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It’s poppy time

Poppy Appeal volunteers are out and about in the city selling the much loved, iconic red poppy to raise funds for current and former servicemen and women in need. Local RSL sub-branch president Mike Moroney said: “Year in, year out, our community rallies together to support the Poppy Appeal in the lead up to Remembrance

Special CBD ANZAC connection

The nation’s oldest RSL club in Melbourne’s CBD turns 100 this year, created only months after the AIF landings at Gallipoli. The Melbourne sub-branch in Spencer St is probably one of the smallest clubs now with only 82 members. But, during the 1930s, the club was forced to cap its membership at 2500 returned soldiers

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