In 1923 Legacy made a promise to help veterans’ families carry on with their lives after the loss or injury of their loved one.
It was a simple promise that Legacy keeps today; providing the same stability, guidance and assistance that a partner would normally provide to his or her family.
Today, Legacy supports 48,000 partners and children of veterans who gave their lives or health serving our country.
Our work can mean a child gets an education and a fair go, a widow is not disadvantaged and alone and a family is not torn apart by the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress or other physiological injuries.
Since the Legacy promise was made by a soldier to his dying mate in the trenches of WW1 “To look after the missus and the kids” Legacy has supported Australian Defence Force families in times of great need.