RemembranceRemembrance Day

11th November marks the anniversary of the Armistice which brought an end to The Great War of 1914 - 1918. November is a significant month for the RSL and includes Remembrance Day commemorations and our Poppy Appeal.

Remembrance Day 2020 is Wednesday 11th November. This year commemorations in metropolitan and country areas are likely to be affected by Covid-19 regulations (check service details with local organisers). Traditionally the Adelaide service is held at the South Australian National War Memorial, corner of North Terrace and Kintore Avenue. Due to the Covid-19 requirements which will apply in November a different format may be implemented with limited or no public attendance. Details will be announced closer to the day.

The Field of Remembrance features thousands of crosses planted in the lawns adjacent to Government House, Adelaide.  The crosses are planted by veteran associations and school students.

The Poppy Appeal fundraises for the RSL to deliver services and assistance to veterans and their families. The appeal provides support for Advocacy Services and Wellbeing Assistance programs:

In Adelaide we are grateful for the support of volunteers and serving personnel from the Australian Defence Force who collect for the Poppy Appeal. Donate securely to the Poppy Appeal.

We are very pleased to be working with the City of Adelaide who support our Remembrance Day Service and collections in city streets, when permitted.  We also thank the sporting organisations who support the Poppy Appeal and everyone who supports the RSL and our Poppy Appeal during the year.

If you have a family member with Active Service in the Australian military you may be interested in adding their profile to the Virtual War Memorial Australia website

Australian Flag Protocols

RSL Medal Compliance Guide

ADF Ceremonial Request Form