War Widows' Guild of Australia  

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Benefits of membership

The Guild provides understanding, contact, and friendship with other war widows as well as a range of benefits and services to its members. 

The Guild has achieved significant improvements to the assistance provided to war widows through its advocacy over the years. A wide range of benefits and concessions have been achieved. The Guild advocates on behalf of war widows to the Commonwealth, NSW and local governments and to other organizations. Guild officials also participate in a number of consultative forums on behalf of war widows, which can improve the arrangements for war widows.

The Guild offers friendship to members through:

  • Guild and Social clubs throughout Sydney and regional areas

  • Friendship Line – member volunteers speak to fellow members in regional areas, or those who are housebound or unwell

  • Friendship Room – located at head office – enjoy a cup of tea and a chat with other war widows

  • Welcome morning teas for new members

  • Trips and excursions

  • Hospital visiting

  • Transport assistance which helps members access Guild activities if they cannot use public transport

  • Special Interest Groups

 Guild events:

  • ANZAC Field of Remembrance

  • Annual General Meeting

  • War Widows Walk

  • Members Christmas parties

  • Healthy Lifestyle: Fun, Food and Friendship Days

The Guild also provides to members:

  • Quarterly colour magazine, the Guild Digest (also available on CD for those who are sight impaired)

  • Community services workers to provide information and assist members on a range of health and welfare matters

  • Holiday units – Dolls Point and Drummoyne, Sydney

  • Christmas cards and stationery

  • Use of computer at head office

  • Website: www.warwidowsnsw.com.au

Application for Membership - Click here for pdf (170kb)

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War Widows’ Guild of Australia NSW Limited
Level 2
175 Castlereagh Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Tel 02 9267 6577
Toll free 1800 451 615
(country members)

Fax 02 9267 6601

Donations to the Guild are greatly appreciated and are applied to support war widows.  Donations are tax deductible.

© War Widows' Guild of Australia NSW Ltd