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Large crowds gather for ANZAC Day services in the north

 Thousands of Northern Illawarra residents have gathered at cenotaphs and memorials today to mark Anzac Day. Large crowds paid their respects at the recently restored Austinmer memorial, while big numbers were again reported at Woonona Bulli RSL Club, Corrimal and Thirroul for dawn services and marches. The centre of Wollongong was packed as the city’s … Continue reading

Austinmer memorial given facelift in time for ANZAC Day service

WORK has finished on the extensive refurbishment of Austinmer’s War Memorial in time for Anzac Day next week. Wollongong City Council’s crews started work on the project at Austinmer Beach earlier this year, which included a new level paved area for ceremonies and the construction of an accessible pathway between Lawrence Hargrave Drive and the … Continue reading

Your guide to northern Illawarra ANZAC services

Sunday 14 April 2019 Corrimal RSL Pre-commemorative March. From Corrimal RSL to the Memorial at Anzac Grove off Railway Street for service and return to RSL.  Muster at 1.30pm, departs 1.45pm for 2pm service. For more information contact Murray Bolton on 0408 560 554 Wednesday 24 April Vietnam Memorial Anzac Day Service  Flagstaff Hill, Wollongong – Vietnam … Continue reading

The north marks ANZAC Day

ANZAC Dawn Services 2016

Sunday April 24. Wollongong 6.30pm, Flagstaff Hill, Wollongong – Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Monday April 25 – ANZAC Day. Helensburgh: Dawn service at Charles Harper Memorial Park, 5.45am. Breakfast at Helensburgh Tradies or The Cenetannial Hotel. Coledale: Meet at Coledale Newsgagency 5.50am for march to Coledale RSL Club abd Cenotaph. Service at 6am, followed by breafast … Continue reading

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