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Australian War Animal Memorial Organisation Inc.


Posted by on Apr 3, 2018 in News | 0 comments

The Australian War Animal Organisation understand the significance of the unconditional service rendered by Veteran  Animals. We know the impact they have on their handlers and those whose lives they have saved and touched. Because of this we want to support the owners of retired service animals, so they can be offered appropriate veterinary and special care in their twilight years. If you are interested in donating to this cause please click on the below link which will take you to the Go Fund Me page:...

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Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in News | 0 comments


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Posted by on Dec 14, 2017 in News | 0 comments

  Back of canvas Size: L 61cm, H 52cm & W 3.5cm Description: Acrylic on cotton canvas Artist name: Belinda Eldridge Artist website: Artist email:...

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Treloar Roses raising funds for AWAMO with the Charles De Gaulle Rose

Posted by on Apr 27, 2017 in News | 0 comments

    The beautiful Charles De Gaulle rose – the official ‘Australian War Animal Rose’ is available potted now by mail order. They make a beautiful gift for someone, or simply for a bit of colour in your own garden, either way, you will be helping to raise funds for AWAMO! Our friends at Treloar Roses are kindly donating $1.50 from the sale of each Charles De Gaulle bush rose to AWAMO. To purchase your Charles De Gaulle rose, simply give them a call on 03 5529 2367 to place your order or follow the link                ...

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Purple Poppies for Pozieres, France!

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017 in News, News & Events | 0 comments

Over 9 million animals died during WWI including many thousands of Australian war horses, mules, donkeys, pigeons and dogs and no Australian war animals were returned home due to quarantine restrictions. On the 21st of July 2017 we will be opening Australia’s official war animal memorial in Pozieres, France. How can you help? AWAMO hopes to display handmade purple poppies at the ceremony.  We invite people young and old to participate by: drawing a war animal; colouring in a purple poppy; and/or crochet or knit your own purple poppy All purple poppies will be taken to Pozieres and displayed at the ceremony. Post your poppy or poppies to: AWAMO HQ 13 Primrose Street South Toowoomba   Qld  4350    ...

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Posted by on May 4, 2016 in News | 0 comments

AWAMO is proud to release our new product pavers, these will be used to raise funds for Australia’s first war animal memorial in Pozieres, France next year. Pozieres is a small village in the Somme valley in France and endured some of the most bitter and costly fighting for Australian troops in 1916. Pozieres was also the place of untold losses in animal life: “It is estimated that over 8,000,000 perished or were wounded in the great war, however this figure is low as records from Asian countries and the fledgling Soviet Union were either non-existent or restricted” Extract from the book, Animals At War – Nigel Allsopp. Your support in buying a paver will enable the establishment of a permanent animal memorial on the grounds of the Australian memorial currently being erected in Pozieres, FRANCE. The establishment of an...

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