The Australian Legion of Ex-Servicemen and Women (Vic) Ltd (The Legion) is an ex-service based not for profit association.
Formed in December 1944 from a number of existing organisations, membership of the legion is open to all ex-service personnel, including British Commonwealth and Allied personnel, and former members of the peace-time Australian regular and reserve forces, their families, relatives and other persons who abide by and are accepted in accordance with the Constitution.
The Legion is a registered Limited Company with branches and sub-branches in major cities and towns, with its headquarters located in Victoria.
The Legion is a registered for charitable purposes with ASIC/ATO/ACNC with GST and FBT concessions but not entitled to receive tax deductible gifts.
The Objects of the Legion (clause 6) of the Constitution are:
(a) Combined Services
(b) Foster Spirit of Service
(c) Establish Branches
(d) Social Intercourse, Fellowship, Comradeship
(h) Prestige of Association
(i) Disseminate Information
(j) Club (k) Entertainment
(l) Raising Funds/Charity Events
(m) Obtaining Welfare Benefits
(p) Business Trusts