Quick Facts

Established

   

1923

Legatees

   

445

Widows

   

9,760

Contact Details

Melbourne Legacy

293 Swanston Street Melbourne VIC 3000

Postal address: GPO Box 4312 Melbourne VIC 3001

Phone: (03) 8626 0500

Email: info@
legacymelb.com.au

 

Schools

Schools - Melbourne Legacy

Legacy is an Australian charity that cares for the families of Defence Force veterans who have lost their life or health serving their country in the Army, Navy or Air Force.

Legacy’s work with Defence Force families can mean a child gets an education and a fair go, a widow is not disadvantaged and alone, and a family is not torn apart by the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Legacy's school activities will enhance and enrich class room learning for your students and bring to life the efforts and sacrifices of our brave men and women.


2017 and 2018 School Activities Calendar





Legacy Week


In 2017, Legacy Week will run from 27 August through to 2 September.

Schools can be involved in Legacy Week in a variety of ways. This includes the opportunity to fundraise at your school.

Call (03) 8626 0500 for more information.


Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award


Unleash the public speaking talent of your students between 12 and 14 years of age and encourage them to build confidence that will last them a life time through Legacy's Junior Public Speaking Award.

Students will also learn about Legacy's values which include voluntary and personal service, mateship, caring and the importance of remembrance.

Entry is still open for Regional Finals with dates in the second semester of 2017.

For more information about the Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award, please click
here

2018 Legacy ANZAC Commemoration Ceremony for Students


The 2017 Legacy ANZAC Commemoration Ceremony for Students invited Secondary and primary schools attend this special service alongside dignitaries, Defence Force Cadets and school bands.

6,000 students attend this special day and enjoyed the ceremony that included a RAAF Flyover and the opportunity to lay wreaths at the eternal flame on behalf of their school.

The 2018 Legacy ANZAC Commemoration Ceremony for Students will be held on Friday 20 April.

More information on the 2018 ceremony for will be available early 2018 and bookings will open February 2018.


Click here to register your school today
The 2017 ANZAC Commemoration Ceremony for Students

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