ANZAC Day, News

The north marks ANZAC Day

austinmer anzac day dawn service 2016

The Austinmer ANZAC Day dawn service attracted a large crowd this morning. While crowds were slightly down on last year’s centenary services, ANZAC Day commemorations at Corrimal, Woonona, Thirroul, Austinmer, Coledale and Helensburgh attracted many people. Photo: Sue Kaplan.  

About Mick Roberts

A newspaper journalist, writer and local historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in the Sydney and Illawarra regions of NSW for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides authoring a number of history books, Mick has owned and operated several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and is now with Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.

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