The Ode

They went with songs to the battle, they were young,

Straight of limb, true of eyes, steady and aglow,

They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted,

They fell with their faces to the foe.

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:

Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn

At the going down of the sun and in the morning

We will remember them.


Today’s RSL is very different to what it was many years ago.Today there are veterans from many conflicts, peacekeeping duties and even service during peacetime.



Provide a community for serving and ex-serving members of the Australian Defence Force.
Members come from conflicts in various eras where Australia has sent her troops along with those who have served during Peace-time.

Peer Health

There are numerous ways to get fit and involved for better health with your peers. There is a Walking group that meets every Wednesday and Friday at 9am at the southern Hillarys Boat Harbour car park. At 8am on Wednesdays and Fridays the brave Kayakers take on the sea in all weather. They meet at the Hillarys Yacht Club car park. There is also those who prefer two wheels under their own steam. They meet on Fridays.

Advocacy & Welfare

We have a dedicated volunteer group of members who visit their peers when they are not doing so well. Also have DVA Advocates to help with the all important submissions for injury or ill health caused by service in the Australian Defence Force

Upcoming Events


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Lest We Forget

Our former member O31734 John Gordon, passed away 11 Dec 2019
John served with the Royal Australian Air Force.

North Beach Sub-branch

Our esteemed member WX34731 Bas Best passed away 5 Apr 2019.

Our Condolences to his Family.

North Beach Sub-branch

Our member A316777 Brian Mahoney passed away 28 May 2019.
Brian served with the Air Force.

North Beach Sub-branch

The Latest News

Newdegate Cup Win 2019

D’Ya hear there, At the RSLWA State Congress on 15 June 2019, North Beach was again presented with the Newdegate Cup, which is awarded to the most effective sub-branch over the previous year. Thanks to …

December 2018 News

Lest We Forget Our member Seybert Hayward who passed away in September Welcome to our new members; Terry Donnelly, Ray Edwards, Barrie Morgan, Barry Wanstal, Current membership of North Beach stands at over 312 plus …

December 2016 Newsletter

Lest We Forget Our Members: Norm Quartermaine passed away 18th September 2016 and Less Townsend passed away 11th October 2016. Welcome to our new members: Allan Gronow, Ian Caporn, Paul Risinger, Drury Heath, Kevin Richards, …

June 2016 Newsletter

Lest We Forget Jim Flood who passed away 3rd April,  Stan Brune on 17th April,  and David Perriam on 10th May. Welcome to our new members; Rodger Kelly, Arthur Greaves, Michael Gledhill, Brad Harrison, Rob McKie, Don …
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