SAMVOA is an ex-servicemen organisation comprised of Military and Police Veterans who were called up or volunteered to serve their country, South Africa, in the SADF/SANDF, SAP/SAPS, or the South Africa Prison Services, who completed their commitment and who now reside in Australia or New Zealand, or in countries peripheral to this region.
The organisation has branches in:
Sydney - New South Wales.
Brisbane - Queensland.
Adelaide - South Australia.
Melbourne - Victoria.
Perth - Western Australia.
Darwin - Northern Territory (Members only).
Tasmania - No members yet.
North and South Island.
SAMVOA has no affiliation to any political or religious organisation and is a non-sexist organisation. Furthermore, these subjects will never be raised or discussed.
SAMVOA is a single rank organisation with "Veteran" being the only rank. The organisation's strength will come from veteran membership and comradeship at Club level, and the organisation will take its lead and direction from this membership level. All Veterans will belong to a Club, irrespective of the office they hold, and any Veteran will be able to aspire to serve in any office of the organisation, based on his or her dedication and capability.
SAMVOA Veterans will participate nationally in recognised Memorial Services and Ceremonies, notably:
Furthermore, the SAMVOA ideal will be advanced by means of the following:
Mutual support and brotherhood :
The SAMVOA Constitution
Click here to download a copy of the unabridged version of the SAMVOA Constitution (pdf format - 111 KB)