ANZAC Day Memorial in Zonnebeke, Belgium

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On ANZAC Day at 6 am Belgian time (2 pm Sydney time), the traditional dawn service will be held at the Commonwealth Buttes New British War Cemetery near Zonnebeke, Belgium. This location is along what used to be the Western Front of World War One. Here the Battle of Passchendaele, between Allied and German forces, […]

Brooke Stratton Flies the Flag – wins Silver after injuries

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April 12th, 2018: Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast The Australian women’s long jump record holder, Brooke Stratton, flies the Australian National Flag, after winning Silver at the Commonwealth Games at Carrara Stadium, Gold Coast. This was a courageous victory for Ms. Stratton, 24, from Melbourne, having returned after receiving fractures in both feet at the 2017 […]

Mark Knowles is Flag Bearer at 2018 Commonwealth Games

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April 4th, 2018: Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast Mark Knowles, Captain of the Australian Field Hockey Team, The Kookaburras, bore the Australian National Flag at the opening ceremony to the 2018 Commonwealth Games at Carrara Stadium, Gold Coast.  It was a spectacular opening to the Games, with a crowd of 35,000, including Prince Charles and Camilla, […]

Australian National Flag Day – 2017

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We invite you to join us for the Australian National Flag Day Ceremony 2017 where, as a special celebration we will honour a defining moment in Australian war history – Battle of the Menin Road. During the Australian National Flag Day ceremony we will witness a re-enactment of the battle by members of the 18th Battalion […]

FLAG DAY 2016 – MESSAGE: David Hurley

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His Excellency General Governor of New South Wales His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (ret’d) has kindly written A.N.F.A words of support for our flag in the lead up Australian National Flag Day. A.N.F.A is honoured to receive these sentiments and thank His Excellence for the articulate words of encouragement.