Posts Tagged ‘Public’

Peter Badcoe VC Medal

Major Peter Badcoe began his service in 1952, and served in Malaya from 1961 to 1963, before being deployed to Vietnam in August 1966. His Victoria Cross was awarded for his bravery under fire on three separate occasions on 23 February, 7 March and 7 April 1967. His VC citation summarised these actions. Major Badcoe’s conspicuous…

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From the President

For some time, RSL-SA has been trying to manage rising operational costs against a decline in revenue. Our situation has become increasingly difficult and, yesterday afternoon, the State Board unanimously voted to put RSL-SA into Voluntary Administration. A leading accounting firm, Rodgers Reidy, has been appointed to undertake the administration process and assist RSL-SA to…

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Rick Harley to step down from State Board

Today Rick Harley announced his resignation from the board of RSL-SA. Rick has provided exemplary service to the RSL and the veteran’s community for over two decades.  He has spent endless hours providing personal and professional support and has enriched the lives of many veterans through his efforts. His commitment to the RSL and the…

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RSL Active – Still active!

Due to the imminent departure of Mr Mark Reidy from RSL-SA, we have received a number of queries from members and those connected with RSL Active regarding the future of the program.  RSL Active has not ceased. RSL Active was launched in 2016 to provide opportunities for anybody who has served in the ADF and…

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2017 Elections

The 2017 elections for board members commences today.  All sub-branch secretaries and regional coordinators will receive correspondence from the Returning Officer seeking nominations for two board positions. As always, it is important that those with the skill and motivation to ensure the long term success of the RSL step forward and nominate. Nominations close on…

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Make your Sub-Branch a SALA venue!

Registrations are now open for the 2017 SALA Festival. If you’re thinking about being a venue for this year’s Festival and looking for an artist, consider listing your venue on the SALA website so artists can find you, or if you’re an artist in need of a venue you can list your details and examples…

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Land of Mine Film

LAND OF MINE a new WWII historical, drama film commences this month at Palace Nova East End. Based on true events, in the aftermath of the war, captured German soldiers are put to work by their Danish captors to locate and disarm German munitions littering the beaches. A gripping story of redemption and forgiveness http://bit.ly/2nYo0nH

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1942 Remembered

The year 1942 will be remembered many times throughout 2017 as we reflect on 75 years of World War Two and the various battles that were taking place across the world. February 27 is the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Java Sea, a key naval battle of the Pacific campaign in World War…

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Entertainment Books Now Available

Entertainment Books and Digital memberships are now available from the RSLSA office or order online. Support our fundraising, phone Helen 8100 7316; email helenk@rslsa.org.au

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RSL Active Kayaking

The RSL Active crew are getting ready for another day out on the water, with the kayaking group meeting this Saturday at the Garden Island Boat Ramp. The day will involve paddling up the Port River, towards a section with mangroves. This area is known to many keen kayakers for its beauty and paddling ease.…

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