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Jeff O'Brien

Head of Member Services & State Secretary
Reflections on sacrifices made in Afghanistan and at home
The situation unfolding in Afghanistan has had a direct impact not just on veterans of that conflict but on their families, especially for those whose loved ones didn’t return home.
RSL says Veterans must be praised for Afghanistan service
Australia’s peak veterans’ organisation, the Returned & Services League of Australia (RSL), says Australian military personnel must be praised for their service in Afghanistan.
Australian MIAs of the Vietnam War
Over 500 Australians died in Vietnam. Among them were six Australian servicemen – four Army soldiers and two RAAF airmen – either "killed in action" or "missing in action - presumed dead". These are their stories.
Remembering the Battle of Coral-Balmoral
In May 1968, Australian soldiers fought their largest, most sustained and arguably most hazardous battles of the Vietnam War.
Danger Close: The Battle for Xa Long Tan
For a group of young Australian soldiers about to head off to the Vietnam War, the 1966 Nancy Sinatra hit "These boots were made for walking" struck an enormous chord and has remained embedded in our collective memories for the past 50 years.
'It doesn't belong to me, it belongs to the people'
I was only 19 is a song that changed John Schumann’s life. But when the singer-songwriter sat down to write about the Vietnam War more than 35 years ago, he never dreamt the song he wrote would become a number one hit, or that its lyrics would one day be inscribed on a national memorial.
Vietnam Veterans Day
On this day Vietnam veterans, their fellow veterans, families, and friends would normally gather to pause and reflect on the bravery, teamwork, and endurance of all Australians who fought for their country from 1962 to 1975.
Circular 27/21 ANZAC House relocation
Please be advised that ANZAC House is moving from its premises at Level 5, 341 George Street, Sydney.  
Circular 26/21 Registration for RSL NSW State Congress and AGM 2021
Online registration for the RSL NSW State Congress and AGM 2021 is now open.
RSL Australia President urges consideration and care for Afghan veterans
In view of the quickly deteriorating situation in Afghanistan the President of the Returned & Services League of Australia has called on Australians to consider the impact on veterans of Middle East operations.
Victory in the Pacific
Today we commemorate the 76th Anniversary of the Victory in the Pacific.
Simplifying your DVA claims and appeals
Navigating claims and appeals processes with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) is all in a day’s work for our partner charity RSL DefenceCare’s Claims Advisors and Advocates, as they help veterans when they need it the most.
Riverina Veterans front and centre for RSL NSW and RSL LifeCare
RSL NSW and its partner charity RSL LifeCare have announced today that a veteran wellbeing centre will be established and operated by them in Wagga Wagga for Riverina-based veterans and their families.
Circular 25/21 New dates and details for 2021 State Congress and AGM
Further to Circular 21/21 in relation to State Congress and Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Newcastle Exhibition and Convention Centre (NEX), I am now in a position to provide an update.
Board Communiqué for 30 July 2021
Outcomes from the RSL NSW Board meeting held on 30 July 2021.
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