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Postal address: Locked Bag 8 Queen Victoria Building NSW 1230

Phone: (02) 9248 9000

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Remembrance Lunch

Events - Sydney Legacy

The Legacy Remembrance Lunch is an annual event that provides an insight into battlefield leadership for the corporate world.

2016 Legacy Remembrance Lunch supported by State Plus
Thursday 10 November

Legacy was excited to hostMajor General Jim Molan, AO DSC (Retd) was the keynote speaker at 2016 Legacy Remembrance Lunch.

Jim Molan retired from the Australian Army in 2008 after 40 years’ service. He served as an infantryman, a helicopter pilot and as a military diplomat. For "distinguished command and leadership in action in Iraq”, Jim was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross by the Australian Government and the Legion of Merit by the US Government.

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Battlefield Leadership for the corporate world

The Legacy Remembrance Lunch provides a rare opportunity to gain unique leadership insights from the military perspective that offers you strategic advantage. This event is highly recommended for corporate leaders and those aspiring to leadership.

Each table is seated with a member of the Australian Army to discuss over lunch what it is like to be a member of the ADF that has deployed on overseas operations.

2017 Event details

Date: Friday 10 November
Time: 12pm to 2.30pm
Location: Dockside Balcony Level, Cockle Bay
Price: TBA.

For more information or to register your interest please email
events@sydney-legacy.com.au or call 02 9248 9019.

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Read below details of the fabulous items which were auctioned on the day!
Experience a day in the life of a Commando

"Strike Swiftly!" - A Commando Experience

A Morning of Training with members of the 1st Commando Regiment

What is the day of a Commando like?

Join a team of Commandos from the 1st Commando Regiment at Holsworthy and Balmoral for a day and find out!

Participate in a range shoot, building assault, high rise roping, a ride in a fast attack craft on Sydney Harbour and then culminate in a social activity at HMAS Penguin, Balmoral - the home of 1 Commando Company.

This is a unique opportunity to get dirty and bond with your team while experiencing aspects of military life seen by few outside the Special Forces community.

Two day/one night Royal Australian Navy onboard sea experience (4 people)

Overnight experince on HMAS Canberra for four people
HMAS Canberra is the lead ship of the two ship Canberra class Amphibious Assault Ships otherwise known as a Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD).

At 27,000 tonnes, the LHDs are the largest ships ever constructed for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). The ships provide the Australian Defence Force (ADF) with one of the most capable and sophisticated air-land-sea amphibious deployment systems in the world.

Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is providing opportunity for (4) guests to experience an adventure that will expand their horizons, embarking in our newest ship HMAS Canberra on overnight passage in March 2017. (exact dates to be confirmed)

During passage to Sydney, guests will be provided with a tour of the ship, and dine with the Commanding Officer.

The offer is only available on the dates specified, with guests required to make their own way to the embarktion and diembarktion locations (Sydney/Jervis Bay or vice versa)

All RAN sea ride arrangements are subject to cancellation at short notice in the case of unforseen operational requirements. Transport to and from the vessel is at the winners’ expense and the sea ride is subject to winners general fitness and mobility with medical clearance.(minimum age is 14 years).

A Day with the Royal Australian Air Force

Information coming soon.

2015 Lunch - His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d)

Legacy was honoured that His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret'd), Governor of New South Wales, was the guest speaker at the 2015 Legacy Remembrance Lunch.

His Excellency spoke about Leadership in a VUCA world. VUCA describes an environment that is Volatile, Uncertain, complex and Ambiguous.

At the lunch guests enjoyed being hosted on their tables by Australian Defence Force personnel from the Special Operations Engineer Regiment.

Dr Brendan Nelson, CEO of the Australian War Memorial spoke on the continuing observance of the Anzac Centenary.

Legacy Widow Jacky Gavin, accompanied by two of her children, Joshua 11 and Holly, 9. Mrs Gavin spoke about how Legacy helped her after the death of her husband Corporal Luke Gavin three years ago and how Legacy continues to assist her family today.

2014 Lunch - Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston

Air Chief Marshal Houston spoke about leadership in the military and civilian arenas at the Legacy Remembrance Lunch on 7 November 2014.

He said that leadership is the lifeblood of every organisation and that having outstanding leadership at all levels, from top to bottom, helps yield outstanding results.

Sydney Legacy thanks Air Chief Marshal Houston for giving generously of his time.


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