Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them. Lest we forget. ...
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Wattle Day

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The first of September, Wattle Day, is a day to celebrate not only Australia’s native fauna, but also Australia’s national identity and way of life. When Wattle Day first commenced in Australia in the early twentieth century, it was a ...
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Anzac Day

Anzac Day

On this day, we pause to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of their country. We salute the memory of those who fought and died, were wounded and suffered, worked and sacrificed, all in the cause of furthering freedom ...
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Remembrance Day

Australian Imperial Force 1914-1918

Today we remember the men and women of our armed forces who have fought and sacrificed in the service of our country. Our nation’s military personnel have served in war zones all around the globe; in Africa, Asia, Europe, Oceania, and on the ...
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Australia Day

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Australia Day is the anniversary of the European settlement of Australia, and commemorates the achievements of our forebears and the builders of our nation. On this day we honour all of those pioneers, settlers, and explorers who built this ...
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Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

On the 11th of November we remember the sacrifice of those men and women who suffered and died in military actions, serving on our behalf. We're All Australians Now by “Banjo” Paterson (extracts from Banjo's letter to the troops, ...
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Kokoda commemoration (NSW)

Kokoda-commemoration

The 3rd of November is commemorated by World War Two veterans as well as by past and present servicemen in New South Wales, for the men who fought in the Kokoda campaign. In 1942 Australian troops re-took Kokoda from the Japanese on the 2nd of ...
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Arthur Phillip, Australia’s first statesman

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Arthur Phillip, born on 11 October 1738, was the commander of the First Fleet and Australia’s first governor. As the leader of the infant colony of New South Wales, he showed that he was a man of duty and self-sacrifice in the way in which he ...
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