Monthly Archives: April 2016

Anzac Centenary Memorial Walk Opening

The Anzac Centenary Memorial Walk was officially opened by His Excellency the Hon Hieu Van Le AO, Governor of South Australia, on Saturday 23 April 2016. Rat of Tobruk veteran […]

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Anzac Day in South Australia: Thousands turn out to commemorate sacrifice of armed services

MORE than a century after the Gallipoli landings, South Australians have been asked to guard the Anzac memory against those who would misuse it to corrupt the peace they won. […]

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Gallipoli Anzac Day Dawn Service Address

We stand here in this place to mark the sacrifice, the resolve and the bravery of the men who died for us. We remember them through their story, a story […]

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Kintore Avenue transformed to honour our veterans

Thousands of South Australians will get their first look at the new Anzac Centenary Memorial Garden Walk when it opens to the public today. The 280 metre Memorial Walk runs […]

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Funding to honour Australia’s Vietnam veterans

More than $388,000 has been awarded to communities across Australia to honour Vietnam veterans under the Australian Government’s Vietnam War Commemorative Grants program, the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Minister […]

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The small township of Wandearah puts itself on the Anzac Memorial map

      IF you have no idea where to find Wandearah – a charming little place with a beautiful old town hall and a footy oval that hasn’t been […]

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‘New age’ plus tradition at 2016 ANZAC Day

The ANZAC Day commemoration has become SA’s biggest collective event. Last year’s dawn services across the state attracted more than 300,000 people. Buglers sounded Last Post and Reveille, wreaths were […]

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Port Adelaide’s China mission honours fallen Magpie, says Graham Cornes

  PETER Chant played just 10 games for Port Adelaide in 1961 and 1962. A rover, he was a good player but was never a regular in those powerful Magpie […]

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Rat of Tobruk Bill Corey gets sneak peek of Adelaide’s new Anzac Memorial Walk

AS one of few remaining legendary World War II “Rats of Tobruk”, Bill Corey has seen a few war memorials in his time, but nothing quite like the Anzac Memorial […]

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SA Anzac Day now has its own app

The people of South Australia are being asked to observe Anzac Day with traditional solemnity as well as generosity. Now though, in a thoroughly modern development, the RSL is urging […]

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