Seven Hills RSL Club has always believed in supporting the community that supports us.
Seven Hills RSL is a non-profit organisation that provides support to local sporting clubs, schools, local athletes, charity and other community organisations. In addition to providing a social community hub and raising money for local sports and the community, the Seven Hills Group employs more than 100 people, which also helps boosts the local economy.
We are pleased to say that this year our contributions, donations and sponsorships remain as important to us as they always have been. With a record $1,133,864 in ClubGRANTS funding in 2016, our funding has played a vital role in backing valuable projects for the neighbourhood. We are proud to give back to the community that we belong to.
Soil collected at Prospect for Anzac Memorial Centenary Soil Collection Project
November 27, 2017
A piece of Prospect will be part of a new Anzac memorial in Sydney’s Hyde Park. NSW government whip Natasha Maclaren-Jones joined pupils from Widemere and Beresford Road public schools, Blacktown councillors and representatives from Blacktown and Seven Hills RSL sub branches to collect a soil sample from the Veteran Hall House Remains site in…
Seven Hills RSL Club to host Kokoda: The Spirit Lives movie
August 25, 2017
The Seven Hills RSL will show a free film screening on Tuesday, September 5 of the feature-length documentary Kokoda: The Spirit Lives. The film commemorates the 75th anniversary of the World War II Kokoda campaign and explores the spirit of Kokoda, then and now. The documentary is a modern retelling of the Kokoda story, its significance in…
Veterans commemorate Victory in the Pacific Day at Seven Hills-Toongabbie RSL
August 15, 2017
Gordon Graham was 14 when he lied about his age to sign up for the Australian army as World War II raged abroad. He was swiftly kicked out after it was discovered he was under age, but he was determined to serve. At 15, he joined the Royal Australian Navy – this time his lie went undetected….
Seven Hills RSL’s Maze Grill wins compliments for its new menu
July 18, 2017
MAZE Grill’s seasonal menu is the work of a seasoned chef with three decades worth of experience. Head chef Manuel Vitoros arrived at Maze Grill in January with his abundance of experience. Having worked as an executive chef at Criniti’s as well as the Sheraton Hotel, it did not come as a surprise when the…
Large crowd pay their respects at Seven Hills Anzac Day dawn service
April 25, 2017
Seven Hills had one of its biggest attendances at an Anzac Day dawn service. An estimated 4000 people went to the Cenotaph at Seven Hills-Toongabbie RSL on Tuesday morning to pay their respects to Australian servicemen and servicewomen. Among the large crowd was World War Two and Vietnam War veterans, who were among the 1200…
Seven Hills RSL Youth Club plan pre-Anzac march for youths
April 19, 2017
The sacrifices of the Anzac’s are not lost on a group of youths from the Seven Hills RSL Youth Club. As part of their yearly Anzac ceremonies, the sub-branch will hold a walk from Seven Hills train station to the Best Rd club’s cenotaph on Sunday when more than 200 young people are expected to…
Conscript recalls the turmoil during and after the Vietnam War
April 18, 2017
PAUL Coffey was 21 when he was conscripted in 1971 to head to the longest 20th century conflict in which Australia participated, the Vietnam War. The now father of two fought in Vietnam in one of three battalions, each comprising 600 to 700 conscripts and soldiers. “When we were called up, we were called up…
Seven Hills-Toongabbie RSL gets youth involved in the Anzac legacy
April 12, 2017
John Burgess was 20 when he met Helen. The love-struck pair spent one week together in Sydney before the young soldier shipped out to a RAAF base in Malaysia, where he provided support for Australia’s Vietnam War effort.Two years and 144 letters later, the pair were reunited. A week later they were married. Their story…
Seven Hills club recognised for their work with the senior community
March 15, 2017
SINGING, a hearty lunch and friendship — the efforts of volunteers at the Hills Day Club have not gone unnoticed. On Monday, Seven Hills state Liberal MP Mark Taylor presented the Seven Hills club for its contribution to the seniors community. The recognition was part of the Local Seniors Achievement Awards Program. The volunteer-run club…
International Women’s Day – Q&A with Annie Moore
February 16, 2017
International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Seven Hills RSL has taken this opportunity to interview Annie Moore, the first female director on our Board in 17 years. Tell us a…