The Returned and Services League of Australia (New South Wales Branch)
Hornsby RSL Sub Branch
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Welfare and Pensions Officer

Welfare and Pensions Officer

Roslyn Hutchinson

Welcome to Welfare Section of Hornsby RSL Sub-Branch. As part of the Returned & Services League of Australia, our Sub-Branch is dedicated to the care & well-being of returned and ex-members of the Defence Forces.
Ex-service personnel may be entitled to a variety of assistance and welfare services through the Department of Veterans' Affairs, and the RSL also provides a variety of welfare services. Having someone who can make sense of it all and advise you of your best options is where our dedicated welfare officer comes in. 
Our welfare officer is there to assist our members and their families, especially in time of need.

Some of the ways the Welfare/ Pensions officer can assist are:

Welfare Services:

  • Personal Counselling
  • Advice & referral to appropriate DVA services, such as DVA Homecare, DVA Homefront program, Rehabilitation Appliance Program, respite etc.
  • Advice regarding DVA health entitlements, transport, concessions.
  • Home & Hospital Visitations
  • Promotion of & referrals to community care services
  • Advice & assistance with lifestyle changes such as moving into aged care facilities
  • Liaison with local service providers on veterans' behalf
  • Bereavement support & advice
  • Represent Sub-Branch at members' funeral services
  • Facilitate RSL Tributes on family request

NB: This list is by no means comprehensive, so please feel free to contact us with any issues or concerns.

Contact Details:

Roslyn Hutchinson

Phone: 9485-3204

Email: [email protected]

Department of Veterans Affairs
Hornsby RSL War Memorial Hall 2017

Postal Address:

Honorary Secretary
Hornsby RSL Sub-Branch
War Memorial Hall
2 High Street


Office Telephone: 02 9476 6680


Email: [email protected]




Welfare Phone: 02 9485 3204

Mobile: 0408 237 678

Welfare Email: w[email protected]