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Ipswich Legacy

Ipswich Legacy has been keeping the promise since 1929.

Legacy is a charity providing services to Australian families suffering financially and socially after the serious injury or death of a spouse or parent, during or after their defence force service.

Ipswich Legacy encompasses the area from the bottom of the Toowoomba range to Boonah, Springfield, Ipswich, Fernvale to Yarraman.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Personal development activities

Personal development activities

Legacy ensures children and young adults have the opportunity to participate with their peers in sports, drama and other activities that are of interest to them and potentially may be a long term career choice.

Our impact

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12 Students provided tuition

12 Legacy Youth, 5 – 22 years of age
receiving assistance with educational needs

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18 Beneficiaries in subsidised accommodation

We have affordable accommodation
for eligible beneficiaries

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92 years of service

Servicing the Ipswich community since 1929

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.