Simon Thresher awarded for Sporting Volunteer work

Port Macquarie RSL sub-Branch member Simon Thresher recently received a Rotary Sporting Volunteer of the Year Award for the hard work and dedication that he has put in at the Port Macquarie Hastings Hockey Association. Volunteers hold a very special place in the community and this award is a wonderful recognition of his commitment. Congratulations…

ANZAC DAY 2021

This year, ANZAC Day in Port Macquarie will be commemorated a little differently. A march will be held for Veterans only as our numbers will be considerably restricted with COVID-19. Form up at 9:00am at the clock in Horton Street and we will march to the War Memorial where the main service will be conducted.…

Christmas Craft Stall

The RSL sub-Branch Auxiliary recently held a Christmas craft stall out the front of the Commonwealth Bank in Horton Street. A huge variety of crafts was on offer, and we had quite a successful day. We are holding another stall at Port Panthers on 11th December 2020 from 9:00am until around 1:30pm. So if you…

RECOGNISING OUR WORLD WAR II VETERANS

Acknowledging the significance of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs recently produce a Commemorative Medallion and Certificate of Commemoration. The medallion and certificate were made available to every living veteran of the Second World War. The sub-Branch applied for medallions and certificates for our World…

75th Anniversary of VP Day

Saturday 15th August 2020 marked the 75th Anniversary of Victory in the Pacific –  the end of Australia’s involvement in World War 2. A small but dignified Commemorative Service was held at the Port Macquarie Cenotaph. We were privileged to have in attendance, three WW2 Veterans – Ross Drummond, Jean Lacey and Neville Peel-Davis.