Old Ramsgate ClubIn November 1956 a Club was formed from the Ramsgate RSL sub branch.  Mr  J Carberry was listed as President, with  Ray Mates as Secretary and H. Jarret as Treasurer.

The club was granted a liquor license in the following year and together with the legalisation of gaming machines, this allowed the club to accumulate fund and commence building modern club premises by 1963.  The new club building was finished in 1965 and was officially opened in April of that year by Major General Ivan Dougherty, Director of Civil Defence in NSW and one of Australia’s most distinguished military commanders.

Today Ramsgate RSL boasts some 12,000 members in a well established retail and residential district.


ANZAC Day, 25 April, is probably Australia’s most important national occasion. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War.

ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. The soldiers in those forces quickly became known as ANZACs, and the pride they took in that name endures to this day.  For full details on the ANZAC Tradition click here

The Ramsgate RSL sub-branch welcomes new members. Contact the club for details.




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The club is by law to keep a register containing information that relates to the management and financial administration of the club including:

  1. A list of disclosures and retuns made by the governing body and employees of the club.
  2. The salary bands of the club’s top executives.
  3. Details of the overseas travel made by the governing body and employees of the club.
  4. Details of loans given by the club to employees.
  5. Details of certain contracts executed by the club.
  6. Salary details of club employees who are close relatives of a member of the club’s governing body or a top executive.
  7. Details of the payments made by the club for consultant services.
  8. Details of legal settlements made by the club with a member of the governing body or an employee of the club.
  9. Details of legal fees paid by the club for a member of the governing body or an employee of the club.
  10. The clubs annual gaming machine profit.
  11. The amount applied by the club to community development and support.


The club must prepare quarterly financial statements for the governing body that incorporate

  1. The club’s profit and loss accounts and trading accounts for the quarter and
  2. A balance sheet at the end of the quarter.

Members may view the register or the financial statements or receive a copy of the financial statements by written request to the club.

Director of Liquor and Gaming


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