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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 Social and Guild clubs in the...

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Nominations for Company Directors

Nominations for Company Directors

Dear Members As some of you may be aware, we have a number of positions on the Board of Directors which will become available at the AGM this year. One position has become vacant following the resignation of Ms Gwen Cherne during 2020. Two positions become vacant following the completion of...

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Connect relax and learn

Connect relax and learn

Connect, relax and learn new skills with like-minded people through the Digital Health and Wellbeing Program. The AWW NSW Digital Health and Wellbeing Program allows you to enjoy online classes and stay connected, all from the comfort of your home. All classes are free for AWW NSW members. What is...

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AWW NSW Office Closed

AWW NSW Office Closed

The health and wellbeing of our members and staff remains the utmost importance to us and we hope that you are keeping safe during this time. Chatswood office closure With the developing situation across Sydney regarding COVID-19 and inline with current restrictions, the AWW NSW Chatswood office...

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Our voices have never been more important

Our voices have never been more important

AWW NSW celebrates 75 years. I want to tell you a story. A story of one woman who stood tall, who stood up for what she believed in, who devoted her life to service and empowering others. A woman who had a unique ability to tell it like it was, to inspire activity, unity and positive change for...

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Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide

Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide

AWW NSW Submission on the Terms of Reference Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide   AWW NSW advocates for the needs of all women and families of veterans connected to defence service. We provide a voice for our members and community, ensuring that their views are represented...

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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 commemorated in the community - from a...

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ANZAC and Field of Remembrance Service 2021

ANZAC and Field of Remembrance Service 2021

Thank you to all involved in this year’s ANZAC and Field of Remembrance service. From the service organisers, to our War Widows, distinguished guests, school children and the wider community who joined us, your presence and contribution made this a truly memorable morning. A special mention goes...

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Have you heard? We are hiring!

Have you heard? We are hiring!

Join Australian War Widows NSW, where meaning and purpose unite. We are embarking on the biggest change we have ever made in our 75-year history. There are three critical roles to fill to help us reach our potential - Executive Officer to the CEO, Administration Assistant and Communications and...

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Media Release – ANZAC & Field of Remembrance Service 2021

Media Release – ANZAC & Field of Remembrance Service 2021

Generations and organisations join to remember the fallen and support veteran’s families For the first time in 69 years, Australian War Widows NSW (AWW NSW) and the Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway unite to host a combined ANZAC and Field of Remembrance service to remember the fallen and commemorate...

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Field of Remembrance

Field of Remembrance

Field of Remembrance - we are all part of the story The ANZAC Field of Remembrance began in 1952 when Mrs C J Pope, widow of Rear-Admiral C J Pope, RAN, assisted by the War Widows’ Guild, organised the first Field in the grounds of St Andrew’s Cathedral, Sydney. Mrs Pope conceived the idea of...

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Recognising veterans and families

Recognising veterans and families

Recognising veterans and families. You spoke and we listened. Our submission to the Defence Honours and Awards Tribunal has been lodged. We recently asked for your views to help us write our submission to the Defence Honours and Awards Tribunal for an inquiry into the recognition for Australian...

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