The History of Katooomba RSL

After a devastating fire in February 2017, Katoomba RSL has rebuilt their premises to be bigger and better than ever before. The $12 million-dollar development will be an exciting and unique hospitality and events venue sporting three bars, a brand new restaurant, children’s play area, terraces, several lounges plus an events centre that will seat 300+ people. We would like to thank all of our Members and the local Blue Mountains City Council for their continued support throughout this difficult journey. We are excited to introduce our brand new Club, brand new Restaurant and State of the Art Facilities which we proudly, officially reopened on Saturday 24th August 2019.

 

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Archived Updates

ANZAC Day 2017

15 June 2017

Despite the fire on the 24th February, Katoomba RSL will be hosting ANZAC Day, if not bigger and better than before!

Transformation of the carpark has allowed for ANZAC Day to go on with a portable bar, 2-up rink and BBQ's set up for a gold coin donation lunch. All donations raised will go to the Katoomba RSL Sub-Branch. Thank you to Blue Mountains City Council and Blue Mountains Local Area Command for their support in allowing Anzac Day 2017 to continue.

Katoomba RSL destroyed by fire

24 February 2017

A major fire on Friday 24 February 2017 caused extensive damage to the Katoomba RSL ASC in Lurline Street, Katoomba and as a result trading has ceased at that location until further notice. The extent of the damage was considerable.

To the RSL Sub Branch Members and the veteran community we can report that the prized memorabilia collection was severely affected. Some items of a metallic nature, survived. Items such as photographs, books, records, wood, china and clothing material were unable to be saved.

Nearly all of the original medal collection has thankfully survived and will require extensive restoration. The ship's bell from HMAS Katoomba has survived and will also require restoration. However, the banner of HMAS Katoomba, just recently restored in a magnificent new case, did not. The Cenotaph and the Bofors Gun did survive. The sandstone Dedication Stones placed on the exterior walls have also survived and will be retrieved.

The demolition process has commenced and the Club is preparing for the rebuilding program

Poker 5 nights a week

Tomorrow Friday, November 22nd 2019

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Cash Housie Bingo by Kidswest

Today Thursday, November 21st 2019

11:00am - 6:00pm

Mitchell Coombes – Celebrity Psychic Medium

Saturday, December 7th 2019

6:45pm -

Kids Christmas Tree

Saturday, December 7th 2019

11:00am - 2:00pm

$10,000 Christmas Poker Tournament

Sunday, December 8th 2019

10:30am -

Fiona O’Loughlin – Gap Year Show

Friday, December 13th 2019

7:30pm -

Christmas Mega Toy Raffle

Friday, December 20th 2019

6:00pm -

Christmas Ham & Turkey Raffle

Sunday, December 22nd 2019

3:00pm -

Christmas Day Buffet Lunch

Wednesday, December 25th 2019

12:30pm - 2:30pm

Harry Manx

Wednesday, January 8th 2020

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FREE Kids Slime Workshop

Sunday, January 12th 2020

1pm - 2pm

The Transformers Kids Show

Monday, January 13th 2020

10:00am -

Jerry Salley, Gina Jeffreys, Rod Mccormack & Max Jackson – Songs & Stories Show

Saturday, January 18th 2020

TBA - TBA

FREE Kids Disco & Face Painting

Sunday, January 19th 2020

3pm - 5pm

Dinomania Kids Show

Monday, January 20th 2020

10:00am - 12:30pm

Thirsty Merc Australia Day Friday Show

Friday, January 24th 2020

8:00pm -

Seniors Week- The Australian Seekers Show

Saturday, February 22nd 2020

7:30pm -

The Starliners – Girl Power From The 60’s

Saturday, February 29th 2020

7pm - 10:30pm

Blue Mountains Music Festival 2020

Sunday, March 15th 2020

10am - 9:30pm

Doug Parkinson – An Evening Celebrating The Music Of Van Morrison

Saturday, March 28th 2020

8:00pm -

The Robertson Brothers

Friday, May 8th 2020

7:30pm -

Queen Bohemian Rhapsody Greatest Hits Tour

Saturday, July 18th 2020

7:30pm -

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