Legacy Australia
02/16/2017 at 11:14. Facebook
Legacy Australia
02/15/2017 at 04:54. Facebook
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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Legacy Australia
02/14/2017 at 05:47. Facebook
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

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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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Awesome opportunity for Junior Legatees attending Legacy WA's Summer Camp at Busselton, WA. #LestWeForget
Junior Legatees from all over Australia are currently attending Summer Camps in places such as Busselton WA, Ballarat VIC, the beaches of northern New South Wales and Wollongong.

An ideal opportunity to forge lasting friendships, build resilience and good old fashion fun in the sun!

Our thanks goes out to the tireless work of our Legatees and support staff!
Fun in the sun for Junior Legatees on the New South Wales north coast!!! Great effort by Melbourne Legacy, Legacy Brisbane and supporting Legacy Clubs.
High five and happy new year. Dan and the team arrived safely in Sydney having pedalled over 1,000km from Brisbane to raise awareness and funds for Legacy.

Make sure you share with your friends to donate at [ Everydayhero.com Link ]

Thanks for your hard work Dan McTainsh
Ben Armistead
Janine Cardwell
Mervyn Cardwell
Tony Pratt
Sarah Leuenberger
Robyn Caddell
Samantha Phillips

Time for a...
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Dan's Day Five SITREP

"Almost done. Day 5 completed and the longest day so far. Another 190k completed and the crew are in high spirits knowing that there is only 1 day to go."

Folks, five days of cycling in extreme heat is a feat worth supporting.

Show your support for this fine effort by donating to Legacy at [ Everydayhero.com Link ]
Dan's SITREP

"Day 4 completed. Over 600km completed so far so getting close now to the finish line. Extremely hot conditions today but the team soldiered on and got the job done.

Legacy is so indebted to this group who are braving extreme conditions riding for us. Please share this post to all your friends and encourage them to donate to Legacy at

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Dan's Day 3 update. Grafton to Macksville....

"After another 155k today the tan lines are well and truly set in. A couple of big hot days lie ahead but we are still energised and enthusiastic about the challenge."

Thanks to the Brisbane to Bondi Epic team for supporting Legacy:

Daniel McTainsh
Ben Armistead
Janine Cardell
Mervyn Cardell
Tony Pratt
Sarah Leuenberger
Robyn Caddell
Samantha...
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Day 2 Kyogle to Grafton SITREP from Dan:

'Easy' 145k today. Backing up after yesterday was tough but the team worked well in persistently scorching heat to get closer to the finish line.

Don't forget all this hard work is raising funds for Legacy so go to this link to make your donation in support

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Day 1 of the Brisbane to Bondi epic done and dusted.

Dan reported in:

'Very hot day in the saddle. 180k. Lions road up to Richmond gap took its toll on the crew but we arrived in kyogle in good spirits.'

Great work team.

Time for a big sleep and rehydration ready for Day 2.

Don't forget to show your support by donating to Legacy on [ Everydayhero.com Link ]