2608, 2016

The Wilson Brothers Commemoration Dinner

By |2016-08-26T02:27:32+00:00August 26th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Wilson Brothers Commemoration Dinner

RSL ACT will be hosting the Wilson Brothers Commemoration Dinner on Wednesday, September 21 2016. This dinner will be hosted at the Australian War Memorial. Use the following link to make your bookings; https://www.trybooking.com/221552

2208, 2016

RSL Yorketown Sub-Branch New Murals

By |2016-08-22T05:06:58+00:00August 22nd, 2016|Categories: ANZAC, News, RSL, Uncategorized|Comments Off on RSL Yorketown Sub-Branch New Murals

We congratulate the Committee and members of the Yorketown Sub Branch in South Australia on their recent project to focus the local community on the Centenary of ANZAC by having hand painted murals depicting Australians wartime heritage. These not only look beautiful but show how the RSL can bring a community together, well done Yorketown and [...]

1108, 2016

RSL Welcomes Government Action on Veteran Suicides

By |2016-08-11T08:43:47+00:00August 11th, 2016|Categories: Government, Health, News, RSL, Uncategorized|Comments Off on RSL Welcomes Government Action on Veteran Suicides

RSL National has welcomed the Prime Minister’s commitment to improving mental health services for veterans. RSL National President Rod White said mental health issues continued to have a significant impact on thousands of current and ex-serving Defence personnel. “We are pleased to see the Federal Government take positive steps towards increasing the quantity and quality of [...]

1108, 2016

Increase in Government Support for Veterans and ADF Members

By |2016-08-11T04:23:54+00:00August 11th, 2016|Categories: Government, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Increase in Government Support for Veterans and ADF Members

The Turnbull Government will increase support for veterans and ADF members, including an employment initiative to support people moving from military service to civilian life. We recognise that the transition from the services into civilian life can be challenging for some members, and we are committed to providing the required support to re-enter the workforce. The [...]

1108, 2016

50th Anniversary of the end of the Indonesian Confrontation

By |2016-08-11T02:21:41+00:00August 11th, 2016|Categories: Commemoration, Government, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 50th Anniversary of the end of the Indonesian Confrontation

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the end of the Indonesian Confrontation, an undeclared conflict fought mainly along the Malaysian-Indonesian frontier on the island of Borneo from 1963-1966. “Today we remember the service and sacrifice of the Australians on Borneo 50 years ago,” Mr Tehan said. The full media release can be found here; 50th Anniversary of [...]

1008, 2016

Passing of Mr Mark Sherlock

By |2016-08-10T05:22:55+00:00August 10th, 2016|Categories: RSL, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Passing of Mr Mark Sherlock

It is with deep sadness that the National President and Members of the National Board reveal the sudden passing of Mr Mark Sherlock, General Manager Commercial Operations of the Victorian State Branch of the RSL. Mark was a valued, respected and appreciated member.  We acknowledge his selfless, long standing and tireless commitment and efforts for the [...]

508, 2016

New CEO for RSL WA

By |2016-08-05T00:47:22+00:00August 5th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on New CEO for RSL WA

John McCourt has been appointed the new CEO of The Returned & Services League of WA. Mr McCourt will assume the role on September 1 from Philip Orchard.   John McCourt - New CEO RSLWA

2807, 2016

Service at Lone Pine Cancelled

By |2016-07-28T22:25:56+00:00July 28th, 2016|Categories: ANZAC, Commemoration, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Service at Lone Pine Cancelled

The service to commemorate the 101st anniversary of the battle of Lone Pine at Gallipoli next week has been cancelled due to security concerns. National President Mr Rod White AM RFD, supported this decision with his comments appearing in an article in The Australian. http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/nation/lone-pine-service-at-gallipoli-canned-after-failed-coup/news-story/0bb29250522f291adfc8d7f7c0654ec5