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Tag: Anzac Day

World War II veteran shares importance of Anzac Day

World War II veteran Alf Carpenter has shared the importance of commemorating Anzac Day as Australians seek to pay tribute to soldiers both past and present. During the war, Mr Carpenter fought in...

An Anzac Day for the history books

It is set to be an Anzac Day like no other. Australians will celebrate from home today (Saturday 25 April) and become more active in paying their respects to the fallen. Renowned Hunter historian...

Favourite Anzac biscuit recipes

The Australian War Memorial has posted some of its favourite Anzac biscuit recipes for you to spend the day cooking with your family. Anzac tile/wafer recipe: The army biscuit, also known as an Anzac...

Honouring the Anzacs from home

Boolaroo Speers Point RSL Club sub-branch president Lyle Dalton hopes people will still commemorate Anzac Day this year. He encourages everyone to pay their respects in their own way, with many residents set...

Light up the dawn this Anzac Day

Hunter residents are being encouraged to commemorate Anzac Day at home this Saturday by lighting up the dawn. In Lake Macquarie, Mayor Kay Fraser said community safety was the highest priority when remembering...

An Anzac Day like no other

This year, Anzac Day will be remembered like no other. 'Lest We Forget' - and we won't allow a virus to deter us from our remembrance.Light a candle or wave a light at...

Music to unite local community this Anzac Day

Musicians across Lake Macquarie and Newcastle will unite this Anzac Day to give thanks from their driveways. Anzac Day is one of Australia’s most important national occasions but this year it will be...

Winter is coming

April is here. Those in isolation will think time is going slowly, but seasonal-wise we are already in the second month of autumn, which is one of the loveliest months for gardening. There are...