Legacy Australia
03/26/2017 at 20:45. Facebook
SHARE YOUR LEGACY ‘EDUCATION’ STORY HERE…

Legacy has played a role in hundreds of thousands Australian families in its 94 year history. Supporting the education of dependants of those who died or gave their health in service of our country stands as a proud history for Legacy helping people to realise their potential in spite of their loss.

In recent years, Westpac have assisted Legacy in...
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Legacy Australia
03/24/2017 at 05:26. Facebook
Last chance to win a signed copy of Bravo Zulu!!!
Legacy Australia
03/23/2017 at 22:38. Facebook
LAST DAY FOR OUR BOOK GIVEAWAY!

Today is much easier than our difficult question yesterday!

For your chance to win our last signed copy of Ian Pfennigwerth’s Bravo Zulu: Honours and Awards to Australian Naval People: Volume 1, 1900-1974, we would like you to post stories about family members who have received honours and awards for their service in the Royal Australian Navy

A single winner...
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Legacy Australia
03/23/2017 at 05:34. Facebook
Day TWO of our book giveaway!

For your chance to win one of two remaining signed copies of Ian Pfennigwerth’s Bravo Zulu: Honours and Awards to Australian Naval People: Volume 1, 1900-1974, simply answer the following question…

Identify the name, rank, and circumstances in which a pilot from Hamilton, TAS received an American Silver Star.

A single winner will be chosen at random from those...
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Legacy Australia
03/22/2017 at 22:28. Facebook
Later today there will be another opportunity to be in the running for a copy of Ian's book. Stay tuned.
Legacy Australia
03/22/2017 at 05:15. Facebook
For your chance to win one of three copies of Ian Pfennigwerth’s Bravo Zulu: Honours and Awards to Australian Naval People: Volume 1, 1900-1974, simply answer the following question…

How many Victoria Crosses have been awarded to members of the Royal Australian Navy?

A single winner will be chosen at random from those who answer correctly. There will be another opportunity to win a copy of...
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The Vietnamese Government have confirmed that there will be no official Anzac Day commemoration at the Long Tan Cross site this year.

[ Dva.gov.au Link ]

Decision on Long Tan Cross site commemorations

minister.dva.gov.au
On International Women’s Day, we in Legacy pause to show respect to hundreds of thousands of Australian women who, over the past century, have raised children alone or managed the role of wife, mother and breadwinner when their husbands could not adequately provide for their families due to war caused injury or illness. Your sacrifice is great and Legacy is privileged to be able to help you.
$64,450 has been donated to Legacy NT from the sale of the Bombing of Darwin commemorative number plates, thanks to the support of Territorians!

A brilliant effort by Legatee Jack Hamilton and co!

For further information on The Territory Remembers program visit

(LtoR) Alastair Shields, Byron Henderson and Legatee Jack Hamilton
Legacy Australia wishes to acknowledge the generous and ongoing support we receive from corporate Australia. Donations and in kind support helps Legacy carry out its charitable works, of caring and compassionate services for the families of those who served our country.

We wish to thank Thales for their hospitality in providing facilities at Garden Island for our annual training and...
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A new memorial dedicated to the families of servicemen and women who have lost their lives in war was unveiled today by the Governor-General of Australia and Legacy Australia Patron, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd). Fittingly, the Governor-General was joined by Kaye Baird, mother of the late Corporal Cameron Baird VC MG, to unveil the Garden of the...
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Top effort by 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and Legacy Brisbane in supporting Legacy widow, Mrs Olga Reynolds. A great initiative!

Thank you to 7th Brigade - Australian Army for the vision.
Great to see members of 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment volunteering their time with Legacy kids at the 2017 Summer Youth Camp at Lake Ainsworth in Lennox Head.

A valuable experience for our Legacy kids and an awesome opportunity for ADF personnel to become more familiar with the work of Legacy.

Cracking effort to all involved!!!

Legacy Brisbane - Australian Army
The Hon. Dan Tehan MP has today launched a trial of a new intensive treatment program for current and former Australian Defence Force (ADF) members who have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Defence and Legacy Australia families are set to benefit, as it “will help improve our understanding of PTSD and how best to treat it, which will benefit our veterans and the broader Australian...
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Media Release World-leading research to improve PTSD treatment for veterans

minister.dva.gov.au
National Launch of Operation Legacy Australia Kokoda Challenge 2017
Calling all Royal Australian Navy personnel! Can you see yourself trekking Kokoda for Legacy Australia? See DEFGRAM 595/2016 for more details.

Photo: Australian War Memorial

KOKODA, NEW GUINEA. NOVEMBER 1942. A BULLDOZER BEING UNLOADED FROM AN ALLIED TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT.
Calling all Australian Army personnel! Can you see yourself trekking Kokoda for Legacy Australia? See DEFGRAM 595/2016 for more details.

Photo: Australian War Memorial

1942-11-19. NEW GUINEA. KOKODA. ENGINEERS BUILDING A BRIDGE - ONE OF THE MANY THAT WILL BE NECESSARY ALONG THE TRACK FROM KOKODA TO BUNA.
Calling all Royal Australian Air Force personnel! Can you see yourself trekking Kokoda for Legacy Australia? See DEFGRAM 595/2016 for more details.

Photo: Australian War Memorial

PAPUA. 1942-08-19. LOADING DOUGLAS C47 PLANES WITH SUPPLIES FOR TROOPS IN THE FORWARD AREA. FOR TROOPS NEAR KOKODA, SUPPLIES ARE DROPPED FROM THE PLANES. THE GROUND TROOPS HAVE NICKNAMED THESE PLANES THE "BISCUIT...
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ARE YOU A CURRENTLY SERVING ADF VETERAN LOOKING FOR A CHALLENGE?

CAN YOU SEE YOURSELF TREKKING THE KOKODA TRAIL IN SUPPORT OF Legacy Australia?

Eligible personnel of the Australian Defence Force are encouraged to nominate through their chain-of-command for selection on Operation Legacy Australia Kokoda Challenge 2017. 10 serving ADF veterans will mentor Legacy youth (aged 16-25) to prepare...
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