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Peter Badcoe VC Medal

Major Peter Badcoe began his service in 1952, and served in Malaya from 1961 to 1963, before being deployed to Vietnam in August 1966. His Victoria Cross was awarded for his bravery under fire on three separate occasions on 23 February, 7 March and 7 April 1967. His VC citation summarised these actions. Major Badcoe’s conspicuous…

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From the President

For some time, RSL-SA has been trying to manage rising operational costs against a decline in revenue. Our situation has become increasingly difficult and, yesterday afternoon, the State Board unanimously voted to put RSL-SA into Voluntary Administration. A leading accounting firm, Rodgers Reidy, has been appointed to undertake the administration process and assist RSL-SA to…

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RSL-SA holds it’s first RSL Active Autorama

On Saturday the 1st of April 2017 RSL Active held it’s first Autorama event at the Torrens Parade ground. The event was the brainchild of former SAS veteran Darren Peters who came up with the idea through his dealings with major event supporter Andrew Mitchell owner of Auto Transformers, an Adelaide based motor vehicle repair…

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Rick Harley to step down from State Board

Today Rick Harley announced his resignation from the board of RSL-SA. Rick has provided exemplary service to the RSL and the veteran’s community for over two decades.  He has spent endless hours providing personal and professional support and has enriched the lives of many veterans through his efforts. His commitment to the RSL and the…

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RSL Active – Still active!

Due to the imminent departure of Mr Mark Reidy from RSL-SA, we have received a number of queries from members and those connected with RSL Active regarding the future of the program.  RSL Active has not ceased. RSL Active was launched in 2016 to provide opportunities for anybody who has served in the ADF and…

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Changes to Board

Mrs Cheryl Cates has resigned from the board.  The board has approved Mr Stephen Larkins to fill the casual vacancy created by Mrs Cates’ resignation.  In accordance with Clause 39.6 of the Constitution, Mr Larkins will hold office until the end of Mrs Cates’ term, being 6 July 2019 or whenever the annual sub-branch conference…

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2017 Elections

The 2017 elections for board members commences today.  All sub-branch secretaries and regional coordinators will receive correspondence from the Returning Officer seeking nominations for two board positions. As always, it is important that those with the skill and motivation to ensure the long term success of the RSL step forward and nominate. Nominations close on…

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Make your Sub-Branch a SALA venue!

Registrations are now open for the 2017 SALA Festival. If you’re thinking about being a venue for this year’s Festival and looking for an artist, consider listing your venue on the SALA website so artists can find you, or if you’re an artist in need of a venue you can list your details and examples…

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State Board Resignations

The State President, Tim Hanna, advises all members that the following directors of RSL-SA have resigned:  Ivan Venning Corey McGowan Cheryl Cates  This follows the earlier resignation of Dr Francine Pinnuck.  These members of the board have contributed greatly to the work of the RSL.  I thank them for their considerable effort and wish them…

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Land of Mine Film

LAND OF MINE a new WWII historical, drama film commences this month at Palace Nova East End. Based on true events, in the aftermath of the war, captured German soldiers are put to work by their Danish captors to locate and disarm German munitions littering the beaches. A gripping story of redemption and forgiveness http://bit.ly/2nYo0nH

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