Association Objectives 
To perpetuate the comradeship, which was, inspired by service with or in support of the 8th/9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment. 
Promote membership and growth of the Association at state and national levels 
To develop, enhance and maintain a close and mutually beneficial and supportive relationship with the 8th/9th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment. 
Provide welfare advice and referral to Association members and their families. 
Develop and maintain a mutually beneficial relationship with the 8 RAR and 9 RAR Associations 
Represent the 8/9 RAR Association interests to the RAR National and State Councils 
Promote, foster and develop the history of the Battalion.