TabletAustralia

There are a mixture of Bands in this continent; Police Bands in the Islands and Army, Navy, Air Force and Police in Australia and New Zealand.
The South Australian Police Band is a famous band in Australia described as ‘the Band of the South Australian People’ they have appeared at the Edinburgh Tattoo in Scotland where they were a great hit.
Fiji Military Bands are a very attractive sight for visitors and have travelled all over the world.
A Bandmaster of the Royal Fiji Military Forces was awarded the Military Cross and a Bandsman the Military Medal in 1941 whilst acting as stretcher bearers during the Second World War.
A set of Silver Ceremonial Drums was commissioned in 1961 to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Royal Australian Navy and were presented by the Commonwealth of Australia and all the six states.




Countries with Bands in collection

Australia
New Zealand
Fiji
Western Samoa
Tonga
Papua New Guinea
   

 


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