Why Become a Member

When you join the Cairns RSL Sub-Branch you are joining an organisation that has been there to support our Defence family and their families for over 100 years.  The Cairns RSL Sub-Branch is the largest Sub-Branch in the district with over 700 members.  We offer practical assistance in:

  • Gathering required documentation to assist you in submitting claims with DVA
  • Emergency financial assistance
  • Home and hospital visits
  • Bereavement assistance
  • Comradeship and mateship
  • Connections to counselling and support services (both in-house and outreaches services)
  • Connections to other ex-service organisations (ESOs)


Member Benefits

  • FREE social club membership
  • 30% discount on board Passions of Paradise
  • 10% discount on admission tickets to The Australian Armour and Artillery Museum
  • Link to Defence Friendly businesses
  • Link to Veteran Owned businesses

Your donations no matter how big or small will help Veterans in our community in a BIG way.