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2017 Catalina Festival Raffle

FANTASTIC RAFFLE PRIZES AT THIS YEAR’S CATALINA FESTIVAL!!!   Prizes Include: ·       Return helicopter flight for (4) people to the Hunter Vineyards PLUS a 2 course lunch with wine (4) at Wandin Valley Estate   ·       VIP Movies Experience – includes movies for 2 for 12 months, PLUS a gift box filled with goodies   ·       Tandem Skydive […]

Catalina Festival 2017

The Rathmines Catalina Festival Returns! Rathmines Catalina Memorial Park Association Inc. is excited to announce the date for the return of one of Lake Macquarie’s most significant events, the 2017 Rathmines Catalina Festival. Celebrating the military history of Rathmines, the Festival’s 11th staging will be taking place on Sunday 29th October 2017. All money raised […]

Wreckage Confirmed.

  The RAAF has confirmed that aircraft wreckage found in waters south of Cairns is that of RAAF No. 11 Squadron Catalina A24-25, that crashed on February 28, 1943, killing all 11 personnel on board. CAF AIRMSHL Leo Davies praised the work of all those involved in locating and confirming the identity of the aircraft. […]

2015 ANZAC Service – Rathmines

Rathmines Catalina Memorial Park Association (Inc), held their ANZAC Commemoration Service at the Memorial on the site of the old WW2 RAAF Seaplane Base, Rathmines, on Saturday 25th April at 2pm. The Service was again well attended by the public, along with representation from Catalina Veterans, serving members of the RAAF, including Wing Commander Nigel […]