Ex-Service Organisations

Ex-Service Organisations


Legacy is a registered charity that provides support to the partner and/or children of Veterans who may be experiencing challenges after the injury or death of a spouse or parent, during or after their Defence Force service.

Legacy supports beneficiaries such as widow(er)s/ partners, children, and people with disabilities through our network of Legatees (volunteers) and qualified Community Services Workers, Social Workers and Pension Advocates.

RSL Defence Care

RSL DefenceCare is a charity and not-for-profit organisation helping Australian veterans and their families in times of injury, illness or crisis.

Their services are free of charge and include assistance with Department of Veterans' Affairs claims, advocacy at the Veterans' Review Board, counselling, support during a crisis or the death of a loved one, and financial assistance.

RSL DefenceCare can help serving members and their families from the time they first join the Australian Defence Force and continue this help throughout their life whenever they need a hand.


RSL NSW’s purpose is to ensure that veterans and their families are respected, supported, and remembered. In association with RSL DefenceCare and RSL LifeCare support is provided for veterans transitioning into civilian life which includes seeking employment.