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Thank you for buying a Legacy Badge this Legacy Week.

Here's a special video thank you message from two people who were assisted by Legacy as children - AFL coaches Chris and Brad Scott.

If you'd like to join Legacy's mailing list please provide us with your contact details. Thank you for your support.

Legacy Week: 1 - 7 September 2013

Legacy is a charity providing services to Australian families suffering financially and socially after the death of a spouse or parent, during or after their defence force service. At Melbourne Legacy we currently care for more than 16,000 widows and 350 dependants of the 100,000 widows and 1900 children and disabled dependants throughout Australia.

Legacy is dedicated to enhancing the lives and opportunities of our families through innovative and practical programs aimed at:

  • the protection of individuals’ and families’ basic needs;
  • advocating for their entitlements, rights and benefits;
  • assisting families through bereavement; and
  • helping people thrive, despite their adversity and loss.

Legacy helps families, not just in the short term - Legacy is there for life.

Legacy Services

Legacy's assistance is aimed at helping families of deceased veterans to live rich and meaningful lives.

Legatee Members

Legacy services are provided by our volunteer members (called Legatees). If you share the ideals of Legacy and want to assist in our work, we would welcome a membership enquiry from you.

Legacy Support

To maintain Legacy's services we rely heavily on public support. Our principal fundraising activity is the Legacy Week Badge Appeal.

In 2013, the appeal will be held from 1 September to 7 September.

Melbourne Legacy acknowledges our corporate partners:

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Caring for the families of incapacitated and deceased veterans.

Legacy's 90th Anniversary
Celebratory Event

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people Legacy has touched.
Young families, widows,
dependants, volunteers
and fundraisers!

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