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Interim CEO Letter 13/2/18

Dear Members, As my brief time at the RSL-SA comes to and end and new leadership comes in, I wanted to provide you with a quick view from the CEO’s perspective of what has happened over the past few months and the direction we are heading in. I have wanted to have greater engagement with…

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Walk for a Veteran with PTS

3rd annual Walk for a Veteran with PTS along the Adelaide coastline in honour of the 41 ADF personnel killed in Afghanistan. The organisers invite as many people as they can to join the walk on Saturday 28 July to help raise money and awareness for veteran and emergency services Post Traumatic Stress programs. Facebook…

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Sub-Branch Presidents Forum

A Presidents Forum for SA/NT RSL Sub-Branch Presidents and Regional Coordinators will be held on Monday 26th February 2018, 9.30am for a 10am start – 2.30pm, Torrens Training Depot, Victoria Drive, Adelaide Bronson will give an update on the state of the State Branch and introduce the new CEO. This Forum will be streamed live…

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Interim President’s Update

Read the State President’s January Update informing of State Branch, ACNC Compliance, Governance, Finance Committee, Avoca Hotel, Advocacy, Welfare, Mentoring, Regional Coordinators, Board Election, Commemoration, History.

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VALOUR & VIOLETS – South Australians in the Great War

VALOUR & VIOLETS Close to 35,000 South Australians enlisted for service overseas during the Great War. Around 5500 never came back. Countless more returned with physical and psychological injuries that would affect them for the rest of their lives. Valour and Violets brings together for the first time the stories of the campaigns and battles…

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Overseas Anniversary Commemorations

As many Australians start to plan overseas trips for 2018, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs encourage those planning on attending international commemorative services to register early. Registration to attend overseas commemorations is now open and passes are provided at no cost: http://overseascommemorations.ticketek.com.au

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Australia Day Honours

Congratulations to SX11122 Bill McEvoy OAM, 2/48th Australian Infantry Battalion, Rat of Tobruk and Battle of El Alamein veteran (Plympton Glenelg RSL). Also David Lyas (Morphett Vale RSL), Trevor Whitelaw (Brighton RSL), David Helman (RAAFA). All worthy recipients of Medals of the Order of Australia.

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Military Police Banner

The SA branch of the RACMP Association is seeking its banner, last used on ANZAC Day around 12 years ago. It is believed to be black and red with the corps symbol and motto. If you know where it is please advise Tony on 0417 050 828; tschwer@bigpond.com

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Discount for RSL Members

Unmasked Theatre presents the comedy play Ding Dong. RSL members are offered concession price tickets upon presentation of their membership card. www.unmaskedtheatre.com.au

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AE1 Submarine Found

Australia’s first submarine HMAS AE1 has been found, ending a 103 year maritime mystery. The Royal Australian Navy submarine was lost off Rabaul on 14 September 1914 with all personnel aboard. The fate of 800 ton AE1 and her 35 crew members has remained one of the persistent mysteries of Australia’s military history. We Will…

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