The Returned & Services League of Australia ‘s (RSL) has condemned the move by Greens’Leader Adam Bandt and other Green MPs to remove the Australian flag from media conferencesand other events.The RSL says the Greens’ action is disrespectful to Australia’s service personnel, its veterans andto the entire community. RSL Australia president Greg Melick said while […]

“This is my first correspondence to you, my fellow Members, in my capacity as State President. I make a commitment to roll my sleeves up, to communicate and consult, and give my best in the interests of the League. Last Thursday, 9 December, was an emotional day for many at the Annual General Meeting (AGM). […]

There should be no barrier for any current serving member or veteran of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to join RSL NSW. That’s why we’ve made membership fee-free for any current serving or veteran of the ADF. Membership means so much more than being invited to commemorations and events. It’s not just what you get […]

The Board of RSL NSW has thanked President James Brown for his service to the League after receiving his resignation on Wednesday 19 June. The Board resolved to accept Mr Brown’s resignation effective from 1 July 2019. Senior Vice President and RSL NSW Board Member Ray James has been appointed by the Board as Acting […]

This Federal Election Veterans’ Policy Debate between the Minister for Veterans Affairs, Darren Chester MP, and the shadow Minister for Veterans Affairs, Amanda Rishworth MP, was chaired by RSL NSW President, James Brown at the ANZAC Memorial, Hyde Park, Sydney.

This Sunday, 11 November represents a particularly special Remembrance Day – the Centenary of the Armistice of WWI. There are more than 200 Remembrance Day services and special Armistice Centenary events organised by RSL Sub Branches around Queensland, including the service hosted by RSL Queensland at the Shrine of Remembrance in Ann St, Brisbane City. […]

RSL National President Robert Dick resigned at the charity’s board meeting on Thursday, amid an investigation into the organisation’s governance and accountability issues. The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission said Mr Dick’s decision to step down was taken to “put the interests of the charity and the RSL first.” The Bergin inquiry – which reported […]

      Dear Prime Minister, ROYAL COMMISSION INTO MISCONDUCT IN THE BANKING, SUPERANNUATION AND FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY Call to include the Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation The Alliance of Defence Service Organisations and the Returned & Services League of Australia, on behalf of 230,000 serving and former Australian Defence Force men and women, and their families, whose superannuation is […]

Watch this video for a glimpse into the innovative Human Performance Framework at 3rd Brigade in Townsville. Supported by RSL (Queensland Branch), the framework enhances the resilience of soldiers and their families via three main pillars – the Vasey Resilience Centre, which builds performance and resilience, Geckos Family Centre, which looks after their families, and […]

 For an Organisation whose fundamental inspiration was the bonds of mateship forged in war, the Returned and Services League of Australia is in deep crisis. The model those old Diggers envisaged is in danger of splintering beyond repair. It has become an organisation at war within itself, including the very demographic from which it should […]