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UniSA hosts the VWM Showcase

The inaugural showcase for the RSL Virtual War Memorial Schools Program and the Premier’s ANZAC Spirit School Prize was held at the University of South Australia, on Tuesday 7 February. Attended by the South Australian Minister for Education and Child Development, the Honourable Susan Close MP, and combined with professional development workshops for teachers, the…

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Register now for Entertainment Books

RSL SA is again selling the Entertainment Book and invites all RSL members to buy the book (or digital version) from us.  Please register your interest with Helen Kerrison at helenk@rslsa.org.au and we will let you know as soon as the books are available.

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RSL Active Kayaking

The RSL Active crew are getting ready for another day out on the water, with the kayaking group meeting this Saturday at the Garden Island Boat Ramp. The day will involve paddling up the Port River, towards a section with mangroves. This area is known to many keen kayakers for its beauty and paddling ease.…

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RSL Art Exhibition

The successful RSL Art Exhibition from 2016 will make a return and has been scheduled for August to coincide with the South Australia Living Artists Festival (SALA).  The team at SALA were more than happy to include the exhibition in their program and we are excited that the work of Veterans will now be open…

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1942 Remembered

The year 1942 will be remembered many times throughout 2017 as we reflect on 75 year anniversaries of World War Two and the various battles that were taking place across the world. February 15 is the 75th Anniversary of the Fall of Singapore, where a week of heavy fighting and casualties resulted in the British command…

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RSL Active Running Group

Staff from the 16 Air Land Regiment at Woodside have taken responsibility for the first RSL Active Running Group, launched last week.  LTCOL Berni White (former CO of 16 ALR) plus Warrant Officers Jason Jarrett and Adam Law were joined by RSL SA President Tim Hanna on the fringe of the River Torrens.   The first…

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National Servicemen’s Day

February 14 is National Servicemen’s Day and the annual service is held on the closest Saturday – this year it is Saturday February 11.  The service is presented by the National Servicemen’s Association of Australia (SA Branch) at the Memorial Gardens, rear of City of West Torrens offices, on Sir Donald Bradman Drive, Hilton.  The service…

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Basic training volunteers required

For Operation K9 to continue supporting our veterans, we rely on the great work volunteers provide to the Royal Society for the Blind, our partners in the program.  Volunteer Puppy Educators are crucial to ensuring a steady supply of suitable dogs is available to meet demand. Puppy Educators come from a variety of backgrounds, including…

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Australia Day Honours

The RSL congratulations all Australians who were recognised last week in the Australia Day Honours. We would in particular like to recognise three recipients who have made a significant contribution to the ADF and veteran community in South Australia: Lieutenant Colonel Graham Malcolm GOODWIN, for outstanding achievement as the Commanding Officer of the 10th/27th Battalion,…

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Garage sale to support OPK9

Two dedicated volunteers are turning trash into treasure for the Operation K9 assistance dog program.  Tanya and Tracy are supporters of the program and held a successful fundraiser at Semaphore Port Adelaide RSL last year (pictured above with Colin and David).  Their first venture for 2017 is a garage sale at Adams Place, Alberton on…

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