Contrary to popular belief, the RSL is not only a social venue, it is heavily involved in the Welfare of serving and ex-serving members of the Australian Defence Force and their dependants.
The RSL has a wide range of Welfare activities and Volunteer hospital and home visit program.
The RSL has Department of Veterans’ Affairs trained Pension Officers to assist in Veterans Pension claims and closely interacts with DVA.
All current serving ADF and ex-service personnel that served in any Australian or Allied Service or completed National Service for a minimum of 6 months are eligible to join the RSL.
The RSL is very involved with schools and the community, providing guest speakers and bursaries to schools and grants to the community groups.
The RSL has established educational scholarships through its RSL Youth Development Program.
The RSL can and has established Women’s and Citizen’s Auxiliaries throughout Australia.
The RSL has a prime focus on commemorative activities and encourages loyalty within the community.
The RSL has and does successfully lobby government on Veteran Affairs and Defence matters.
The RSL has donated millions of dollars to medical research.
With over 1200 members, the Greenbank RSL Sub-Branch Inc. is one of the largest in the South Eastern District and Queensland.
The role of any Sub-Branch is to service the needs of its members, members of the ex-Service community and currently serving members of the Australian Defence Force and their families.
The Sub-Branch is also responsible for the organisation of Commemorative Services such as Anzac Day, Korean Veteran's Day, Vietnam Veteran's Day, Merchant Mariner's Day and Remembrance Day which are held in the Memorial Gardens of the Greenbank RSL Services Club.
The Sub-Branch meets in the Greenbank RSL Services Club on the third Monday of each month from 7pm except January when no meeting is held and December when the meeting is brought forward one week due to the Christmas Season. All Sub-Branch Members are welcome to attend.