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Anzac Day – it’s what made Australia a nation, Peggy says

Peggy Harman was just 20 years old when she enlisted in the RAAF. It was January 1942 and the former Maitland Girls' High School student from Muswellbrook walked straight into national service. Her father...

A time to pause and reflect, Veteran says

While Anzac Day ceremonies will look different across the region in 2021, residents have been encouraged to commemorate in any way they can this Sunday 25 April.   The COVID-19 pandemic has put...

A year in review: April 2020

In April, the coronavirus pandemic still had the world on hold and we did our best to bring you good news and keep you updated throughout the month. Here are seven of...

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...
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