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RSL DefenceCare is dedicated to supporting families of veterans. We understand the pride that comes with being a Defence family, as well as the challenges it can present.

We welcome family members to get in touch and discuss how we can help you. We’re able to provide financial assistance, housing assistance, employment assistance and referrals to services including counselling and community visits to families of veterans.

If you’re looking to get help for a veteran in your life, get in touch and we can talk to you about the next steps.


  • Financial Assistance

    When times are hard and money is short, RSL DefenceCare is there to help veterans and their families. We know things can get tough. We can provide short term financial assistance to help with things like groceries, electricity bills, rental arrears or transport.
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  • Transport and getting around

    Staying mobile is one of the most important ways of keeping life in order when times are tough. Whether it’s getting to and from work, dropping the kids off at school, visiting family, or getting to medical appointments, we know the importance of having access to transportation.
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  • Community Outreach

    Social connection is a vital aspect of maintaining a healthy life. We understand the need to meet people in their communities. That’s why we can connect you with groups who visit veterans and family members, especially the elderly or lonely, in their homes, hospitals or nursing homes.
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  • Help during natural disasters

    In times of natural disaster such as droughts, floods and bushfires, RSL DefenceCare can pay bills on behalf of veterans and their families who have been affected. We can also transfer funds via EFT to provide short term respite.

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  • Counselling

    Looking after your mental wellbeing is vital. We know Defence service can affect mental health.
    Find out more

Contact RSL DefenceCare,
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Are you ready to explore a new operations role with extra benefits?

Take your career in a new direction RSL LifeCare.

Search for an operations role at an RSL LifeCare Residential Aged Care facility in the Southern NSW region. Take a look at all our current positions here.

1. 100% funding on participating certifications

Undertake a participating certification through the RSL LifeCare Earn and Learn Incentive Program1 and you could be eligible to have your learning fully funded.

2. Cash bonus of up to $1000 (less income tax).

Through the RSL LifeCare Sign-on Bonus, you could be eligible for two split payments of $500 (less income tax), when you start a new role with us.

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