ANZAC Appeal Information for Sub-Branches

Due to the impact of COVID-19, there will be no state-wide ‘street appeal’. Purchased stock should be held over until the Poppy Appeal.

Sub-Branches can continue ‘hands free’ fundraising – through digital means such as websites or Facebook, or as some sub-Branches are undertaking, through third parties who can display and sell tokens, or place honesty boxes.

Read more in the Board Communiqué from 25 March.

FAQs for Sub-Branches
Why are we conducting the 2020 ANZAC Appeal?

To support veterans and their families in need and to highlight the connection between the RSL’s mission and the significance of ANZAC Day.

What is planned for the 2020 ANZAC Appeal?

Due to the impact of COVID-19, there will be no state-wide ‘street appeal’. Purchased stock should be held over until the Poppy Appeal.

Sub-Branches can continue ‘hands free’ fundraising – through digital means such as websites or Facebook, or as some sub-Branches are undertaking, through third parties who can display and sell tokens, or place honesty boxes.

Who are we raising funds for?

Sub-Branches who conduct their own local activity will keep all net funds raised to support local veterans and their families in need.

How do I know if my sub-Branch has a Charitable Fundraising Number (CFN)?

Please go to the ACNC Charity Register search link below and enter your ABN or sub-Branch name: https://www.acnc.gov.au/charity

What if our sub-Branch does not have a CFN?

Please refer to the NSW Fair Trading exemptions list, as your activities may qualify to fundraise without a CFN, https://www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au/charitable-fundraising/starting-a-charity/exemptions-from-the-charitable-fundraising-act .

For example, exemptions from the Charitable fundraising Act; Small fundraisers (being annual fundraising of up to $15,000 gross).

What dates does the ANZAC Appeal run for?

The ANZAC Appeal in its COVID-19 impacted form will run from Wednesday, 1 April to Thursday, 30 April.

Can I fundraise for the 2020 ANZAC Appeal without using RSL NSW approved tokens?

Only approved tokens from PMA Global or the Military Shop can be used.

Who do I contact if I have a question about my order?

PMA Global

If you have any questions regarding stock, order, or delivery, please contact PMA Global’s Support team on support@pmaglobal.co or 02 9629 0800.

 

Military Shop

If you have any questions regarding stock, order, or delivery, please contact the Military Shop on 02 6123 2950.

Can I return unused tokens at the end of our ANZAC Appeal activity?

No, all tokens and selling aids are non-returnable and can be used for your future fundraising and commemorative activities throughout the year.

Who do I contact for incident reporting and non-compliant fundraising activities?

If you observe or are involved in an incident, or are made aware of non-compliant fundraising activities, please report it immediately to the sub-Branch and Member Support Unit via email: support@rslnsw.org.au or call 1300 679 775.