Editorial: The Commonwealth Games debacle

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At the 2018 Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast our athletes performed brilliantly and did us proud. They waved the Flag, and we were delighted with their well-earned successes. But, sadly, the debacle of the non-broadcast of the athletes of all competing nations, including our own Flag bearer, Kurt Fearnley (pictured) at the closing ceremony, […]

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, […]

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 […]