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Wollongong and South Coast Legacy

Established in 1947, and extending from Helensburgh in the north to Bega in the south. Club is comprised of 5 Groups or Divisions located at Wollongong, Nowra, Batemans Bay, Narooma and Bega Valley.

Wollongong & South Coast Legacy Inc.’s Board of Management for 2023 is comprised of;

President: Legatee James Morris
Vice President:
Immediate Past President:
Hon. Secretary/Treasurer: Legatee Greg Keir

Plus Group Chairman/Representative from each of our 5 Groups; Wollongong, Nowra, Batemans Bay, Narooma and Bega Valley.

Our Legatees are assisted by 5 staff members, 3 at Legacy House Wollongong, one at Legacy House Nowra and one at our Batemans Bay office located in the Batemans Bay Soldiers Club.

Services we provide

Socialisation activities

Socialisation activities

From monthly morning teas to group social outings and annual celebrations, Legacy provides a regular means of social inclusion for those we support.

Community Visitors and Legatees

Community Visitors and Legatees

Legacy is a voluntary organisation founded on personal service. Throughout Australia, thousands of dedicated volunteers and members regularly visit or call those we support, ensuring they always have someone to lean on.

Holidays and camps

Holidays and camps

Legacy holds annual recreational camps and holidays as a fundamental way of creating friendships and bonds.

School age education support

School-age education support

Legacy assists with education costs, school uniforms, laptops and much more. Legacy can help support after-school activities such as music, art, karate, or sports.

Our impact

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73 years

73 Years of Service to the Wollongong & South Coast Community.

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1150 in our care

Currently care for 1150 widows/dependants, with 115 volunteer/Legatees and 5 staff members.

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59 years

Hosted Junior Legatee Camp for the past 59 years.

Become part of a proud tradition


Being a Legatee is the most rewarding endeavour of my life. It makes me proud of my country when I see the enthusiasm and compassion volunteers bring to their roles as Legatees. I also see just how much enjoyment and fulfilment they get out of it.

Get Involved

Join our community and take action to support Legacy’s vision. There are so many ways to get involved.