Legacy is a non-profit organisation established by the ex-service community that is well known for the comfort it provides grieving families,” Mr Tehan said.
“The Australian Government and Legacy share a common goal, which is providing the best possible care and support to ex-serving members of the ADF and their families.
“During Legacy Week from 28 August to 3 September, I encourage Australians to make a contribution to assist Legacy continue its important work, which supports some 80,000 widows and 1,800 children, with services such as counselling, special housing, medical, advocacy and social support.
“Legacy has made a real difference to the lives of thousands of families who have lost someone who served our country. It is important work and another way Australia honours the service and sacrifice of the men and women who defend our country.”
Minister for Veterans’ Affairs