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SALHN seeking veteran consumer participation

The Southern Adelaide Health Local Network (SALHN) is seeking enthusiastic consumers – whether patients, family, carers or visitors – with a range of skills, experiences and knowledge. SALHN wishes to involve interested consumers with participation opportunities as part of its commitment to work in partnership with consumers to improve its services. Once entered on the…

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MERRY CHRISTMAS

This will be the last official post for 2016 and the RSL Board, staff and volunteers wish all our readers a happy and safe Christmas and New Year.   We thank all our Sub-branches, members and volunteers for their support.  We also acknowledge everyone who has donated and raised funds for the RSL and the veteran community.…

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New Year Savings – Check out Viridian

RSL SA is working closely with Viridian and Click Energy to bring our members the following benefits. ▪ 50% carbon offset on all energy provision ▪ monthly billing ▪ no lock in contract ▪ and one easy to understand flat monthly rate The most important thing is you will have the peace of mind knowing…

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RSL prepares for the Tour Down Under

Clients, staff and volunteers of RSL Active are preparing for their next challenge with the Tour Down Under commencing on January 14.  Mark Reidy, cyclist and RSL Active Coordinator, is planning daily rides for veterans including the BUPA Challenge Tour on Friday January 20.  The BUPA Challenge commences at Norwood and concludes at neighbouring Campbelltown…

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Golden Grove FC provide Xmas donation

The Golden Grove Football Club have made a significant donation to the RSL following a successful fundraising campaign during the season. The club decided to design and wear a commemorative guernsey for the ANZAC Day clash on April 23. The guernsey featured the ANZAC Appeal logo and a camouflage green background. The jumpers were successfully…

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Tails wag for second Operation K9 Graduation

Operation K9 – the RSL’s assistance dog initiative for veterans afflicted with post-traumatic stress and anxiety disorders – has celebrated its second graduating class. Five dogs, and their equally well trained new owners, received their diplomas after intensive instruction from the Royal Society for the Blind (RSB) training team. It’s an expensive enterprise, made possible…

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Advocacy services over summer

We are pleased to welcome Scott Jeffrey to the RSL family, the new Welfare, Pensions & Compensation Officer based at Payneham RSL.  Scott will be operating between the hours of 9.30am to 12.30pm from Tuesday to Thursday.  Scott, pictured left with Corey Starkey, RSL Director of Operations, will be available until December 15 and will…

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Fishing group keen to expand

The War Veterans Fishing Group are a group of vets who get together to organise a whole range of fishing activities and they are keen to attract new RSL members into the program.  Activities include local fishing/crabbing outings plus longer trips to Port Victoria, Edithburgh and other locations where current members have their boats. The…

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Be a mate of the RSL

RSL SA has launched a new product in time for Christmas – mateship.  Mateship is one of the core values of the RSL and one of five pillars of our Strategic Plan.   Mateship is defined as a sense of shared experience, mutual respect and unconditional assistance. The offer of mateship is available to anyone in…

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Trophies for our top affiliates

The work done by our affiliates – a united and critical membership force in keeping RSL clubs alive – has again been honoured. For the second year in succession, sub-branches throughout the SA region were invited to nominate these loyal members as their ‘Affiliate of the Year’. The 10 nominees were: Beverley Slack (Macclesfield), Geoffry…

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