The Welfare Team are now located at

Legacy House — 1 Bryant Street, Pialba

(on the corner of Hillyard Street, across  from the Catholic Church)




St Stephens Private Hospital produces an informative quarterly newsletter – please click on the link below to go to their site

SSH News


Welfare information for January to December 2017

  Description Hours No.  
  Home visits 1065 1354  
  Hospital visits 473 607  
  Nursing Home visits 377 851  
  Funerals 141 7  
  Home Maintenance 0 0  
  Accom & Rental Assistance 6 2  
  Day Centre/Men’s Shed 6 0  
  Transport Assistance 46 32  
  Bus Trips/Excursions 300 0  
  Other: phone calls, checking on elderly members etc 2079  
  Training/Forums 147  
      Veterans War Widows
  Inquiries 300 317 55
  Interviews 245 201 51
  Referrals 270 265 47
  Total Hours 5455 3789  
  Total Kilometres 43679    


The Hervey Bay RSL Sub Branch Welfare Team

Our team of 12 Welfare Support Officers are trained and authorized to assist the ex-service community (Army, Air Force, Navy and Police). This is a free service.

How can they help?

Welfare Officers are trained to assist with a range of services:

  • Health Care
  • Community Services available
  • Concessions
  • Respite Care
  • Arrange access to financial advice
  • Assist with bereavement
  • Assist with DVA services
  • Liaise with Pension Officers to prepare claims.

How to contact the Welfare Team

Telephone:  Office – (07) 4197 7477

Email:         welfare@herveybayrsl.com.au

The RSL Sub-Branch Welfare/Support team is looking for more volunteers and you do not have to be ex-service to help out.

If you have been involved in nursing,Community Services or Lifeline and could give a couple of hours per week, we would love to hear from you.

To make an appointment for an interview please phone the Sub-Branch Office on  (07) 4197 7477  during office hours –  Monday to Friday 9.30am to 12.30pm.