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Veterans’ Health Week

Attached is a local listing of events being held in SA. We’d encourage you to promote and circulate information about these events to your local veteran community so they can attend events. Click here to view the list. For further information about any events contact the event organisers. Please note some events do have restricted…

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Veterans’ Information Day

The Government of South Australia and Veterans SA is pleased to be presenting the 2019 Veterans’ Information Day at the Torrens Parade Ground. Program: 8.30am – Official public launch of the SA Veterans Employment Program, also incorporating a presentation by The Princes Trust Australia. 11.15am – Presentation by Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation. 12.45pm – Veteran Mental…

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Remembrance Breakfast 2019

Wednesday November 6th, 7am – 8:45am in the Adelaide Town Hall, $65/ticket or $60 for RSL members. Tables of 10 available. Book through www.humanitix.com.au; https://bit.ly/2O2E1uB Guest Speaker Lainie Anderson will give a presentation on the Centenary of the Vickers Vimy Epic Flight from England to Australia by the Smith brothers and crew in 1919. Click…

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Edinburgh Air Show

The Australian Defence Force has announced that South Australia will host the next Defence Air Show on 9 and 10 November 2019. RAAF Base Edinburgh, on the outskirts of Adelaide, will open its gates to the public for an exhilarating, action packed Air Show. The two day event will showcase advances in aviation technology during…

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2019 RSL ANZAC AWARDS

The Returned & Services League of Australia announced the recipients of the 2019 ANZAC of the Year awards. 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…

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AFTER HOURS CARE

RSL SA recognises that veteran care is often needed out of business hours and provide 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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OPERATION K9 ASSISTANCE DOG PROGRAM

Operation K9 is a joint program provided by the Royal Society for the Blind and the Returned & Services League South Australia. Operation K9 assistance dogs are provided to eligible veterans of the Australian Defence Force who have been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress. An Assistance (or Service) Dog is any dog that is individually…

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OPEN ARMS 24/7 SUPPORT

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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IF IT DOESN’T ADD UP, SPEAK UP

The National Security Hotline 1800 123 400 is a vital component of Australia’s national counter-terrorism efforts. The nature of terrorism is changing, with callers providing information on the use of websites or social media platforms promoting violent extremist ideology, suspicious travel planning, and reports from people concerned that someone they know is becoming radicalised towards violent extremism. Even if…

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Centenary of Armistice Service

View the Adelaide Centenary of Armistice Service conducted at the South Australian National War Memorial on 11th November 2018 https://youtu.be/dGPs9fBuYqw

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