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RSL to celebrate Australia Day

RSL SA will participate in the Australia Day Parade on January 26 with the Australia Day Council allowing RSL SA members to march with the RSL flag.  The annual parade has grown in significance over the past few years and many multicultural and community groups participate.  The parade commences at 6:00pm from the corner of…

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The Jamie Larcombe Centre – Update

On 10 November 2016, Minister for Health, the Honourable Jack Snelling MP, and Minister for Mental Health and Substance Abuse, the Honourable Leesa Vlahos MP, announced that the new Veterans’ mental health precinct at Glenside Health Service Campus will be named “The Jamie Larcombe Centre”.  The name of the centre was selected after extensive consultation…

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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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