Youth pay tribute to diggers at moving ceremony

The flame of the Anzac spirit burns brightly with the youth of the Centenary Suburbs. Flowered wreaths were laid by children paying their respects to the fallen in a moving Anzac Day service this morning. Hundreds of locals gathered at the Centenary Suburbs War Memorial Gardens in Brisbane’s western suburbs, to pay tribute to those soldiers, sailors, airmen and women who paid the “supreme sacrifice”. The stern young men of the Corinda RAAF Cadet Squadron Catafalque party... Read More

Happy crowds cheer Anzac marchers

Tens of thousands of people lined the streets of Brisbane today to pay their respects at the city’s annual Anzac Day parade. The march began on George Street at 10am in perfect Autumn sunshine with animated crowds cheering the marchers. Two Super Hornets from the RAAF Base at Amberley flew overhead at the beginning of the parade and again around 11am. Aged and infirmed veterans in a variety of transport including golf buggies and open vehicles waved and smiled as they were... Read More

Thousands gather before dawn in Anzac Square

Thousands of people packed Brisbane’s Anzac Square hours before dawn this morning to honour Australia’s servicemen and women, past and present, the survivors and the fallen. At just seven minutes past four, Anzac Square was declared full and crowds were diverted to King George Square, where they watched a live broadcast of the ceremony. The Dawn Service at the Shrine of Remembrance began at 4:28am, the exact time Australian and New Zealand troops went ashore at Gallipoli 98... Read More

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