Portrait

Biography

Tara Bucknall

Tara Bucknall joined the Army in 1988 and is currently the Commander of the New South Wales 2nd Australian Army Cadet Brigade. She particularly enjoys the opportunity to provide a youth development program that inspires the youth of Australia to be better community members of today and the future.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.


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Symbols of Remembrance

When she was asked to speak at her niece's school, Tara Bucknall decided to talk about some of the symbolism around Remembrance and what they mean to Australians. This article is a transcript of her speech.

By Tara Bucknall

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Book Review | In the Wake of Plague: The Black Death and the World it made

We are all living the changes that are happing because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but what can we learn from the past? Tara Bucknall reviews one the few books that has a look at the “Black Death” and how it shaped the world of today.

By Tara Bucknall

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Book Review: The Tyrannicide Brief by Geoffrey Robertson

Tara Bucknall reviews Geoffrey Robertson's 'The Tyrannicide Brief', a book that has influenced her and she rates for professional development.

By Tara Bucknall

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Australian Army Cadets – Australia’s most enduring Hearts and Minds Military Campaign

How much do you know about the Australian Army Cadets? If you want to know more, have a read of this article from Tara Bucknall.

By Tara Bucknall