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The Australian Flag

For information on how to purchase an Australia flag please follow this link http://nationalflags.com.au/
To learn more about the history and protocols for flying the Australian flag please follow this link http://www.itsanhonour.gov.au/symbols/flag.cfm#flying

Medals

For information on how to wear medals or decorations please click here https://www.itsanhonour.gov.au/honours/awards/wearing.cfm
To access information on Australia Defence Medals please follow this link http://www.defence.gov.au/medals/
For the RSL protocols for wearing medals at events please click here RSL Medal Protocols.
To access the British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: 1914-1922 please follow this link http://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=1262
To find information on New Zealand Defence Force medals please follow this link http://medals.nzdf.mil.nz/

Badges of Rank

A pictorial listing of the badges of rank for Army, Navy and Air Force can be found here Badges of Rank for Australian Defence Forces.

Accessing Service Records

To access service records please follow this link http://www.defence.gov.au/Records/

RSL Funeral Services

To conduct a funeral service for an ex-service member that incorporates military traditions an outline of how to conduct an RSL funeral services can be found here Information on RSL Funeral Services.

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    Esperance Sub-Branch has recently created an honour board to recognise the service of their life members.
    Pictured with the board are life members George Starcevich, Merv Andre, Stan Starcevich and Dorothy Anđre.
    RSL National shared RSLWA's photo.
  • RSL New South Wales
    Happy 2019! Thank you for your support throughout 2018.
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    RSL Tasmania wishes to advise that we are all back at work and wish everyone a happy and safe 2019. Our office is again open for its normal hours.
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  • RSLWA
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    RSL National shared a link.
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  • Veterans Film Festival
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  • Anzac Bears
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  • Anzac Bears
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    RSL National shared a link.
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  • Poppy Appeal Australia
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  • RSL New South Wales
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    RSL National shared RSL New South Wales's live video.
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    RSL National shared a link.