Royal United Services Institute of Australia

RUSIDSS of South Australia


The aim of the institute is to promote informed debate and to improve public awareness and understanding of defence and national security

Brief History

The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) of South Australia was founded in Adelaide in the early days of Federation, and was flourishing by 1904. The original aim centred on improving the education of Service Officers by promoting the study of strategic and defence matters. A defence oriented library was established, which today contains a very fine collection.

The RUSI of South Australia is a Constituent Body of the Royal United Services Institute of Australia.

RUSIDSS of South Australia Patron

(Photo; Govt House SA)

The Governor of South Australia, His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, is the Patron of the RUSIDSS of SA.

The photograph shows His Excellency with his wife Mrs Lan Le.


The following links are provided for your interest.

“Relevance of Gunboat Diplomacy in the 21st Century – Naval Power?”

Highlights in the advancement of tactics.







25th September 2018


Your Invitation

Presented by the Royal United Services Institute South Australia, a not-for - profit organization, established to inform the public on important and significant defence and security matters.

A Presentation by:

AIRCDRE Joe Iervasi AM

Commander Air Warfare Centre

Senior Australian Defence Force Officer – Edinburgh Defence Precinct

Australian Air Warfare Centre”

The Air Warfare Centre and its role in integrated war fighting

The Commander will brief on the latest Air Force strategies in integrating air warfare, formulating recommendations and seeking answers to operational and tactical war-fighting challenges.

Date: Tuesday 25th September 2018

Time: 6.00pm (dinner) for 7.00 pm–9pm

Where: Naval Military and Airforce Club –111 Hutt Street, City

Dress Code: Business Attire/Neat Casual

Cost: $12.00 which includes attendance at the talk.

Pre-Brief dinner, wine, beer and soft drinks are available for purchase.

RSVP by 9pm Monday, 24 Sept 2018 to secure your seat.

Bookings by Eventbrite click here

or by EFTPOS –see below


Please detach and return to:-Royal United Services Institute of SA

Building 160, Keswick Barracks Keswick SA 5035

Contact Porscha Ryan on: Email:

Brief, Tuesday, 25th September 2018

PAYMENT: Cash ( ) Cheque ( ) Electronic Funds Transfer** ( )

Names of those attending ____________________________

Account Name: RUSI of SA Inc

**BSB 065 000   **Account No: 00900386

Please ensure that you include your name in the reference area.