Historical information

Celebrations for the 80th Anniversary of Legacy were held in the grounds of Government House in 2003. Photos include the President David Ford speaking to the crowd and some of the junior Legatees with disabilities.
The note with the photos says: "Legacy's 80th Anniversary Function
Over 1200 people recently attended Legacy's 80th Anniversary Function.
The sun streaming through the picturesque garden surroundings at Government House contributed to the success of the day. Many of the guests enjoyed catching to the success of the day. Many of the guests enjoyed catching up with friends and acquaintances that go back a long way. Some had not seen each other for decades and there was much excitement renewing old friendships.
The guests were entertained by The Royal Australian Navy Jazz Ensemble and the MC was David Mann from Radio 3AW."
See also 00989, 00990 and 00992. The President's report that is published with the Annual Report says: "President David Ford said in his address 'Let us all just recognise what a unique and enduring family we belong to. it is based on personal effort and dedication from everyone belonging to it. It has been giving that service for 80 years now and I am confident that it will continue to flourish for as long as support to dependents of departed veterans is required."


The Anniversary celebrations were held at Government house due to the close relationship with the Governor of Victoria as patron of Legacy.

Physical description

Colour photo x 13 of 80th Anniversary celebration at Government House and an article in the President's report.

Inscriptions & markings

Printed on the back Clarendon Photos. Frame numbers 1, 2, 3, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 20.