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New DVA Policy for Historical Abuse Claims

New DVA Policy for Historical Abuse Claims

The Military Rehabilitation Compensation Commission and the Repatriation Compensation Commission have recently reviewed the policies used by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to assess claims made by veterans for cases of physical and sexual abuse within the military.  These changes stem from the Commissions’ consideration of matters […]

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REMEMBRANCE DAY – 11 NOVEMBER 2016 – LIST OF RSL SERVICES AROUND TASMANIA

REMEMBRANCE DAY – 11 NOVEMBER 2016 – LIST OF RSL SERVICES AROUND TASMANIA

Beaconsfield: 10.40am service at the Beaconsfield Cenotaph, RSL Park, Weld St. Burnie:  10.45am service at the Burnie Cenotaph, Bass Hwy, Burnie Claremont: 10.50am service at the Claremont War Memorial, Windermere Community Foreshore Park. Deloraine: 11am service at the Deloraine Cenotaph. Devonport: 10.45am service at the Devonport Cenotaph, […]

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RSL Tasmania & United Petroleum Partnership

FUEL DISCOUNT PROGRAM The RSL Tasmania Branch has established a partnership with United Petroleum, Australia’s largest independent fuel network, to combat Tasmania’s high fuel prices. The offer will deliver to RSL Tasmania members a six cents per litre discount commencing 6th October at United sites across the […]

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Veterans sound alarm over Defence Transition Welfare Boards

Veterans sound alarm over Defence Transition Welfare Boards

On Friday, September 16, 2016, the ABC reported that the RSL in New South Wales had raised concerns over the current Defence Transition Welfare Boards in light of the recent experiences of some members.  The full report can be read here. RSL Tasmania has similar concerns and supports the […]

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Veterans’ Suicides – Historic Senate Committee Investigation

Veterans’ Suicides – Historic Senate Committee Investigation

  The Senate inquiry into suicides by veterans and ex-service personnel was launched on 1 September 2017 and terms of reference published.  Submissions have been called for and requested to be lodged by 7 October 2016 prior to the start of public hearings.  While the inquiry is not […]

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RSL Tasmania Backs Senator Lambie’s Call for Inquiry

On Sunday, 28 August 2016, it was reported in the media that RSL Tasmania has voiced its support for calls by Senator Jacqui Lambie for a Senate inquiry into veterans’ suicides and related issues, including delays and procedural issues within the current Department of Veterans’ Affairs claims […]

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RSL Tasmania State President Media Release – Census 2016

RSL Tasmania State President Media Release – Census 2016

CENSUS 2016: RSL Tasmania calls on ABS to implement changes to new regulations On Monday the 1st August RSL Tasmania State President Robert Dick expressed concerns on the compulsory collection and proposed retention of names and address in the upcoming Census. RSL Tasmania acknowledges the Census itself […]

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RSL Centenary Member Pins

RSL Centenary Member Pins

The Returned & Services League of Australia (RSL) is pleased to offer members an exclusive range of Centenary pins. There are a limited number of pins available for purchase. You can select from four pin designs or collect the entire set. The pins are for sale at […]

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RSL National Response to the 2016-2017 Federal Budget

RSL National Response to the 2016-2017 Federal Budget

The National President of the Returned and Services League of Australia (RSL) Rear Admiral Ken Doolan said the League welcomed the reversal of the decision to remove backdating of veterans’ disability pension claims. “We considered the original decision to be without merit and campaigned forcefully for this outcome. Similarly, we […]

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Accor Hotels RSL April Offer

Accor Hotels RSL April Offer

Special Rates for Returned and Services League of Australia members. AccorHotels are proud to offer special rates to Returned and Services League of Australia members at their hotels and resorts around Australia for the month of April. Details available below or at accorasiapacificpartners.com/RSLApriloffer

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