Remembrance Day 2022

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2022 AT 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM Remembrance Day 2022 At the Cenotaph, High Street, Melton Remembrance Day (also known as Poppy Day owing to the tradition of wearing a remembrance poppy) is a memorial day observed in Australia and the Commonwealth member states since the end of the First World War… Continue reading Remembrance Day 2022

All Veterans Drop-In BBQ 2022

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Veterans Drop In, Coffee, a Snag, and maybe a beer Where: The Willows Historical Park, 3a Reserve Rd, Melton VIC 3337 (click here for map) When: 1100 to 1400 on the following days:  Sat 1st October (coincides with Veterans Health Week and is about health and fitness.  We will putting on a healthy spread, have… Continue reading All Veterans Drop-In BBQ 2022

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ANZAC Day 2022

Program for Monday, 25th April 2022 We’re back!!! Looking forward to see you at the Cenotaph in High Street Melton. After a two year hiatus, we would love to see as many people as possible attend this commemorative service. Dawn Service 05:30 Assemble 06:00 Service High Street, outside Civic Centre 07:00 Gunfire Breakfast at Melton… Continue reading ANZAC Day 2022

RSL Active Western Region Events and Open Arms Workshops.

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RSL Active provides a way to connect with other veterans and develop social networks, share ideas, tell stories, enhance support circles, and improve physical and mental health. The RSL Sub -Branches of Ballan, Bacchus Marsh, Caroline Springs and Melton have combined  to form RSL Active Western Region. RSL Active is open to all veterans and… Continue reading RSL Active Western Region Events and Open Arms Workshops.

Remembrance Day 2021

Ian Lawry OAM and Kevin Murray at the Melton Cenotaph | Image Marco De Luca

As the Melton RSL Sub–branch progresses towards a version of our normal operations, we will commemorate Armistice Day, marking the end of World War 1 on 11th November 1918. This year, Remembrance Day will allow us to remember the courage and sacrifice of the Australian men and women who have served and died in not… Continue reading Remembrance Day 2021

Vietnam Veterans’ Day 2021

Each year on 18 August, Vietnam Veterans’ Day and the anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, Australians pause to reflect on the service and sacrifice of those who served during the Vietnam War. The first Australian troops from the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam arrived in 1962 and over the course of the war… Continue reading Vietnam Veterans’ Day 2021