Latest News from Camp Gregory

Bottle and Can Donations

Bottle and Can Donations

We now have a containers for cash account in Queensland for those who would like to donate their bottles and cans. Our account number is C10164037.

Coral and Balmoral, battle of Fire Support Bases.

One of the Australian Army’s most significant battles of the Vietnam War was fought at the Fire Support Patrol Bases (FSPB or FSB) of Coral and Balmoral. The battle is remembered for the courage of Australian soldiers who fought desperately as hundreds of troops from...

The Gulf War: Australia’s contribution

Over 1,800 Australian Defence personnel were deployed in the Gulf War from August 1990 to September 1991. The force comprised units from the Army, Navy and RAAF.  At Camp Gregory Veterans Day 2018 Trudie Leigo from ABC Wide Bay had a chance to catch up with...

Camp Gregory Veterans Day 2018

Camp Gregory Veterans Day 2018

Camp Gregory Veteran's Day 18 August 2018 A special ceremony was held at Camp Gregory Veteran's Retreat to honour regular Camp Gregory attendees Brian 'Simmo' Simpson and Blue Kelly, who earlier this year received Citations for Bravery, for their involvement in the...

Thank you Auskerbs

Thank you Auskerbs

A big thanks to AusKerbs Concrete garden edging for helping out Camp Gregory Veterans Retreat with this great edging around our kitchen area and memorial. AusKerbs is a local business in Hervey Bay and we encourage anyone looking for concrete edging to...

Donation of Water Tank by Aussie Vets PTSD Group

The Camp Gregory Veterans Retreat members and community wish to make a big shout out to Mary and the Aussie Vets PTSD Group for their generosity in donating a brand new 22,500lt poly water tank. Camp Gregory is available to all current & former service personnel...

Camp Gregory Caretaker Kit

Camp Gregory Caretaker Kit

This is the Camp Gregory Veterans Retreat caretaker ‘Kit’ with his pal Jess. Kit lives onsite at Camp Gregory and has a fantastic palace!

August 2018

Some recent guests up at Camp Gregory Veterans Retreat thanks for sharing your photos Keith

July 2018 Camp Updates

July 2018 Camp Updates

Check out the new bollards & mulch that Bundaberg Regional Council have installed across the ‘Esplanade’ area adjacent to the Gregory River. More bollards along with some trees and shrubs will be planted. The area is so far looking fantastic, a big thanks to...

ABC Wide Bay ANZAC Day Special

Our Anzac Day Special courtesy of ABC Wide Bay. Thank you Ross and Brad for these wonderful feature. Listen herewww.soundcloud.com/abcwidebay/camp-gregory-anzac-day-special

ANZAC Day 2018

*****ANZAC DAY 2018*****We will be hosting a small sombre ANZAC Day Service as per past years, to be followed by a BBQ Lunch.If you would like to reserve accommodation in one of our DONGAS please phone our Caretaker 'Kit' on 0499 728 800.If you a self sufficent Camper...

Ricochet Visit

Ricochet Visit

We would like to acknowledge and thank the VVAA Sunshine Coast Sub-branch for their continued support and enthusiasm toward our Veterans Retreat. Recently we had the Editor of their monthly newsletter RICOCHET John come and visit with his wife. John has writen a...

ABC Wide Bay Visit

We hope that all our members, supporters and guests had a safe and happy festive season. Recently we had the pleasure of having Brad Marsellos from ABC Wide Bay visit us at the Camp. Brad along with his colleague Trudie Leigo have produced a fantastic piece on our...

Veterans Day 2017

A few photos of camp gregory veterans retreat 'veterans day' 2017, there was a great turnout at the Camp this year!

Funds Boost for Veterans Camp

The information below was published in the Bundaberg News Mail on 15th Jul 2017 10:37 AM. Image: Brian Simpson (Simmo) being present with a Queensland State Flag by Member for Burnett Stephen Bennett MP A CAMP SITE designed to help heal the emotional wounds of...

The Lysaght Military shed!

It took some time..but the Lysaght Military Shed donated to Camp Gregory Veterans Retreat by Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt MP has gone up! thanks to all those hard dedicated people who made this possible for us! So many people contributed in...

Anzac day 2017

For those unaware we hold low key services on Anzac Day, Vietnam Veterans Day, Remembrance Day and any other days of significance as arranged. Here we have one of Camp Gregory's dedicated volunteers, Simmo who is having a talk at our Anzac Day Service, what a great...