Anthony Adrian Toussaint JP

Date of Birth: 10th April, 1946

Occupation: Retired Managing Director Building Construction Company


Military Service:

  • National Service - Army 1/05/68 to 30/04/70
  • 1 Field Squadron Engineers Vietnam 68/69, supporting 9RAR

Decorations and Awards:

  • Vietnam Medal
  • Vietnamese Campaign Medal
  • National Service Medal 1951-72
  • Australian Active Service Medal 1945-75
  • Australian Defence Force Medal
  • 24/06/2004 - sub-Branch RSL Certificate of Appreciation
  • 18/05/2005 - Bega Valley Shire Council 'Community Service Award'
  • 28/05/2008 - State Council Certificate of Appreciation
  • 01/09/2008 - HACC, Home and Community Care - NSW HMMS 'Unity Strength Innovation' for 'Service above Self' Award
  • 26/11/2008 - RSL Life Membership
  • 02/12/2009 - South Coast/Capital Senior Volunteer of the Year Award
  • 25/04/2012 - 2012 ANZAC of the Year Award

Length of RSL Membership and Official Positions held:

  • Member of Merimbula RSL sub-Branch since 1970. Involved with the Merimbula/Pambula ANZAC Day Service organising committee since 1974.
  • 1997/2015 - (current) Head of organising committee for Anzac Day and Remembrance Day Services.
  • 1997/2015 - (current) Merimbula RSL sub-Branch Secretary
  • 19/02/2007 - Elected and appointed Trustee of the Merimbula RSL sub-Branch
  • 1997/2015 - (current) Monaro & Far South Coast District Council Secretary/Treasurer
  • 1997/2013 - Pension Officer, Far South Coast Ex-Service Pensions Support Centre
  • 2000/2015 - (current) Merimbula sub-Branch Welfare/Pension Officer
  • 2001/2008 - State Councillor Monaro & Far South Coast. Cabramurra Youth Hostel Committee and Veterans' Affairs Committee
  • 2009/2015 - (current) State Vice President Southern Country 
  • 2009/2015 - Chair RSL Day Clubs - State Agenda Committee
  • 2013/2015 - (current) Merimbula RSL Panorama Day Club Coordinator

Community Positions:

  • Veterans Director/Vice President on the Board of Bega Valley Meals on Wheels Corporation.
  • President/Chairman of management committee - Bega Valley Home Modification & Maintenance for the Department of Ageing and Disability