In NSW, RSL DefenceCare runs RSL Active, a program encouraging working-age veterans and current members of the Australian Defence Force to be active in their communities (RSL Active is the new name for adaptive sports).
On discharge, members transition from the structure of the ADF to a new environment with
RSL Active provides a sporting program in a safe and welcoming environment to help those veterans who have suffered injuries and illnesses as a result of their service. It also provides a safe and welcoming environment for families.
The programs of RSL Active allow veterans to participate in competitive sports, encourage physical fitness and activity and offer informal peer to peer support and coaching. These programs are part of RSL DefenceCare's welfare support.
RSL Active's programs include adaptive sports programs and activities through relationships with Soldier On - Sans
Current activities include:
- Rowing and Kayaking
- Walking groups
- Camping trips, social outings
- Adaptive sports and pathways to the Invictus Games
- Wheelchair rugby and basketball
- Peer-to-peer support through sport, recreation
Expressions of interest from veterans for the 2018 Activity Soldier Allied Winter Camp in Canada are now open. Please complete this form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to attend.
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