ANZAC Student Commemoration


Melbourne Legacy’s annual ANZAC Commemoration Ceremony For Students is a traditional event that has spanned decades. This year, marking the 88th Commemorative Ceremony, over three and half thousand students gathered at the Shrine of Remembrance to honour the sacrifices made by the brave men and women who have served our country. Receiving a sprig of [...]

ANZAC Student Commemoration2019-07-31T02:51:09+00:00

Melbourne Legacy Club Revue


Legacy has a long and proud tradition of developing programs specifically designed to enrich the lives of the children and young people under its care. From the 1920s through to the late 1970s, Melbourne Legacy would provide classes for junior legatees in dancing, gymnastics and eurythmics - a form of timed movement to improvised music, [...]

Melbourne Legacy Club Revue2019-07-31T02:51:17+00:00

Ralph – 101 Still Going Strong


101 years young and still going strong, Legatee Ralph Butcher proves the Hans Selye quote, “If you want to live a long life, focus on making contributions” – an adage this sprightly centenarian continues to live by. Ralph has a service history dating back to 1940 Britain, when, as Private Ralph Butcher, he attended the [...]

Ralph – 101 Still Going Strong2019-07-31T02:51:20+00:00

The Many Faces of Legacy Week


As Legacy Personality of the Year in 1996 and ’97, Daryl Somers joined a cavalcade of celebrities previously invited to be the face of the organisation. The triple Gold Logie award winner proved to be an exceptional ambassador, genuinely engaging in a series of promotional events with a big heart and even bigger sense of [...]

The Many Faces of Legacy Week2019-07-31T02:51:26+00:00