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Image of Australian soldier and graphics on perforated memorial panels, and soldiers at the opening, photography by CDI.
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Melbourne’s Korean War Memorial was formally unveiled last week. Korean and Australian war veterans attended. Consul-General of the Republic of Korea, Mr

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The Waiting Woman
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She stands there, her gaze fixed forever on the horizon.  Determination and hope mark her face as she holds her hat against the breeze that blows from the

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 Vietnam veterans standing next to the Long Tan Cross
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Anzac Day 2019 had a special meaning for Vietnam War veterans when two murals honouring those who served were launched at the Gunnedah Water Tower Museum in

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Anzac Dawn Service at Clarence Town, NSW. Photo credit: Alan Earle
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Cities, towns, shires and councils around Australia on Anzac Day held services and ceremonies at local war memorials to remember the sacrifices made by the

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Avenue of Honour lights
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The Field of Light: Avenue of Honour is an installation honouring peace and reconciliation with 16,000 glowing spheres planted in the ground at Albany’s Mt

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'For our Country' sculpture at the Australian War Memorial
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have a long-standing tradition of fighting for Country and continue to serve in the Australian Defence Force. Read
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Our ANZACs celebrating after a day of hard work
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Operation ANZAC Revamp was a project that involved the revamping of several bus stops to reflect two of the conflicts that are associated with ANZAC Cottage:

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Ballarat's Arch of Victory, the entrance to the city's Avenue of Honour.
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They’ve been described as some of Australia’s most ‘sacred places’ and can be found in cities and towns around the country.
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L-R: Eric and Ron Burton
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Ronald Garnet Burton was born in Millthorpe, New South Wales, on 31 October 1917, the son of William Burton and Ann Clara Frances Burton. Ronald attended Orange

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Semaphore Memorial
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At the end of the First World War, the town of Semaphore built a memorial to remember the service and sacrifice of more than 850 local residents who volunteered

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Tilly Thompson
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Described as a woman with “boundless and terrifying energy”, Matilda ‘Tilly’ Thompson was the driving force behind the Lucas Girls and building Ballarat’s

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Kurrajong march down the street of Inverell in NSW wearing white hats
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On 6 August 1915, the 4th Battalion attacked the Turkish positions roofed over with pine logs. The main trench was captured in the first 20 minutes. But this