The purpose of the Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RAEME) Association Queensland is to promote and reinforce the spirit, reputation, image and competencies of the Corps through its past, present and future members.
The goals of the Association are to:
- Promote the Corps' identity and reputation in Queensland
- Recognise and celebrate achievements of members of the Corps in Queensland
- Provide a focal point for Corps activities in Queensland
The role of the RAEME is to ensure maximum operational availability of equipment to enable the commander to win the land battle. RAEME is a technical corps tasked with the maintenance of the Army's modern hardware and equipment. More on the Corps can be found at this link.
This site has been developed as a communication tool for RAEME members in Queensland. All attempts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the information supplied. If any errors or broken links are found, or if you have any item or article for inclusion on these pages, please contact the webmaster.
2017 - 75th Corps Anniversary Celebrations
On 1st of December 1942 the order declaring the creation of "AEME" was raised. In 1948 the dedicated performance of the AEME tradesman during WW2 was recognised by His Majesty King George VI when he granted the Corps the title "The Royal Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers"
We have a number of events, functions and merchandise items being released through out the year to celebrate. The easiest way to keep up to date with all that is going on is become a member of our Association or another one of our state based associations. To find out more about membership please click on this link
The RAQ Committee look forward Celebrating 75 Years of Support to the Australian Army from AEME to RAEME 1942 -2017, let’s make 2017 a year to remember.
Arte et Marte
Limited Edition 75th Anniversary Stubbie Coolers, Polo Shirts, Caps & Bundles now available
Annual subscriptions to RAQ are due by 30 Jun each year. Subscriptions can be paid using PayPal (fee free) by clicking the Icon below and logging into the 'Members Only' section of the Webpage. Renew your membership for $10 a year or upgrade your membership to Life Subscription for $100. New members please use the 'Online Registration' link under the Membership banner. All funds are used to support and promote the goals of the Association
Latest News - Next Monthly Meeting to be held 1st March 2017 @ Kedron Wavell Services Club
Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month (unless otherwise indicated) Start time of the meeting is 1730. See the 'Events' under Notices or Upcoming Events top left for more details.
Addressing maintenance constraints within the Armoured Cavalry Regiments (ACR) is the initial focus of Plan Centaur – the most comprehensive and significant improvement program in 30 years to consider the way RAEME may deliver maintenance to Army in the future.
RAQ Honours Corps Legends
At the recent RAEME Birthday Luncheon held at the Port Office Hotel, we were honoured to present two legends of our Corps with the Chairman's Award for outstanding service, Maurice Maunsell and Fred Newby. Both Maurice & Fred received Chairman's Awards badges and their names are proudly displayed on our website Honour Board.
The Reunion to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the formation of the Army Apprentices School will be held in Canberra over the period Tuesday 24 – Friday 27 April 2018.
HOW TO BUY THE RECENTLY PUBLISHED CORPS HISTROY – ‘WITH SKILL AND FIGHTING: CRAFTSMEN OF THE AUSTRALIAN ARMY 1942-2014’
For those yet to buy the Corps History book, here is a great gift for a friend in our 75th Anniversary year. The HOC Cell, Bonegilla, still has a reasonable quantity of hard cover (HC) versions available, at $80.00 a copy. The SO2 Corps Capability, MAJ Perri Hobbs, and his small team are managing sales, so the best way to secure a copy, before they run out in our 75th Anniversary year, is to go to: