout our history and today we also acknowledge and remember the sacrifices of those who have served our great Corps in war and peace.
Whether you attend an official event this week or catch up with a group of mates, please have a great day.
Arte et Marte
Happy Birthday RAEME
RAQ NQ gathering - Townsville - Sat 10 Dec 2022
Pictured Above: L-R - Recce Mech Badge call Squiz Taylor & Ken Roberts
An invitation is extended to all RAQ, current and former RAEME members (ground and air) and friends of the Corps to attend our last RAQ (NQ) get together for 2022.
We have changed the venue and the new details are:
- What - RAQ (NQ) Gathering – Vale Hotel (flyer attached)
- When - Sat 10 Dec 22, from 1230 - onwards
- Where - Vale Hotel. 222 Ross River Rd, Aitkenvale QLD 4814
- Why – RAQ-NQ’s last gathering for 2022. Note the date and give yourself an early Christmas present. Come along, bring a mate, bring some banter and a smile and catch up with the old/bolds and ever increasing numbers of young guns”. Let’s see the year out in true NQ style. Arte et Marte. Keep an eye out for the next gathering in Feb 23.
Robert 'Tank' Pontifex