More Support Needed for Young and Old Military Veterans Affected By PTSD

The Returned Services League (RSL) is calling for more support for military veterans suffering post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), with fast rising numbers of young and older veterans affected by the condition. Western Australian RSL branch Chief Executive Officer John McCourt said PTSD needed to be acknowledged and addressed to battle the growing incidence of mental…

PTSD Targeted As Focus For Veterans Health Week

10 years can pass before war veterans show signs of post-Traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), with the State Government aiming to target the disorder ahead of Veterans’ Health Week. Veterans Issues Minister Peter Tinley will raise the disorder faced by war veterans as part of the Veterans’ Health Week, where he will open the week on…

EXCLUSIVE: Do Younger Generations Understand ANZAC?

At dawn ceremonies we hear the bugle play, we see returning service men and women pay tribute to their fellow soldiers. We take a moment to thank those who’ve given their lives to give us freedom, and we think about the future of the lucky country. The 25th of April can mean a lot of…

Australians Honour Diggers on Anzac Day

Thousands of people have gathered in Kings Park for Anzac Day’s dawn service, paying tribute to past and present soldiers for their service and sacrifice in war. An estimated 40,000 people were in attendance at the park’s State War Memorial, to remember those who lost their lives in battle. Darkness covered the park as crowds…

From War to Remembrance – A Living History of the RSL

Opening just in time for ANZAC Day, experience the cultural history of The Returned and Services League of Western Australia, with the exhibition ‘From War to Remembrance’ – a living history of the RSL. Featuring a visual handcrafted art installation, an interactive display, a mid-1960’s lounge room installation, and a scale model of the State…