What is RSL Community Link?
RSL Community Link is
an RSL national remembrance project dedicated to keeping alive the
names, memories and deeds of departed Australian or Allied service
veterans no matter when or where they served or when they died. It
does this by enabling people of all ages to attend remembrance
services as the personal representative of the departed veteran.
How does it
attends remembrance ceremonies wearing a Veteranís Memorial Plaque
which shows the basic service details of the departed veteran,
including a coloured ribbon bar indicating the medals to which the
veteran was entitled. The representative also wears a
Representativeís Link Card which shows the representative's name and
his or her relationship to the veteran. Examples are shown in the
When can I
wear the Plaque, Name Card and badge?
Veteranís Memorial Plaque and Representativeís Link Card can be worn
at any remembrance ceremonies. Examples include Anzac Day (where you
may also be able to represent your veteran in the march),
Remembrance Day, and any other event where military service is being
commemorated. The metal RSL Community Link Badge can be worn at any
How do I
find a departed veteranís service details and medal entitlements?
See the links below
to some useful Research Tips and a Medal Enquiry Form.
does it cost and how do I apply?
Memorial Plaque costs $12 and the Representativeís Link Card costs
$4. The metal RSL Community Link Badge is free. There are links
below to the Application Form and Order Form.
get involved with RSL Community Link?
Most definitely. See
the school link below.
How does an
RSL Sub Branch set up RSL Community Link in its community?
See the link below.
Information about RSL Community Link
Form and Order Form
Community Link in Schools
Community Link Card
Community Link Plaque (example)