War Widows' Guild of Australia  

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Benefits of membership

The Guild provides a range of benefits and services to its members.  

One of the Guild’s major achievements has been to advocate on behalf of members.  Over the years, a wide range of benefits and concessions have been achieved.  The Guild advocates for 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 its members.

The Guild offers friendship to members through:

  • Guild and Social clubs throughout Sydney and regional NSW

  • 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

  • Friends Online

  • Welcome morning teas for new members

  • Trips and excursions

  • Hospital visiting

  • The Guild’s transport project which helps members access Guild activities for those who cannot use public transport

Special Interest Groups:

  • Discussion Group

  • Community singing

  • Bridge Group

  • Movie days

  • Computer Classes

 Guild events:

  • ANZAC Field of Remembrance

  • Annual General Meeting

  • War Widows Walk

  • Members Christmas party

  • Healthy Lifestyle: Fun, Food and Friendship Days

The Guild also provides to members:

  • Quarterly colour magazine, the Guild Digest (also available on audiotape)

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

  • Guild housing – three locations around Sydney

  • Holiday units – Dolls Point and Drummoyne, Sydney

  • Christmas cards and stationery

  • Website: www.warwidowsnsw.com.au

  • Use of computer and free lessons at head office

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