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Membership

You can join and enjoy the Club Members benefits listed below:

  • Membership of the Ocean Grove Barwon Heads RSL also includes membership  of the Ocean Grove Bowling Club.
  • Plenty of parking spaces at club for cars and buses
  • Reciprocal rights to over 100 RSL sub-branches throughout Victoria, S.A. and Tasmania
  • Free Tea and coffee in gaming lounge
  • Use of the Club courtesy bus service (Gold coin donation), TAB facilities, including Sports bet
  • Wheelchair access & disabled facilities
  • Welfare & Pensions services
  • RSL Club newsletter

Service Membership  $35.00

What is Service Membership?

Service Membership of the RSL is for anyone who is currently serving or has served in the ADF or any of Australia’s allied armed forces.

Service membership offers serving and ex-serving personnel mateship and comradeship with others of similar life experiences.

What are the benefits of Service Membership?

– Full voting rights within your main Sub-Branch;
– The ability to stand for any elected position within the RSL in Victoria, from a Sub-Branch
committee to State President;
– Full access to members facilities and prices at over 80 licensed RSL venues throughout Victoria;
– The right to wear the time-honoured RSL badge;
– The opportunity to continue to enjoy the spirit of comradeship experienced during your service in the armed forces with other serving or ex-defence force members;
– A quarterly journal through which you can keep in touch with issues relevant to League
members;
– The opportunity to participate in a number of RSL sporting and social activities.

Service Membership – Criteria

– Must 18 years of age or over;
– Has served in any of the Australian defence forces in any conflict;
– Has served not less than 6 months in the regular or reserve Australian Defence Force;
– Has completed a period of National Service in the Australian Defence Force;
– Has served in the defence forces of any country that is a part of the Commonwealth;
– Has served in the defence forces of the New Zealand or the United States of America;
– Is an Australian citizen and has served in the defence force of any country allied to Australia

Apply for Service Membership:

Membership Form 

SERVICE MEMBER  $35.00

Fill in the form, attach a cheque or money order,  and mail to: Secretary, Ocean Grove Barwon Heads RSL.

or simply Hand in to Reception at Ocean Grove Bowling Club.

Affiliate Membership $35.00

What is Affiliate Membership?

Affiliate Membership is a type of RSL membership that caters for family members of serving and ex-service men and women, also available to relatives of past / present service personnel eligible for RSL service membership.
For the purposes of this rule, a relative of a League member shall be parent, grandparent, spouse, brother,sister, child, grandchild, stepchild, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nephew, niece,aunt or uncle of the person who is or was eligible to be a League member (as the case may be).

Also available to members or ex-members of Police, Fire Brigade, Ambulance and SES. (Conditions vary in State Branches).
Its purpose is to provide a form of RSL membership that maintains the ‘bloodlines’ of those who have served their country in both peace and war.

Why join the RSL?

As an Affiliate Member of the Ocean Grove Barwon Heads RSL, you will enjoy the privilege of having joined one of Australia’s oldest and most revered organisations. An organisation committed to selfless service on behalf of the nation. An organisation which is dedicated to honouring those who have served our nation through military service and which believes that the care of veterans and their dependants remains its core responsibility.

What are the benefits of Affiliate Membership?

  • Receipt of a journal (Mufti), through which you can keep in touch with issues and events relevant to the RSL;
  • The opportunity to share in the spirit of comradeship common to those who have served in the Armed Forces;
  • The ability to serve on Sub-Branch committees;
  • The opportunity to participate in a range of RSL sporting and social activities;
  • The right to vote on most matters pertaining to the Ocean Grove Barwon Heads  Sub-Branch
  • Leadership opportunities – the League needs people who can accept the responsibility and the challenge of undertaking a leadership role in a variety of areas, including welfare, memorabilia, recruiting, fund-raising, etc. Many Affiliate Members currently serve as Sub-Branch Secretaries or Treasurers;
  • Full access to members’ facilities and prices at over 80 licensed RSL venues throughout Victoria;
  • The opportunity to make a difference in the care and remembrance of those who have and continue to serve is in both war and peace;
  • The right to wear the RSL Affiliate badge.

Affiliate Membership Criteria

  • Must be 18 years of age or over;
  • Related to any Service or Life Member of the League;
  • Related to a person who, at the time of their death, was eligible for Service Membership of the RSL

It is also for serving and ex- members of the:

  • Fire Brigade
  • Police Force
  • State Emergency Service
  • Ambulance Service(A minimum of six months full time service)

Apply for Affiliate Membership:

Membership Form 

AFFILIATE MEMBER  $35.00

Fill in the form, attach a cheque or money order, and mail to: Secretary, Ocean Grove Barwon Heads  RSL.
or simply Hand in to Reception at Ocean Grove Bowling Club.

 

 

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