About & History

The origins of Castle Hill RSL can be traced back to 1932, when the “Hills District Returned Sailors and Soldiers Club” was formed to assist World War 1 veterans and their families.

After meeting in a church hall for some time, arrangements were made for the lease of Crown Land on Old Northern Road, Castle Hill. On this land the “Anzac Memorial Hall” was constructed, the foundation stone being laid in 1935 and the hall was completed in 1936. After the completion of the hall the diggers still did not have a club room. By self help they excavated a space underneath a stage the width of the hall and the height approximately 8 feet. Entry was gained by a set of steps leading from the park down into what then became known as “The Dugout”.

In 1954 the club was granted a liquor licence and became a legal identity known as “the Castle Hill RSL Sub-Branch Club”. Up until this time the club was operating illegally but was tolerated by the authorities. In 1974 the club moved to the present site of nearly 5 hectares, the building being officially opened by Sir Roden Cutler VC. Since 1974, there have been ongoing renovations and alterations to the premises to maintain and enhance member services.

It is our mission at Castle Hill RSL to provide members and the community with a modern and progressive community focussed club group that provides the best hospitality, sporting, entertainment and fitness/aquatic services and facilities.

Members, their family and friends of all ages in the Hills view their club as their first choice for these services and facilities. Castle Hill RSL is proud to support organisations and the community.

Castle Hill RSL supports a diverse range of interclubs. Castle Hill RSL’s commitment to sport is well known in the Hills District with our sponsorship support for Soccer, Athletics, Junior League, Rugby Union and Netball.

Warren Glenny

Warren Glenny

Rick Cumming

Rick Cumming

Vice President
David Wood

David Wood

Vice President
Robbie Duncan

Robbie Duncan

Annemarie Christie

Annemarie Christie

Walter Hromow

Walter Hromow

John Payne

John Payne

Ron Smith

Ron Smith

Mike Yeo

Mike Yeo



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Privacy Statement

Castle Hill RSL Group is subject to the provisions of the Privacy Act 1988. The personal information provided by you on this form/application and attached documents will be used primarily for the purpose for which that information is requested. Failure to provide all of the requested information may result in your application being rejected or delay the processing of it. You have a right to access and correct any of your personal information that the club holds about you.

The Club does not usually disclose your personal information to any other organisation or person unless there is a legal requirement to do so. The Club may disclose your information to third parties that provide services under contract to the Club. These contracts require the third party to keep your personal information confidential and secure.

Your personal information, including information about you obtained as a result of you placing your membership card in a poker machine or having your card swiped when making a purchase at a Club outlet (not ATM’s), may be used by the Club for marketing purposes. This is to improve our services and to provide you with the latest information about those services and any new related services and promotions.

However, you have the option not to receive this information.

Note: For the purpose of the Privacy Act the Club’s “Insight Magazine” is considered to be information for members of the Club and not a direct marketing tool.

Important Information about Scanning your Identification

Circlescan software is utilised for the Vistors sign in procedure for Castle Hill RSL.

Circle Solutions specialises in ‘Identification Data Capture’ for the Hospitality Industry and is compliant with the Registered Clubs Act.

All data is maintained by Castle Hill RSL on a secure server and personal information provided may be used for marketing and promotional purposes.

This system DOES NOT record/retain any specific identification numbers e.g. licence number.

The use of this system is a CONDITION OF ENTRY.

The system records the following information from your ID:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Date of Birth
  • Signature Image
  • Photograph


Note: if you do not wish to receive information from this Venue, notify Door Staff at the time of entry.

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Service of Alcohol Policy

The Castle Hill RSL Group promotes responsible service of alcohol in the best interests of its members, guests, staff and the community.

In accordance with the Liquor Act 2007 it is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years.

Castle Hill RSL Group has implemented the following policies to prevent intoxication and provide the responsible service of alcohol:

  • In order to prevent underage drinking, we require acceptable proof of age to be provided upon request.
  • Persons who are believed to be intoxicated will be refused Admission to our premises.
  • We will display and refer to our Intoxication Signs in order to support our responsible attitude and meet legislative requirements.
  • We will not sell or supply liquor to an intoxicated person. Patrons in this establishment will be denied service and required to leave the premises if they are considered to be intoxicated.
  • We will not allow any indecent, violent or quarrelsome conduct on our premises.
  • All staff will be required to have current RSA competency cards prior to employment with Castle Hill RSL Group and will be required to actively identify and notify their Supervisor or Duty Manager of any person they suspect as approaching intoxication.
  • We will support and actively promote initiatives to minimise drink driving in order to safeguard the well-being of our members.

See The Signs

Castle Hill RSL provides a free and confidential service for Gambling and Financial Counselling.

This service includes:

  • Confidential counselling
  • Assessment to provide a range of assistance approaches to help problem gamblers
  • Support and advice in addressing the associated problems with problem gambling
  • Information and referral where required

Signs of Problem Gambling

  • Maintaining secrecy around money issues
  • Hiding signs of gambling from others
  • Unusual debt changes eg refinancing the home to borrow more cash
  • Being open or boasting of gambling wins, but understating or not mentioning any gambling losses
  • Unexplained absences from work, home, or education
  • Mood swings
  • Unexplained generosity or euphoria
  • Preoccupation with gambling e.g. thinking about gambling when involved in other activities, being frustrated when gambling venues are closed, planning the day or week around gambling activities
  • Reduced ability to concentrate
  • Loss of perception of time in gambling venues
  • Memory lapses during or after gambling

The Impacts

The impacts of problem gambling can be:

  • Breakdown of significant relationships
  • Financial problems
  • Loss of trust
  • Depression