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The winners of the IAWB 20th Anniversary Raffle
which was drawn at Parliament House Sydney on Friday 15th May 2015 are:

1st Prize - Ticket no. 180 John & Rita Doherty - 2 Return Tickets to Ireland valued at $5,000

2nd Prize - Ticket no. 199 Kelley Gunnery - Gift Voucher valued at $500

3rd Prize - Ticket no. 117 Philip Freeman - Waterford Crystal Vase

Congratulations to our winners and many thanks to all who supported our raffle.

The Irish Australian Welfare Bureau & Resource Centre NSW Inc  (IAWB) is a not for profit organization whose aims are to assist, where possible any person or persons from the Irish Australian community who are in distress.

The Irish Australian Welfare Bureau assists everybody from the young Irish in Australia to the elderly Irish who have no one to care for them.  One hundred percent of your donations go directly to help our clients.

The IAWB's Mission Statement is: our mission is to provide confidential, sympathetic, caring support and service to needy individuals and groups within the extended Irish community.

Some of the services we provide are:

  •   Services to the elderly20th anniversary logo
  •   Family and personal services
  •   Tracing lost family members
  •   Health services
  •   Legal services
  •   Social and Welfare services
  •   Housing and accommodation problems
  •   Unemployment issues and problems
  •   Leisure and recreation facilities
  •   Passport applications
  •   Funeral arrangements
  •   Repatriation arrangements
  •   Helping make contacts and to settle in Sydney, or NSW
  •   Visits to people in their homes, in hospital, nursing homes or prisons

We run a Drop-in-Centre for seniors at our Centre in Bondi.  These people meet here regularly to enjoy "the craic", play cards, rings, carpet bowls etc and share lunch.

One of our most sought after services is tracing missing family members.  People too, who have lost contact with their families come to us for assistance in trying to locate their families.  It gives us great joy when we successfully reunite family members who have not seen or met for many, many years.
We may be contacted at our offices at 2 Wellington Street, Bondi 2026, by phone on 1800 186 966 or 02 9300 8019, alternativley email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., all details can be found on the Contact Us page.  We are always willing to listen and help where we can.

The Irish Australian Welfare Organisation is a non profit organisation and relies solely on donations for its funding, if you would like to make an online donation you may do so using PayPal on the button below.

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Irish Australian Welfare Bureau acknowledges assistance received annually from the Emigrant Support Programtrade-ireland


Irish Australian Welfare Bureau & Resource Centre NSW INC

Address: 2 Wellington Street BONDI  NSW 2026  | Telephone: (24 Hours) 1800 186 966 - 02 9300 8019
P.O. Box 346, Bondi. 2026