Most people recognise Bob for his tremendous contribution to Australian sport through Rugby League, but many don’t know that he was also a National Serviceman in the Army and mentor within the ADF.
The Returned & Services League of Australia (RSL) has called on the Federal Government to fast-track Australian visa support for Afghan support staff who have assisted Australian Defence forces and officials during the deployment in Afghanistan.
The Returned & Services League of Australia (RSL) has made a detailed submission on the themes for a consultation to inform the Terms of Reference for the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide.
The ANZAC of the Year Awards are made annually ‘to recognise the efforts and achievements of up to seven Australians who have given service to their fellow Australians and to the community in a positive, selfless and compassionate manner.’
When COVID-19 forced the cancellation of ANZAC Day services and marches across Australia last year, the nation united and rallied to Light Up The Dawn on driveways, balconies and front yards to let veterans know that their service and sacrifice will never be forgotten.