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811, 2016

RSL Statement – Independent Enquiry

By |2016-11-08T04:26:30+00:00November 8th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on RSL Statement – Independent Enquiry

The RSL is determined to uphold the reputation of the league and its members in the midst of the recent allegations of misconduct by some individuals within the organisation.    statement-from-rsl-national-081116

2310, 2016

Interim National President

By |2016-10-23T23:24:53+00:00October 23rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Interim National President

Statement from RSL National RSL National President Rod White is taking extended leave from his position to care for a family member. The deputy National President Robert Dick will be acting President in the interim. Robert has also been RSL Tasmania President since 2013 and an active member of the RSL since 1991. For more information [...]

2310, 2016

Statement from RSL National

By |2016-10-23T23:16:40+00:00October 23rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Statement from RSL National

"The RSL National Board is deeply perturbed by issues raised in the media regarding RSL NSW state council members, past and present, and will convene an emergency meeting on Tuesday to consider current legal advice and respond in the best interests of the League. The National Board is calling on RSL NSW to take strong and [...]

1710, 2016

RSL National Corporate Governance Statement

By |2016-10-17T21:53:11+00:00October 17th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on RSL National Corporate Governance Statement

Statement from RSL National An extraordinary meeting of the RSL National Board has moved to uphold public trust and confidence in the organisation. The Board has unanimously agreed to commission an external investigation into the payment of consultancy fees by the independent company RSL LifeCare to members of the RSL NSW State Council. The final terms [...]

1610, 2016

Veterans Film Festival Red Poppy Awards

By |2016-10-16T23:45:18+00:00October 16th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Veterans Film Festival Red Poppy Awards

The second Veterans Film Festival Red Poppy Awards were held in Canberra, 15 October at the Australian War Memorial. “We have had over 250 submissions, from all ages, that explore diverse perspectives, outcomes and influences,” said Tom Papas, Festival Director. “The Jury faced a real challenge in selecting the best films on each category.” The Veterans [...]

2809, 2016

Congratulations – 2016 Australian Father of the Year

By |2016-09-28T04:50:28+00:00September 28th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Congratulations – 2016 Australian Father of the Year

The RSL congratulates His Excellency General The Hon. David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor of New South Wales on his recent appointment as the 2016 Australian Father of the Year. RSL National President, Mr Rod White, said “This announcement has given members of the RSL great joy in knowing that His Excellency has been recognised with [...]

1409, 2016

Senate Inquiry into Suicide by Veterans and ex-Service Personnel

By |2016-09-14T03:28:28+00:00September 14th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Senate Inquiry into Suicide by Veterans and ex-Service Personnel

Submissions close on 7 October 2016 The Terms of Reference are: Inquiry into suicide by veterans and ex-service personnel with particular reference to: the reasons why Australian veterans are committing suicide at such high rates, previous reviews of military compensation arrangements and their failings, the Repatriation Medical Authority’s Statements of Principles, claims administration time limits, claims [...]