Monthly Archives: April 2015

Wandearah Anzac Day Service

The names and exploits, some ill-fated, of five World War I heroes were read out at the Wandearah Institute on Sunday. It was a commemoration service for the Centenary of […]

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Preparations Underway for Commemorations at the Western Front

Preparations are underway for commemorations along the Western Front with the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC, Senator the Hon. […]

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Airmen’s Sacrifice Honoured

The ultimate sacrifice made by four World War II airmen who died near Mount Gambier continues to be honoured on Anzac Day. A small crowd gathered early Saturday morning (April […]

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Soldier On Fundraising Walk to Adelaide Ends for Mildura Man Nathan Shanahan

  A former soldier keen to raise awareness about mental health issues has walked into Adelaide after a 400-kilometre trek from Mildura in north-western Victoria. Nathan Shanahan is now a […]

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Anzac Day 2015: Daniel Keighran VC Reflects on his Time in the Army and on 100 years of Anzac

The Anzac centenary is extremely important to me. Out of those 100 years, I served for 10 of them and I know what it’s like to go to war – […]

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Australians Unite to Commemorate Anzac Day

Across the country and around the world, thousands paused today to honour the Australians and New Zealanders who first landed on the shores of Gallipoli 100 years ago, and to […]

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Remarks at the Australian Memorial Service Lone Pine

Your Royal Highnesses Prime Ministers Distinguished guests ​Fellow Australians First and foremost, I would like to acknowledge the veterans amongst us. If you are a veteran, or a serving member […]

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Burra Cheer-Up Ladies Band: Keeping the music alive during war’s dark days

When the men went to the war, the ranks of Burra’s Coronation brass marching band were left empty – the trumpets, drums and trombones were silent. So, a group of […]

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Anzac Day Dawn Services

For a full list of RSL hosted services throughout South Australia please click here. Since June 1916, the Returned and Services League (RSL) of Australia has been the driving force behind […]

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Anzac Day Dawn Service at the SA National War Memorial

The 2015 ANZAC Day Dawn Service will be held at the South Australian National War Memorial on North Terrace, Adelaide from 6.00am. The 2015 Dawn Service will commemorate the Centenary […]

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