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FIGHTING SEASON

Fighting Season, a new Foxtel six-part event TV drama. Set in 2010, a platoon of Australian soldiers returns from Afghanistan after a controversial mission where their commander was killed. Fighting Season is the story of these men, the unfolding mystery of what really happened, and importantly the impact keeping this secret has on them and their families.…

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Vale Bill Corey OAM

Vale Bill Corey. We sadly report the passing of William Thomas Corey OAM, aged 101. Service number SX5389, a proud Rat of Tobruk, Bill served in the Middle East, North Africa and Pacific Islands with the 2/43rd Australian Infantry Battalion. He was highly regarded for his representation at ceremonial events and his speaking with young…

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Dr Brendan Nelson Address

On 19/9/2018 Dr Brendan Nelson, Director of the Australian War Memorial, addressed the National Press Club on the topic ‘From Fromelles to Pozieres – We Remember’. Dr Nelson’s speech has been broadly acclaimed and can be viewed on ABC iview: https://ab.co/2NtCLQC

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Centenary of Armistice Breakfast 1/11/18

Save The Date. Tickets available now for the Centenary of Armistice Breakfast at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Thursday 1st of November. Click Here for an Application Form Gold Sponsor RSL Care SA Silver Sponsor SAAB Book tickets with Eventbrite

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Stamps Commemorate Memorial Sculptor

Australian ANZAC memorials commemorated by Isle of Man Post Office stamp collection. Sculptor Rayner Hoff was born on the Isle of Man in 1894 and served in the British Army during the Great War. He attended London’s College of Art where he honed his skills as a sculptor. After a career in Europe, Hoff moved…

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Reactivating the Repat

The SA Government is Reactivating the Repat as a health precinct and has conducted community forums and publicly presented several concepts. View the RSL Report. There was an opportunity for service organisations and the public to have a say on health services and facilities to be considered in the reactivation. Submissions closed on 16/9/18.

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AVCAT Student Scholarships Program

Australian Veterans’ Children Assistance Trust Scholarships managed by AVCAT provide up to $4000 per year, for three years, to full-time students at university, TAFE College or Registered Training Organisation. To be eligible a student must be the child, step-child, foster child or grand-child of an ex-serving Australian Veteran. Scholarships are awarded to students based on…

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2018 State Conference Video

100th RSL SA Sub Branch Conference 2018: http://youtu.be/qDiJSjs8fAk?a Four hour video of the conference – Governor Hieu Van Le, Premier Steven Marshall, State President, CEO, guest speakers, motions and questions

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Coral Balmoral Unit Citation for Gallantry

Coral Balmoral Unit Citation for Gallantry On 13 May 2018, Minister for Defence Personnel, the Hon Darren Chester MP, announced that the extraordinary gallantry displayed by members of the 1st Australian Task Force (Forward) and associated units deployed to Area of Operations SURFERS during the Battles of Fire Support Bases Coral and Balmoral were being…

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