Following the success of the recent Queensland Veterans’ Services Advisory Committee (QVSAC) training workshops, the Veterans’ Services department at RSL (Queensland Branch) have established a website to communicate updates to practitioners.View the website here.
The website will be updated as new information is available. We encourage those who have undertaken the QVSAC refresher training to keep checking this website regularly.
RSL WOMEN VETERANS SYMPOSIUM
Women have played an increasingly crucial role in Australia’s military history, and make up 15% of the current Australian Defence Force. Given this, the inaugural RSL Women Veterans Symposium is being held to provide valuable information about programs, support and benefits for women, both serving and ex-serving. Read more
VETERANS’ HEALTH WEEK
Veterans’ Health Week is an opportunity for veterans, war widows, widowers, current and ex-Australian Defence Force members and their families to participate, connect and influence the health and wellbeing of themselves and their friends. RSL Sub Branches are encouraged to plan and run an activity as part of Veterans’ Health Week, to be held between Saturday 10 and Sunday 18 October 2015. Read more
2016 QUEENSLAND WEEK SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM
Is your Sub Branch considering holding an event next year to celebrate our community spirit? Are you planning RSL Centenary activities for 2016 that are open to the wider community? If so, you may be eligible to apply for a grant under the 2016 Queensland Week Sponsorship Program. Read more
TRANSITION & WELLBEING RESEARCH PROGRAMME
A new research programme constituting the first Australian study designed to examine the physical, social and mental health and wellbeing of an entire cohort of recently transitioned ADF members is underway, and participants are being sought. Read more
PERMISSION AND USE OF AUSTRALIAN ARMY EMBLEMS
As use of the Rising Sun badge significantly increased in the lead up to Anzac Day 2015, the Australian Army were alerted to multiple uses of the Rising Sun badge in the public domain that were not correctly authorised or were misused either in design or placement. The Office of the Chief of the Army recently wrote to the RSL to raise awareness among our members of the use of the Australian Army emblems.Read more
2016 AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS
Do you know a fellow RSL member who is inspiring, passionate and generous? Should their achievements be celebrated and highlighted on a national stage?
The Australian of the Year Awards are a great opportunity to recognise these people for their outstanding contribution. Nominations are now open. Read more
FAR NORTHERN DISTRICT CONTACT DETAILS
The Far Northern District of RSL (Queensland Branch) has recently moved offices. New contact details are:
Office address: 134 Grafton Street, Cairns Qld 4870
Postal address: PO Box 208, Cairns Qld 4870
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