Media and Press

Media and Press

Research sheds light on Queensland Defence family

9 Aug 2018

For the first time, Queenslanders have a comprehensive picture of the size and needs of the state’s
Defence family including current serving personnel, veterans and their close relatives. Read more

Defence drug inquiry welcomed amid calls for more research

7 Jun 2018

RSL Queensland has welcomed plans for a Senate inquiry into the effects of the anti-malarial drugs Mefloquine and Tafenoquine on Defence personnel and reiterated its call for the Federal Government to do more to investigate the issue. Read more

Online Program Gives Veterans Tools to Thrive

7 Nov 2017

Veterans struggling with transition and mental health issues will be able to access online peer-to-peer support through a new pilot partnership from RSL Queensland and Survive to Thrive Nation. Read more

Doctors and veterans break down health barriers

24 Oct 2017

RSL Queensland and the Australian Medical Association Queensland (AMA) have joined forces to improve the healthcare of veterans across the state. Read more

Education Boost for Defence Partners

5 Oct 2017

RSL Queensland has made it easier for partners of current and ex-service personnel to achieve tertiary or vocational qualifications with its new scholarship program. Read more

Townsville to pioneer veteran employment program

20 Sep 2017

Townsville’s transitioning and ex-service personnel will be the first in Australia to participate in an innovative new employment program. Read more

DVA Must Take Closer Look Into Malaria Drug Side Effects

19 Sep 2017

RSL Queensland is calling on the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to fund research into possible links between mefloquine and chemically acquired brain injury in Defence personnel. Read more

RSL calls for a better deal for Queensland veterans

22 Jun 2017

Appointing a State Minister for Veterans’ Affairs is one priority in a package of proposals by RSL Queensland to improve the health and wellbeing of current and former Defence personnel and their families. Read more

Injured veterans get a sporting chance under new agreement

23 Jan 2017

The health and wellbeing of injured and ill Queensland ex-servicemen and women will be improved under a new partnership with Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association. Read more

Help a veteran these holidays

20 Dec 2016

Queenslanders are being urged to reach out to veterans over the festive season to offer support during what can be a lonely and stressful time for those who have served. Read more