Annual RSL Day Club Conference


On September 8th the Department of Veteran Affairs in partnership with the RSL NSW conducted the Annual RSL Day Club Conference.

2016 marked the 39th year of the conference which was held in the DVA Offices in Sydney.

The event was a huge success with over 100 RSL Day Club members and Area Coordinators attending.

Dr Brendan Nelson  the Director of the Australian War Memorial was the guest speaker.


VIP’s who attended L-R:

Mr Tom Barnsley (RSL State Coordinator of RSL Day Clubs),

Mr Tony Toussaint (RSL NSW Vice President and the Chair of the RSL Day Club Committee),

Dr Brendan Nelson AO BMBS FRANCP (Hon) FAMAA

Ms Jennifer Collins Deputy Commissioner  of DVA NSW,

Mr John Haines AM (Acting RSL NSW State President)


Part of the 5 member team of DVA Community Support Advisors who organised the conference.


Cheryl Davey, Dr Brendan Nelson, Naomi Blundell and Kim Daniells

Absent: Maryanne Steinman & Lynda Kings



Lindsay Russell (RSL NSW Day Clubs State Administrator) & Dr Brendan Nelson