ANZAC Appeal funds assist veterans and their families with welfare assistance, advocacy, advice with benefits and entitlements, claims lodgement from circumstances arising from military service to our nation, emergency accommodation, grocery and fuel vouchers. Click here to donate securely online.

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The right role can give you purpose and direction and help you progress in a fulfilling career. It can help you transition into civilian life or settle in after relocating. If you’re a veteran or the partner of a current or former Defence member, we can help you take the next step towards finding meaningful…

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A powerful, new independent body will be created to investigate all suspected veteran and Australian Defence Force suicides and causes to help save lives. The Federal Government will establish a permanent National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention Media Release Fact Sheet

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Open Arms is here 24/7 to support current and ex-serving veterans and families with free and confidential counselling and group programs. If you need help to rebuild your mental fitness call 1800 011 046. Check out the website http://www.OpenArms.gov.au

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RSL SA/NT recognises that veteran care is often needed out of business hours and provides this list of agencies and contacts that may offer assistance when we are unavailable. AFTER HOURS CARE Veterans Mental Health issues take various forms – confusion, dementia, suicide threat, anxiety, aggression. There are varying degrees of resolution – GP through…

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THE RSL IS NO PLACE FOR FRAUDSMEDALSMilitary service to your country is a proud achievement. The Australian Government awards medals and honours to signify service and contribution to the nation. Most people wear medals appropriately, knowing that they have earned them. A minority embellish their service with lies and trinket medals, thinking it will earn…

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The 2020 Premier’s ANZAC Spirit School Prize competition is open to all South Australian students in Years 9 and 10 in 2020 and provides the opportunity for young South Australians to examine and empathise with the remarkable sacrifices of South Australian servicewomen and servicemen during the 20th century. Following a selection process, students will be…

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The Far East Strategic Reserve was the name attributed to the Australian navy, army and air force units and other Commonwealth forces engaged in South East Asia conflicts – Malayan Emergency 1955-1960; Indonesian Confrontation 1962-1966 and further unrest to 1971. The FESR War Memorial Foundation plans to establish a national memorial in the grounds of…

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The National Security Hotline 1800 123 400 is a vital component of Australia’s national counter-terrorism efforts. The nature of terrorism is changing, with callers providing information on the use of websites or social media platforms promoting violent extremist ideology, suspicious travel planning, and reports from people concerned that someone they know is becoming radicalised towards violent extremism. Even if…

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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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