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Hawkish talk of ‘drums of war’ not in Australia’s interests

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.

New tests lie ahead for Anzac spirit

With news of the royal commission into veteran suicide still rolling across the airwaves, I found myself last weekend in Bundanoon.

Kristy McBain MP remembers WWI ‘The Men from Snowy River March’

As Anzac Day 2021 dawns, Kristy McBain, Federal Member for Eden Monaro, remembers the WWI ‘The Men from Snowy River March’.

What’s on in Canberra over the Anzac Day 2021 long weekend

With the Anzac Day long weekend nearly upon us, there are a host of things on across the Canberra region to commemorate the occasion.

Four days of double demerits over Anzac Day period start tonight

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.

Time to roll out the Anzac biscuits

It’s that time of year again! Time to whip out the golden syrup and oats and roll yourself some Anzac biscuits.

Canberrans invited to Light Up the Dawn this Anzac Day

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.

Australian War Memorial announces Anzac Day 2021 crowd limits

Just 4,200 people will attend the Australian War Memorial Dawn Service on Anzac Day, and 3,000 people will attend the National Ceremony.

232 drivers caught speeding over Anzac Day long weekend

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.

Rich Memorial content encourages Anzac Day at home

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.

Book talk: Wartime service

For Anzac Day, 25 April, this week Jeff Popple reviews three books of wartime service. More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog: murdermayhemandlongdogs.com The Battles for Kokoda Plateau by David...

Anzac Day: Exploring Canberra’s connection to WWI

In honour of Anzac Day, Canberra Weekly is re-publishing (online only) the cover story from our 23 April 2015 edition, which commemorated the centenary of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli in the early hours of 25 April 1915.

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