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RSL welcomes appointment of Royal Commissioners

8 July 2021
The Returned & Services League (RSL) has welcomed the appointment of the Royal Commissioners to investigate the incidence of veteran and defence personnel suicide.
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RSL welcomes consideration of further recognition for Somalia veterans

8 July 2021
RSL Australia has welcomed the review by the independent Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal of unit recognition for ADF personnel who served in the Somalia conflict.    More
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Veteran health boost with Fussell House opening in NSW

18 June 2021
Veterans and their families will have improved access to health care with the opening of Fussell House at Concord Repatriation General Hospital in Sydney today.    More
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RSL urges fast-tracking of visas for Afghan support staff

1 June 2021
The Returned & Services League of Australia (RSL) has called on the Federal Government to fast-track Australian visa support for Afghan support staff who have assisted Australian Defence forces and officials during the deployment in Afghanistan.    More
President Update - ANZAC Day 2020

Media Statement: RSL NSW President responds to vandalism of Martin Place Cenotaph

31 May 2021
RSL NSW President Ray James has condemned the acts of vandalism that have disfigured the Cenotaph at Martin Place in Sydney.    More
Ministerial Media Release: Indigenous Veterans Commemoration Ceremony

Ministerial Media Release: Indigenous Veterans Commemoration Ceremony

28 May 2021
Today we commemorate the Indigenous Veterans who have made, and continue to make, valuable contributions to our Nation.    More
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RSL input to consultation themes for Royal Commission

24 May 2021
The Returned & Services League of Australia (RSL) has made a detailed submission on the themes for a consultation to inform the Terms of Reference for the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide.    More
Phil Winney, Merewether-Adamstown-Hamilton RSL sub-Branch President; Nicki Young, General Manager Veteran Services RSL LifeCare; Jon Black, RSL NSW CEO; Peter Green, Newcastle RSL sub-Branch President

Support for Hunter veterans bolstered by RSL LifeCare

24 May 2021
Veterans living in Newcastle and across the Hunter are set to benefit from additional face-to-face assistance with Department of Veterans’ Affairs claims and connection to support services.
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RSL NSW welcomes Federal Budget's additional investment into services for veterans

12 May 2021
RSL NSW President Ray James has welcomed the Morrison Government’s investment of $702.6 million into veteran wellness, support, suicide prevention and the bolstering of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to improve engagement and to process the backlog of claims.    More
RSL LifeCare General Manager Veteran Services Nicki Young, RSL NSW President Ray James, RSL NSW CEO Jon Black

Minister for Veterans' Affairs Media Release: Regional NSW veterans get boost in wellbeing support

7 May 2021
THE health and wellbeing of veterans and their families on the South Coast of NSW will receive a much-needed increase in local benefits with the new Veteran Wellbeing Centre in Nowra open from Monday.    More
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Stop, Commemorate and Light up the Dawn

23 April 2021
RSL NSW President Ray James has today reassured communities across the State that there is more than one way to commemorate ANZAC Day this Sunday.    More
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RSL welcomes announcement of Royal Commission

19 April 2021
The Returned & Services League (RSL) reiterates its previous commitments to provide its full support for the Royal Commission established by the Federal Government to investigate the incidence of veteran and Defence personnel suicide.    More
ANZAC Day 2020 - ANZAC Spirit

Media Release - ANZAC Day numbers increased

5 April 2021
The Minister for Health and Medical Research has granted further exemptions under the Public Health Order.    More
President Update April 2020

Media Statement: RSL NSW President rejects reported views of RSL Australia President

30 March 2021
RSL NSW State President said that the views expressed by RSL Australia President Greg Melick in relation to Julie-Ann Finney are his own and not shared by him, the leadership, or members of RSL NSW.    More
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