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Don’t Forget Me Cobber Luncheon

This stellar commemorative event on 8th August at the William Magarey Room, Adelaide Oval, is the major fundraiser for Virtual War Memorial Australia. This year’s event will be held on the 5th anniversary of our launch and the major feature will be a very moving presentation by the Senior Choir, Band and String Ensemble from…

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2019 RSL ANZAC AWARDS

The Returned & Services League of Australia announced the recipients of the 2019 ANZAC of the Year awards. The ANZAC of the Year Awards are made annually ‘to recognise the efforts and achievements of up to seven Australians who have given service to their fellow Australians and to the community in a positive, selfless and…

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AFTER HOURS CARE

RSL SA recognises that veteran care is often needed out of business hours and provide 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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OPEN ARMS 24/7 SUPPORT

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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IF IT DOESN’T ADD UP, SPEAK UP

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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September Signal

View the online, interactive Spring Edition of The Signal Download current and previous printable versions

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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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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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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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