The partner charity of RSL NSW and sub-Branches, RSL DefenceCare, is a charity and not-for-profit organisation helping Australian veterans and their families in times of injury, illness, or crisis.
A suite of services is offered to veterans free of charge and include assistance with Department of Veterans’ Affairs claims, advocacy at the Veterans’ Review Board, counselling, support during a crisis or the death of a loved one, and financial assistance.
RSL DefenceCare offers information, veteran assistance and advice with Department of Veterans’ Affairs compensation claims and benefits under:
- Military Rehabilitation & Compensation Act (MRCA)
- Veterans’ Entitlement Act (VEA); and
- Safety, Rehabilitation & Compensation Act (SRCA).
Other RSL DefenceCare services include:
- Financial assistance
- Housing assistance
- Bereavement services
- Community support
- Disaster assistance
- Assistance with Forms
If you or someone you know needs assistance, please contact the team at RSL DefenceCare.
Find a full list of the range of services available here
You can help support veterans by donating to RSL DefenceCare here.