Topic: Centenary of Anzac
Soil from Sydney’s Garden Island has been collected as part of an upgrade to the Anzac Memorial in Hyde Park and a moving artwork by artist Fiona Hall.
HMAS Coonawarra personnel joined with residents of remote communities in the Top End on Anzac Day to honour the sacrifices made by all servicemen and women past and present.
In the lead-up to Remembrance Day, Australia Post, with the assistance of five proud serving Australian Defence Force women, launched a ‘Women in War’ series of stamps on the steps of the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne.
A posting to the Australian Defence Force’s ceremonial unit, Australia’s Federation Guard, in Canberra, has fulfilled one sailor’s goal of travelling to parts of the world he believed out of his reach.
Anzac Day this year was the first time Leanne and Greg Codner had seen their three children together in uniform, making the commemorations in Western Australia effectively a family reunion for the travelling pair who are travelling around Australia in a motor-home.
After travelling more than 200,000 kilometres during its 20-month tenure, the Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience closed in Sydney on 27 April.
In her final year of service, members of HMAS Darwin’s ship’s company have seized the opportunity to reinforce links with her namesake city.
The crew of HMAS Success have been preparing to sail for the upcoming exercises, but still managed to find time to raise funds for their primary charity, RSL DefenceCare.
The ship’s company of HMAS Newcastle was overwhelmed by a show of enthusiasm and public support during a recent visit to their namesake city.
United States Command and General Staff College students have crossed continents and oceans to visit counterparts in Canberra in an exchange program designed to strengthen relationships at the working-level across Allied nations.