The spirit lives on as we celebrate 100 years since the Anzac campaign began in Gallipoli. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle
The spirit lives on as we celebrate 100 years since the Anzac campaign began in Gallipoli. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

NiE ANZAC Day 100 years

ANZAC Day - the time of the year where Australians and New Zealanders take a moment to reflect on the experiences and stories of their war history; a time to remember the original landing on Gallipoli on April 25 in 1915 and of course the spirit of mateship between remarkable men and women who have served in wars and in peace-keeping operations throughout the world.

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BRAIN STRAIN

plain flour, rolled oats, sugar, butter, golden syrup, bicarb of soda, water

WHAT'S NEWS

1. Canberra, Australian Capital territory

2. If it falls on a weekend the Monday is a public holiday only in ACT and Western Australia.

3.It is often suggested that the Dawn Service observed on Anzac Day has its origins in a military routine still followed by the Australian Army. The half-light of dawn was one of the times most favoured for launching an attack.



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