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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.

Commanding the Home Front
Maree was a seasoned military spouse living in Sydney in 2008 when her Navy husband Mark was posted to a ship based in Western Australia. The following two years, during which she largely parented their three children alone, were a challenge to both her and her marriage.

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The 2014-15 Federal Budget
Each year Legacy prepares a Budget Priority List (previously nicknamed “The Wish List”) for presentation to the Federal Government through the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs. Of the 14 items submitted to Government, 3 were included in the budget - Click here to read the full story!
Thales' Ongoing Support for Legacy Continues
Thales Somer Camp
Thales graduate Thuan-Jin Kee recently spent 12 days as a volunteer at Melbourne Legacy's Somers Disability Camp, hoping to brighten the lives of those in need. - Click here to read the full story!
Merriwa continues tradition of donating ANZAC rosemary
Just in case you missed the story on the ABC featuring John Penninger, the rosemary farmer from Merriwa, here's the link! Once again thank you John and the good folk from Merriwa for your ongoing support.

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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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