Monthly Archives: June 2016

RSL Active to engage young vets.

RSL SA has launched a new initiative to support the working age veteran – RSL Active.  Tim Hanna (RSL SA President) was joined at sunny Elder Park by the Hon […]

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The Legacy Hour on Radio Adelaide

Legacy widows keep memories of the fallen alive through conversation and music, with all the latest news and information on the events that matter to those who carry on. Join […]

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HMAS Adelaide to exercise her Freedom of Entry

What:             In a time honoured tradition, up to 300 officers and sailors from the Royal Australian Navy will march through the City of Adelaide to exercise their Freedom of Entry. […]

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Major interoperability exercise begins in South Australia

Troops are arriving to conduct the largest Army exercise ever seen in regional South Australia. More than 9,000 military personnel from the Australian Army, Royal Australian Navy, Royal Australian Air […]

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Brightlingsea celebrates 100 years since troops from Australia and New Zealand arrived

A WEEKEND celebration of Australian and New Zealand servicemen took place in Brightlingsea. After the start of the First World War, thousands of volunteers from across the British Empire joined […]

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Decorated WWII flying ace Bob Cowper dies in Adelaide, aged 93

ONE of Australia’s most highly decorated Word War II veterans has died suddenly at his home in Adelaide. Former squadron leader and fighter pilot Bob Cowper, who survived dozens of […]

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Vale SQNLDR Bob Cowper DFC & Bar OAM, Legion of Honour (Fr) (Retd)

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of one of our state’s most distinguished World War II veterans, SQNLDR Bob Cowper DFC & Bar OAM, Legion of […]

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RSL Care SA increasing provisions at Repat site

RSL Care SA is increasing the provision of accommodation, care and support services for the benefit of the ex-service and wider community of South Australia through the Repat. RSL Care SA […]

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More than 40 Anzac stories recorded in the Cheer-Up Hut!

The Anzac Centenary Cheer-Up Hut commenced its regional tour in May. First stop was the Mount Pleasant Soldiers Memorial Hall where Veterans SA collaborated with the local Mount Pleasant Community […]

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VAC Meeting Key Outcomes

A Veterans’ Advisory Council (VAC) meeting was held on Thursday, 9 June, 2016, in the Combined Mess at Torrens Parade Ground. This was the first meeting for the incoming Chair […]

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