Circular 73/23 Remembrance Day and Poppy Appeal

In preparation for Remembrance Day 2023, please find the following information:


State Remembrance Day Service 

The official 2023 Remembrance Day Service will take place at the Cenotaph in Martin Place, Sydney. The ceremony will commence at 10.30am and conclude at 11.30am on Saturday 11 November 2023.

Members of the public are welcome to observe the service, which will also be livestreamed on the NSW Government website.


Remember to Remember and Poppy Appeal – National Campaigns 

RSL NSW is working with RSL Australia and all other State Branches to coordinate the national RSL Remember to Remember and Poppy Appeal campaigns. Members can expect to see promotion across social and traditional media.

Assets are available in the sub-Branch Portal under the ‘Commemorations, Ceremonies and Events’ tab, for sub-Branches to promote these campaigns on their social media channels and websites. Please note most of these assets point to the campaign landing page at


Local Poppy Appeal Fundraising  

A limited number of free tokens are available to sub-Branches and can be ordered online. Any sub-Branch that places an order will be required to pay a small packing ($0.25 cents per token) and freight charge, however, there is no charge for the tokens.

To create an account and place an order, follow the instructions here.

If you require additional supplies, sub-Branches are encouraged to visit ANZAC House is working on a solution for the purchase of fundraising tokens for next year.

Any sub-Branch that is preparing to fundraise is encouraged to commence planning and communicate with local venues and authorities.