Founders Day

Founders Day

Today, on Founders Day, we remember and celebrate our founder Mrs Jessie Mary Vasey OBE CBE, born in Roma, Queensland on 19 October 1897. Born Jessie Mary Halbert, Jessie was the eldest of three girls, daughter of a Queensland grazier, and a university graduate with...
The power of friendships

The power of friendships

What do our members value most? “Friendships. People I didn’t really know particularly well before COVID-19 and now they’re like best friends.” The power of friendships is something AWW NSW does not take for granted. Our community is central to our organisation....
Interview with Rachel McGrath

Interview with Rachel McGrath

“Just remember that there’s a very big strong family of community out there for you.” Recently, Renee Wilson CEO of Australian War Widows NSW had the opportunity to interview Rachel McGrath, wife of triple Paralympic gold medalist, Curtis McGrath. They discussed...
AVCAT Scholar Megan Beecher

AVCAT Scholar Megan Beecher

Meet Megan Beecher, Australian Veterans’ Children Assistance Trust (AVCAT) Scholar.   In 2020, Megan was the recipient of the AVCAT Australian War Widows NSW Scholarship. The support provided by AWW NSW to Megan continues throughout her Bachelor of Primary...
ENewsletter July 2021

ENewsletter July 2021

Dear Members, I hope everyone is staying safe and well during these particularly challenging times. COVID-19 continues to challenge us all. Our office in Sydney remains closed; however, all staff continue to work from home and are there for you. At this time, our...
ANZAC Day commemorations

ANZAC Day commemorations

On the eve of ANZAC Day, we came together in person, and in spirit, to commemorate the men and women who have served our nation at the Field of Remembrance. Many of our members took the opportunity to commemorate in their own time and own personal way. Some...

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