Established in 1976 by a group of Amputees within the Hunter Region and is a registered charity. All donations over $2.00 are tax deductible. AANNR is Incorporated and has Charity Authority to fund raise and is affiliated with the NSW Amputee Association. AANNR supports all amputees and if requested will offer emotional support to their families. There are no age restrictions. AANNR covers a large region, extending from the northern region of the Central Coast; to the west as far as Cessnock and Kurri Kurri and to the north as far as Bulahdelah.