Monthly Archives: October 2015

RSL host morning tea for POW’s travelling to Japan

The RSL-SA Board and staff have hosted a morning tea for Jack Thomas and Keith (‘Chook’) Fowler who have been nominated to represent Australia in a Japanese cultural exchange. Jack and […]

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Poppy Appeal commences for Remembrance Day

November is a significant month for the RSL and includes the Poppy Appeal and Remembrance Day. The Poppy Appeal commences on Monday November 2 with a launch at the Field […]

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Interactive Garden in Memory of Support Unit

On Thursday 29th October the new Interactive Garden in the Memory Support Unit of the RSL Villas was officially opened. In memory of their late father Chief Petty Officer Harry […]

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Remembering their noble sacrifice

KUCHING: A 15-member delegation from Australia paid tribute yesterday to individuals who sacrificed their lives for peace and freedom during the Second World War (WWII). Led by the son of Brigadier General Sir Thomas Eastick, former South Australia Speaker […]

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Pensions and allowances rise

Veterans’ pensions were increased from 20 September 2015 following the latest round of indexation adjustments. As pension rates are calculated on a daily basis, the pension paid on payday 1 […]

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Operation Life – Keep Calm, Stay Safe

DVA has developed the new free Operation Life mobile application which is designed to help those at risk deal with suicidal thoughts. It is recommended you use it with the […]

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Vale Major General William ‘Digger’ James AC AO (Mil) MBE MC

It is with great sadness I extend my condolences to the family and friends of Major-General William ‘Digger’ James who passed away yesterday aged 85. Major-General James, who in addition […]

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Vale Brigadier John Deighton AM MC (Ret’d)

Passing of Brigadier John Deighton AM MC (Ret’d) I extend my condolences to the family and friends of Brigadier John Deighton AM MC (Ret’d) as they mourn the passing of […]

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War Widows’ Guild of Australia 70th Anniversary

October 19 2015 marks the 70th Anniversary of the War Widows’ Guild of Australia. Established in 1945 by Mrs Jessie Mary Vasey, the guild was established after the death of […]

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The Cheer-Up Hut Club Opening this November

The Club is an on-line digital storytelling club designed to support South Australians to produce stories for upload onto the RSL Virtual War Memorial and Anzac Centenary South Australia Time […]

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