Haka’s future at Anzac Day events in doubt after ‘insulting’ performance

Haka’s future at Anzac Day events in doubt after ‘insulting’ performance

Posted May 11, 2018 05:25:57 Related Story: Haka combines with corroboree for first time in a moving symbol of Anzac unity Related Story: Maori war dance and Aboriginal corroboree performers come together for Anzac Day The possible performance of the haka in future Anzac Day ceremonies has sparked controversy with …

An Anzac badge found in a Perth park has been given to the descendants of its owner

An Anzac badge found in a Perth park has been given to the descendants of its owner

Posted May 06, 2018 09:13:58 Photo: Charles Richardson’s Return From Service Badge was found buried in a park in Perth’s south. (ABC News: James Carmody) Related Story: Soldier’s family to receive Gallipoli badge dug up in WA Related Story: Mission to return WWI badge to Anzac veteran’s family After spending …

Anzac mystery and a horse-torian’s decades-long search for WWI hero Dipso

Anzac mystery and a horse-torian’s decades-long search for WWI hero Dipso

Updated April 28, 2018 14:28:14 Photo: Pat Gallagher wants the stories of war horses to be preserved and remembered. (ABC Canberra: Hannah Walmsley) Australians paused this week as part of Anzac Day commemorations to remember and honour the service of men and women past and present. For 82-year-old Pat Gallagher, …

WWI Return from Service badge to be given to Anzac veteran’s family after search

WWI Return from Service badge to be given to Anzac veteran’s family after search

Updated April 28, 2018 11:50:41 Photo: The Return from Service medal cleaned up after collector Matt Franceschini dug it out of the mud on the outskirts of Perth.(Supplied) A service badge belonging to a Gallipoli veteran that was unearthed by a metal detector in Perth a year ago is to …

Discovery of WWI Return from Service badge leads to a mission to find Anzac veteran’s family

Discovery of WWI Return from Service badge leads to a mission to find Anzac veteran’s family

Posted April 27, 2018 16:32:46 Photo: The Return from Service medal cleaned up after collector Matt Franceschini dug it out of the mud on the outskirts of Perth.(Supplied) A West Australian man is trying to find the family of a Gallipoli veteran to give them a “Return from Service” badge …

Anzac dawn service at Villers-Bretonneux: pomp, patriotism and plastic ponchos | David Marr | News

At the Last Post we dug out our ponchos. The rain had held off for hours but first the bugler and then the padre brought it down. Our discomfort was complete. Only one umbrella rose above the congregation at the dawn service at Villers-Bretonneux. It sheltered the Prince of Wales. …

Anzac Day: US submariners dawn service honours Brisbane’s forgotten naval history

Anzac Day: US submariners dawn service honours Brisbane’s forgotten naval history

Updated April 24, 2018 15:39:11 Photo: The USS S-42 was one of the first to arrive in Brisbane and was based in New Farm Wharf while patrolling through the war. (Supplied) Related Story: Where to go to pay your respects in Brisbane this Anzac Day Peggy McLellan fondly remembers days …

Anzac Day: women leading marches across the nation for the first time ever

Anzac Day: women leading marches across the nation for the first time ever

Updated April 25, 2018 12:32:00 Photo: Veterans (from left) Sarah Cannon, Vikki Strickland, Jacinta Veitch and Michelle Coates led Gold Coast Anzac marches. (ABC News: Elise Kinsella) Related Story: Where to go to pay your respects in Brisbane this Anzac Day Related Story: American submariners honoured in special Brisbane dawn …

Anzac Day 2018: Remembering the forgotten nurses of World War I

Anzac Day 2018: Remembering the forgotten nurses of World War I

Posted April 25, 2018 06:21:03 Photo: A WWI nurse is commemorated in 20-metre-high silo art at Devenish in northern Victoria. (Supplied: Cam Scale/Grain Corp) As many Australians commemorate the diggers who served in World War I, other families remember the legacy of their nurses. Photo: Ruth Margaret May Turnbull in …

Anzac Day 2018: Remembering Tasmanian heroes on national day of reflection

Anzac Day 2018: Remembering Tasmanian heroes on national day of reflection

Updated April 25, 2018 16:42:07 Video: Anzac Day dawn service in Hobart (ABC News) As dawn broke across Tasmania, the great-granddaughter of an Australian soldier who was irrevocably changed by the horrors of World War I told of how she feels “blessed” by her connection to the Anzac legend. With …