The National Malaya and Borneo Veterans Association of Australia was established in June 1995, with branches in all states and territories. They honour the memory and sacrifice of all those who served during the Malayan Emergency and Indonesian Confrontation.
The Malayan Emergency took place between 1948 and 1960. Australians from all branches of the Armed Forces served over a 13-year period. Thirty-nine Australians were killed.
The Indonesian Confrontation took place between 1962 and 1966. Twenty-three Australians were killed during the Confrontation.
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Reviewed 19 August 2021