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Our History

Who Are We?

Officially titled Ingleburn R.S.L. Sub-Branch Club Limited, the Ingleburn R.S.L. Club is a trading body under the Registered Club Act and administered by a Board Of Directors consisting of seven members each whom are elected annually by the members.

Our History

The Club we know and love today started in the post WWI era. In the legendary ‘tin shed’, returned Diggers assembled for meetings, get-togethers and the occasional cleansing ale. 

The original Club site at the corner of Cumberland and Oxford Road Ingleburn was donated. An old army hut was transported to the site to serve as the club house. This was a local community meeting point and played host to regular housie and dances. From the early days to now, Ingleburn RSL Club continues to be a place where the local community can meet and gather.

Building on a legacy

Over the years, Ingleburn RSL Club has evolved into what it is today.

In 1965, the Club was granted a liquor licence. Sometime later, approximately six poker machines were approved and installed.

A decade later in 1975, the late Douglas Raymond Purser and his Board of Directors purchased 6 acres of land. This site became the new home for the Club, where it still stands today. The land was purchased from the late Eric Wood (Woods Estate) for the sum of $60,000. 


At that time, a further $1.7 million was invested to build an ultra modern club house. Almost three decades later, the Club invested a further $6 million in renovation works.

In 1988, the Club purchased 13 holiday units at Forster on the NSW mid-north coast. These units have been subsidised by the Club for more than 30 years, offering tremendous value for money for members.

Ingleburn RSL Club Today

We’re proud of our history and what we have created at Ingleburn RSL Club. We continue to honour our returned service men and women, while building strong ties to our local community.

Today, the Club has a wide range of facilities. Members and guests can enjoy a spectacular gaming room and entertainment lounge area with TAB and Keno facilities. They can enjoy a meal in our restaurants or a drink in our bars and see some of the world’s finest memorabilia in the sports lounge. 

Our membership now stands at over 17,000. We have a gross annual turnover of approximately $14 million and employ 70 casual and permanent staff. Our Youth Club caters for some 3,000 children, who participate in sports ranging from little athletics to ballroom dancing, cricket, rugby league and soccer. On ANZAC Day, we provide breakfast for more than 2,000 people and honour the RSL Diggers for the service.

The future is bright for our Club. As we evolve and grow for the future, we’ll continue to hold on to the legacy of the early Diggers who called Ingleburn RSL Club their own.

A Social Meeting Place

Ingleburn R.S.L. Club continues to be a social meeting place for many members of our community. Anzac Day is celebrated every year, were the Club provides breakfast for over 2000 people and the RSL Diggers are honored with “their day”. The Club also provides many groups including sporting and services groups such as Lions and Rotary clubs with free use of meeting rooms and function rooms. The Club also provides facilities during times of bushfires, floods and emergency situations. Last year alone, the Ingleburn RSL Club donated more than $200,000 towards local community groups and charities.

Assisting Charities and Community Groups

Although there are too many to list, the club plays a major role in several significant charity and community groups. The Ingleburn R.S.L. Club provides approximately 200 free meals to Myrtle Cottage each week. The Ingleburn R.S.L. Club along with several other clubs in the Macarthur region are founding members of the Kids in Macarthur Foundation. The Club provides over $10,000 per year in assisting the Foundation to purchase important hospital equipment. The Ingleburn R.S.L. Club is a major financial supporter of Mater Dei Special School at Camden and has also financial assisted over 22 local primary and secondary schools.

Supporting Where We Can

Ingleburn R.S.L. Club has provided training and support for many Campbelltown Tafe hospitality students. The Club also provides much needed financial support to the Health Research Foundation, Spinal Research Foundation as well as Care flight Helicopter and Legacy. The Club also supports the annual Ingleburn and Campbelltown Festivals and provides meals and entertainment for over 300 senior citizens during Senior Citizens week each year.

The Ingleburn R.S.L. Club uses the service of over 50 local businesses. The club has always had the policy of supporting local businesses. May of those local businesses rely on the Club’s trade and have established valuable business relationships with the Club over the years.

Our Mission Statement

The Ingleburn R.S.L. Club’s Mission Statement states, “It is our long-term goal to ensure the Club continues to develop & remain not only an important part of but a major supporter of the local community to which it belongs.” With the introduction of recent increases in Poker Machine Tax by Michael Egan, the Ingleburn R.S.L. Club will find it increasingly difficult to sustain this statement over the coming years.

The subsiding of meals and value for money beverages and facilities may be a thing of the past and many charities will find it very difficult financially and many sporting clubs will have to find ways of supporting themselves without the Club’s assistance. There is no doubt whatsoever that Ingleburn R.S.L. Club along with all Clubs in the Macarthur region play a critical role in the wellbeing of our local community.

One membership… two clubs

When you become a member, you open the door to a vast local community at Ingleburn RSL Club, Tabatinga Fun and Social Centre and Ingleburn Bowling Club.

Eat & Drink


Chicken Parmi

Every Monday in April

Weekly Chicken Parmigiana served with chips, salad and gravy.


Homemade Pie

Every Tuesday in April

Weekly Chefs Pie, served with mashed potato, seasonal vegetables and gravy.


Seafood Basket

Every Wednesday in April

Golden fried crumbed barramundi, prawn cutlet and calamari. Served with chips, garden salad, tartare and lemon.


BBQ Ribs and Wings

Every Thursday in April

Slow-cooked BBQ glazed pork ribs and chicken wings. Served with chips and coleslaw.

Not available on ANZAC Day

Welcome Coca-Cola

$4.60 M
Now available

Try our Coca-Cola variety range today. Sprite, Lift, Fanta, Cascade Ginger Beer, Coca-Cola, Zero Sugar. $4.60 members, $5.60 visitors.

APRIL 13 – 28TH

Coca-Cola Jugs


Try our Coca-Cola variety range in a 1200ml jug and SAHRE THE OCCASION! Sprite, Lift, Fanta, Cascade Ginger Beer, Coca-Cola or Zero Sugar for only $6 per jug.
Available 13th – 28th April 2024.

Brand New Member Loyalty Program Has Arrived

Enjoy loads of new features and benefits. To learn more about our Flame Rewards program and all that it entails, you can talk to one of our friendly staff in-house for more information.