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Legacy is a charity providing services to Australian families suffering financially and socially after the incapacitation or death of a spouse or parent, during or after their defence force service. We currently care for around 90,000 widows and 1,900 children and disabled dependants throughout Australia.


Better Homes and Gardens Commemorates 100th Anniversary with Knitted Throw
Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings by knitting these beautiful throws, designed by Better Homes and Gardens. These throws are a tribute to those who have served as well as those who are currently serving in the Australian Defence Force.

Each knit kit you purchase includes a donation to the RSL and Legacy in recognition of the tireless and ongoing support these organisations give to veterans and their families.

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VC Ben Roberts-Smith's Australia Day Address
Decorated veteran and Legacy ambassador Ben Roberts-Smith has spoken of Australia's military tradition during the annual Australia Day address.

Speaking in Sydney, the Victoria Cross and Medal for Gallantry recipient said all he had ever wanted to do was be a solider but there have been hurdles to overcome both during and after his defence force service.


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VC Recipient Postage Stamps
Today Australia Post unveiled the recipients of the 2015 Australia Post Legends Award, honouring five of Australia’s most gallant and decorated soldiers.

Australia Post will donate $1 to Legacy Australia from selected products purchased from the Legends range.

This year’s Legends Award recognises five Australians who have received the Victoria Cross, the highest honour that can be bestowed for acts of valour “in the presence of the enemy”.

The 2015 Australia Post Legends Award recipients are Keith Payne VC OAM; Mark Donaldson VC; Ben Roberts-Smith VC MG; Daniel Keighran VC and, for the first time in the Awards history, Legends status will be awarded posthumously to Cameron Baird VC MG.

Legacy would like to thank Australia Post for their very generous support and congratulate these very remarkable Australians.


Paint for a Mate Project has hit Bega
Berger is applying fresh coats of colour to 40 homes around Australia as part of the company’s support of Legacy and war widow Mavis Wheeler is the latest to have her home upgraded. Mrs Wheeler lost her husband Leslie as a result of his army service and since moving to Bega from Queensland has had regular visits from Legacy’s Peter Florance. She said Legacy’s support and advice was a real comfort – but there was one phone call that would prove more surprising than most.

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Remembrance Golf Day
Welcome Home
On behalf of everybody at Legacy, thank you to the 26,500 Australian Defence Force personnel for your outstanding efforts in Afghanistan. With the official announcement of the conclusion of the mission in Uruzgan we remember both those who gave their lives and those who are now on their way home. Thank you for your service to Australia and thank you to your families who have supported you through your deployment.

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Remembrance Golf Day
LEGACY REMEMBRANCE GOLF DAY
Remembrance Golf Day is a partnership among Golf Australia, Legacy and the Australian Defence Force to raise funds to support families of our fallen and wounded Service men and women.

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Click the video above to watch the McClymont’s beautiful tribute to the Australian Defence Force and their families with their music video for the song "Where You Are"

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