Tag: Anzac Day
The Australian people do not want to go to war with China and politicians pushing Australia are not doing so in the interests of the Australian people, argues Annette Brownlie, chair of the Independent and Peaceful Australian Network.
As Anzac Day 2021 dawns, Kristy McBain, Federal Member for Eden Monaro, remembers the WWI ‘The Men from Snowy River March’.
With the Anzac Day long weekend nearly upon us, there are a host of things on across the Canberra region to commemorate the occasion.
ACT Policing is urging motorists to drive safely over the Anzac Day period with double demerits in place in the ACT for four days this year.
Canberrans are invited to participate in local Anzac Day events across the Territory, including Light Up the Dawn, the Dawn Service, and the National Ceremony, to honour and commemorate Australian veterans.
Just 4,200 people will attend the Australian War Memorial Dawn Service on Anzac Day, and 3,000 people will attend the National Ceremony.
A speed enforcement operation over the Anzac Day long weekend, 24-27 April, has seen more than 230 drivers on ACT roads issued infringement notices.
Due to the unique nature of Anzac Day commemorations this year, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs is encouraging Australians to join together by individually commemorating with a personal reflection at 11.30am AEST – 4.30am in Gallipoli – a time that broadly represents the landings at Gallipoli at dawn on 25 April 1915.