Community

Meet Archie – Defence Community Dogs Pin Up Boy

Hampton RSL is delighted to introduce Archie, one of the star dogs of Defence Community Dogs.   Archie is currently in training at the Bathurst Correctional Centre for six months and he is one of the stars on this year's Defence Bank Christmas cards. Isn't he beautiful?   Hampton RSL has previously supported Defence Community Dogs  (you may remember "Ghost"), and as we have continued to raise funds and for this worthy project, gladly, we are now able to fully fund the training of Archie. Although the Defence Community Dogs are provided to veterans suffering PTSD at no cost to the veteran, the training and upkeep of the dogs amounts to many thousands of dollars each year.   Defence Community Dogs manages the Dog Training program which rescues abandoned dogs and trains them to become Companion Therapy Dogs to...

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Meet Our New Sponsor

  We are delighted to introduce our new sponsor Bayside Exercise Physiology.   Ryan Woodward, the founder of Bayside Exercise Physiology, offers members and guests of Hampton RSL a new approach to treating chronic health issues and injuries. It is a holistic approach using scientific research to prescribe specific exercises for people suffering from chronic conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis, back pain, COPD, diabetes, depression, anxiety, heart disease and cancer.   Exercise programs are supervised 1:1 with a healthy dose of education to help establish correct movements to increase the efficiency of how your body works. “We do not just look at what the issue or complaint is, but also why it is there and how we can treat it in the long-term to prevent re-occurrence,” Ryan says. Working with an exercise physiologist will improve your strength,...

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