Reginald Andrew Wentworth Watson.  Reg is a full time, professional writer, speaker and historian. He is a journalist with 52 years of published experience. He has many major publications to his credit, most dealing with Tasmanian history, including military. His journalism has seen him contribute over a thousand  articles, dealing with human interest, feature work and news reporting, to numerous newspapers and magazines state-wide, nation-wide and overseas.

From Reg’s Desk

We the people must regain our inherited freedoms
Even before the present virus outbreak, our freedoms were being eroded. Democracy we have seen is not a guarantee for freedom, ending up what could be termed, electoral dictatorship, meaning for the electorate there’s little choice …
St George’s Day
The 23rd of April is St George’s Day. It is important to remember the patron saint of England, St George and to observe St George’s Day and to wear the red cross against the white background, which …
ANZAC Day 2021
Anzac day is a day to remember. To remember those who went away, leaving their families, their community and country, to serve in war zones, risking their life and limb. Most were young and most were …
How our freedoms can be maintained
It was Winston Churchhill who said, “Never waste a good crisis” and certainly governments of all persuasions and levels in the democratic world have taken advantage of the existing situation. The current corona-virus has seen all …

Upcoming Events

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September2021
120th Anniversary of the Australian National FlagA formal dinner will tbe held on Friday the 3rd of September to celebrate the the 120th Aniversary of the Australian National Flag.

Venue and Time to be advised

Enquiries: Reg Watson, Organiser. 0409 975 587

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November2021
80th Anniversary of the Siege of TobrukWreath Laying Ceremony: Friday 27th November 11:00 am
Venue: Hobart Cenataph


Dinner: Friday 27th November 2021 6:00 pm
Venue: Lenah Valley RSL


Enquiries: Reg Watson, Organiser. 0409 975 587

“The study of history allows us to understand our past and guide us going forward.
We have much to loose if we don’t reflect on our history”

Reg Watson