Contrary to popular belief, the Greenbank RSL Sub-Branch is not only a social venue, it is heavily involved in the Welfare of serving and ex-serving members of the Australian Defence Force and their dependants.
The Greenbank RSL Sub-Branch:
- Has a wide range of Welfare activities and Volunteer hospital and home visit program.
- Has Department of Veterans’ Affairs trained Pension Officers to assist in Veterans Pension claims and closely interacts with DVA.
- All current serving ADF and ex-service personnel that served in any Australian or Allied Service or completed National Service for a minimum of 6 months are eligible to join.
- Is very involved with schools and the community, providing guest speakers and bursaries to schools and grants to the community groups.
- Has established educational scholarships through its RSL Youth Development Program.
- Can and has established Women’s and Citizen’s Auxiliaries throughout Australia.
- Has a prime focus on commemorative activities and encourages loyalty within the community.
- Has and does successfully lobby government on Veteran Affairs and Defence matters.
- Has donated millions of dollars to medical research.
With over 1200 members, the Greenbank RSL Sub-Branch Inc. is one of the largest in the South Eastern District and Queensland.
The role of any Sub-Branch is to service the needs of its members, members of the ex-Service community and currently serving members of the Australian Defence Force and their families.
The Sub-Branch is also responsible for the organisation of Commemorative Services such as Anzac Day, Vietnam Veteran's Day, and Remembrance Day which are held in the Memorial Gardens of the Greenbank Services Club.
The Sub-Branch meets in the Greenbank Services Club on the third Monday of each month from 7pm except January when no meeting is held and December when the meeting is brought forward one week due to the Christmas Season. All Sub-Branch Members are welcome to attend.