Returning First World War Diggers formed the Returned & Services League of Australia (RSL) in 1916 to support returned service men and women and their families. The RSL has 1500 Sub Branches Australia wide and 240,000 members.

On Anzac Day, April 25, families, schools and sporting and community groups gather by the sea, at memorials and in RSL Clubs around the Sapphire Coast. Merimbula RSL Sub Branch organises activities each year.

ANZAC Day 2022

Muster at the Memorial in Beach Street Merimbula at 5.40am for a Service commencing at 6am. Merimbula Diggers AFL Club will provide a barbecue breakfast afterwards.

Muster in front of the Foodworks Supermarket in Quondola Street at 8.40am before the March to the Pambula District Soldiers Memorial opposite the Pambula Post Office for the Service and Wreath laying.

Muster near the Main Street entrance of the Merimbula RSL Club at 10.40am to march off to the Memorial in Beach Street, for the 11am Service and Wreath laying.

The Merimbula RSL ANZAC Day Luncheon is at 12.30pm. Please contact the club on (02) 6495 1502 to see if tickets are available.

The Coral Sea Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner on ANZAC Day and the club will also feature the AFL and NRL ANZAC Day matches on the big screens.

*Club will open at normal time 10am on ANZAC DAY

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