2607, 2021

RSL Supports New Census Question on Defence Service

2021-07-26T12:18:55+10:00July 26th, 2021|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

The Returned & Services League of Australia (RSL) has welcomed the first-time inclusion of a question regarding service in the Australian Defence Forces in the forthcoming National Census. RSL National President Greg Melick said the question, “Has the person ever served in the Australian Defence Force?” will provide valuable new information for Governments and veteran support and service organisations.

907, 2021

RSL Welcomes Appointment of Royal Commissioners

2021-07-09T08:20:24+10:00July 9th, 2021|Categories: Latest News|Comments Off on RSL Welcomes Appointment of Royal Commissioners

The Returned & Services League of Australia (RSL) has welcomed the appointment of the Royal Commissioners to investigate the incidence of veteran and defence personnel suicide. RSL National President Greg Melick said the appropriate combination of investigative, legal and mental health skills, as well as the uniformed service experience of the retired senior police officer Nick [...]

807, 2021

Further recognition for Somalia veterans

2021-07-08T06:28:24+10:00July 8th, 2021|Categories: Latest News|Comments Off on Further recognition for Somalia veterans

The Returned & Services League of Australia (RSL) welcomes the review by the independent Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal of unit recognition for Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel who served in the Somalia conflict. The Federal Government has asked the Tribunal to reassess the matter following representations from the 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment Association. [...]