The RSL NSW community noticeboard provides a place for sub-Branches, other veterans organisations, and the general public to submit notices that are of interest to Members. To submit something to the community noticeboard, complete the form at the bottom of this page. It will be reviewed by the team at ANZAC House.
The RAN Health Services Reunion will be held in Canberra on 22-23 October 2021. For more information contact Peter Schilling email@example.com, 0402 648 333.
The COVID-19 pandemic has literally disrupted every aspect of life, including how we die and how we grieve. Lockdown, social distancing and travel restrictions mean that a death from any cause during the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have occurred against a backdrop of many losses. As businesses and cities open up again, we are being told that life is getting back to ‘normal’, but for people who have experienced a death during COVID-19, there is no back to normal.
Researchers at the University of Technology Sydney invite you to take part in a research study that explores the experiences and support needs of people bereaved from any cause during the COVID-19 pandemic.
If you feel ready to reflect on your experience, participation in the study will consist of a 30 minute anonymous online survey that asks about your experience of bereavement, the kind of support (if any) you have received and wanted, what has been most helpful and least helpful for you, and any other comments you would like to make. The anonymous survey can be accessed here:
The researchers hope to use this information to help develop a national plan for bereavement support during the COVID-19 pandemic and any future pandemics.
If you want to know more about the study please contact Prof Liz Lobb via Elizabeth.Lobb@uts.edu.au or Dr. Serra Ivynian (Serra.Ivynian@uts.edu.au) on (02) 95144822.
Any sub-Branches that would be interested in a presentation of the controversial case of the trial of Lieutenants Harry Breaker Morant, Peter Handcock and George Witton during the Boer war are welcome to contact James Unkles CMDR rtd, author of Ready, Aim, Fire: Major James Francis Thomas – The Fourth Victim In the Execution of Harry ‘Breaker’ Morant.
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