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Wellbeing and Sub-Branch

Welfare Officers are available by appointment

Monday to Friday
between 10.00am and 2.00pm

Phone (07) 4333 1208 or 0408 670 283 to make an appointment

Maryborough’s Local Club

The Maryborough RSL Sub-Branch and Management Committee members are a proud, passionate and professional group of locals dedicated to providing a safe, friendly and welcoming space for our veterans, their families and the wider community. The Sub-Branch offers a range of Welfare and Advocacy services for our veterans as well as funding for community grants and projects of benefit to the Maryborough Community. Come down and get to know the Committee, Management and friendly staff ‘Meet you at the Club’


For all of your Wellbeing needs find us at the new Sub-Branch Headquarters located at 154 Adelaide Street. Opening hours Monday to Friday 10.00am – 2.00pm Contact number (07) 4333 1208 Please leave a message outside of operating hours.

The Committee

Lea Rampton – Sub Branch President

Lea Rampton served in the Army Reserve for seven years, after finishing his schooling in Maryborough.

In 1970, Lea started the Blackwater Bakery, building it up to 16 staff while also developing Blackwater Air Transport as well as a travel agency. He also started the local hockey association and served on the council.

He and his wife Marguerite moved back to Maryborough and developed the highly successful bark processing plant at Dundathu. He restructured the Maryborough hockey association 20 years ago, returning it to profitable levels.

Dr Thomas Dunn – Deputy President

Tom served in RAAF Queensland University 23 Squadron 1969 – 1971 and he has held numerous positions on Maryborough boards and committees (in both medical and community areas). He takes an active interest in the health of the past and present military personnel.

Tom is married to Cathy and is a keen student of military history. His interests are woodturning, fishing and sport.

Dr Tom Dunn’s family has been in Maryborough for four generations.

Shane Epps – Junior Vice President

Mel Stephens – Treasurer

Glenda Pitman – Secretary

Gelenda served 10 years in the RAAF and has strong family links to the RSL. She has worked in employment services and DPI finance, and has taught horticulture. Glenda is also a former Rotary president, is interested in all aspects of the RSL and in community welfare as well.

Glenda has a strong sense of justice and fairness. Glenda is president of the Greater Mary Association, an organisation focused on the environmental health of the Mary River catchment.

Her husband, Adrian, still works for Defence.

Aaron Weinheimer – Director

Aaron served 7 years in the Australian Army with Combat Service Support (Solomon Island ‘Operation Anode’ 2003) and later worked in the transport industry.

He is currently working in the retail sector, is studying and is keen to assist in veteran welfare. He wants to ensure that all returned servicemen and women have the quality of like they have earned and deserve.

He is a fourth-generation returned serviceman.

Andrew Upston – Junior Vice President

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