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Remembrance Lunch

Events - Sydney Legacy

Remembrance Day is one of the most significant Australian commemorations.

2019 Legacy Remembrance Lunch, Friday 8 November

Date: Friday 8 November 2019
Time: 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Venue: Doltone House, Darling Island Wharf
Ground Floor, 48 Pirrama Rd, Pyrmont 

2018 Legacy Remembrance Lunch supported by State Plus
Friday 9 November

Senator Linda Reynolds CSC was the keynote speaker at the Legacy Remembrance Lunch, held on Friday 9th November 2018 at Doltone House, Elizabeth St, Sydney. Senator Reynolds is currently Assistant Minister for Home Affairs. She was elected to the Senate in 2014.
Assistant Minister Reynolds served for 29 years in the Australian Army as a Reserve Officer.

2017 Legacy Remembrance Lunch supported by State Plus

Major General David Mulhall, DSC, AM, CSC was our keynote speaker at the Legacy Remembrance Lunch, held on Friday 10 November 2017 at Dockside, Cockle Bay in Sydney.Major General Mulhall has significant command experience, including as Commander 17th Combat Service Support Brigade, and deployed in 2006 as the Chief of Plans (Logistics), Multi-National Force - Iraq.
In June 2014, Major General Mulhall deployed to Afghanistan into a senior Coalition role within Headquarters International Security Assistance Force / Resolute Support. He was also appointed from 1 November 2014 as Commander Joint Task Force 636 – the only officer to serve in that role and notable also given his concurrent Coalition appointment. He has served as Commander Joint Logistics since December 2015.

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2016 Legacy Remembrance Lunch supported by State Plus

Legacy was excited to host Major General Jim Molan, AO DSC (Retd) was the keynote speaker at 2016 Legacy Remembrance Lunch.

Jim Molan retired from the Australian Army in 2008 after 40 years’ service. He served as an infantryman, a helicopter pilot and as a military diplomat. For "distinguished command and leadership in action in Iraq”, Jim was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross by the Australian Government and the Legion of Merit by the US Government.

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2015 Lunch - His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d)

Legacy was honoured that His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret'd), Governor of New South Wales, was the guest speaker at the 2015 Legacy Remembrance Lunch.

His Excellency spoke about Leadership in a VUCA world. VUCA describes an environment that is Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous.

Table hosts were from the Special Operations Engineer Regiment and Dr Brendan Nelson, CEO of the Australian War Memorial, spoke on the continuing observance of the Anzac Centenary.

Legacy Widow Jacky Gavin, accompanied by Joshua, 11, and Holly, 9, spoke about how Legacy helped her after the death of her husband Corporal Luke Gavin and how Legacy continues to assist her family.

2014 Lunch - Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston

Air Chief Marshal Houston spoke about leadership in the military and civilian arenas at the Legacy Remembrance Lunch on 7 November 2014.

He said that leadership is the lifeblood of every organisation and that having outstanding leadership at all levels, from top to bottom, helps yield outstanding results.

Sydney Legacy thanks Air Chief Marshal Houston for giving generously of his time.


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