Poppy Appeal funds help veterans and their families with welfare and wellbeing assistance, advocacy, advice with benefits and entitlements, claims lodgement from circumstances arising from military service to our nation, RSL Employment Program, emergency accommodation, grocery and fuel vouchers. Click here to donate securely online

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Support your local RSL club as they re-open after the Covid-19 shutdown. RSLs were setback by ANZAC Day and general trading closures. Help them to re-establish by enjoying the entertainment, dining and refreshments.

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The right role can give you purpose and direction and help you progress in a fulfilling career. It can help you transition into civilian life or settle in after relocating. If you’re a veteran or the partner of a current or former Defence member, we can help you take the next step towards finding meaningful…

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Thank you to Australia for embracing Light Up The Dawn with such respect and magnitude. We were separate but united to remember generations of service, sacrifice and the servicewomen and servicemen serving in our name now. As a result of restrictions to this year’s formal ANZAC Day commemorations the RSL encouraged people to Light Up…

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A powerful, new independent body will be created to investigate all suspected veteran and Australian Defence Force suicides and causes to help save lives. The Federal Government will establish a permanent National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention Media Release Fact Sheet

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Open Arms is here 24/7 to support current and ex-serving veterans and families with free and confidential counselling and group programs. If you need help to rebuild your mental fitness call 1800 011 046. Check out the website http://www.OpenArms.gov.au

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RSL SA/NT recognises that veteran care is often needed out of business hours and provides this list of agencies and contacts that may offer assistance when we are unavailable. AFTER HOURS CARE Veterans Mental Health issues take various forms – confusion, dementia, suicide threat, anxiety, aggression. There are varying degrees of resolution – GP through…

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RSL South Australia reinforces its position on false claims of military service and the wearing of unapproved, non-entitled and purchased commemorative medals. MEDALSMilitary service to your country is a proud achievement. The Australian Government awards medals and honours to signify service and contribution to the nation. Most people wear their medals appropriately, knowing that they…

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The Far East Strategic Reserve was the name attributed to the Australian navy, army and air force units and other Commonwealth forces engaged in South East Asia conflicts – Malayan Emergency 1955-1960; Indonesian Confrontation 1962-1966 and further unrest to 1971. The FESR War Memorial Foundation plans to establish a national memorial in the grounds of…

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