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War memories shared

SEPTEMBER 2, 1945 is a date etched into Australian history, but none more so than those who can recall exactly where they were when...

Commemorative honour

MARY MacKillop Memorial School Year 7 students recently travelled to the nation's capital to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War...

Historic Rook Walk centenary event

HUNDREDS of school children and community members assembled at the historic Rook Walk overlooking the Crater Lakes precinct yesterday to commemorate its centenary. Many dressed...

Remembrance Day service held at Moorak Primary School

HANDMADE poppies were placed at Moorak Primary School last Friday as the community recognised those who fought for Australia's freedom. In the lead-up to...

National Remembrance Day honour

MOUNT Gambier High School (MGHS) students Julia Mitchell and Luke King represented their school as part of the National Remembrance Day service in Canberra...

Armistice centenary commemorated

REMEMBRANCE Day attracted hundreds of people to the Vansittart Park Soldiers Memorial on Sunday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the...

Pipe band on the march

THE RSL Blue Lake Highland Pipe Band participated in a special one-off event on Remembrance Day when pipers all over the world simultaneously played...

War history on show

AUTHENTIC correspondence and photographs from World War I will be on display at the Main Corner this weekend to commemorate 100 years since Armistice. The...

Penola commemorative walk and remembrance pavers opening

PENOLA welcomed The Australian Army Band on Sunday to mark the opening of the town's commemorative walk and remembrance pavers. The band entertained crowds while...

Rural settlers remembered

THE descendants of soldier settlers from Mount Schank and surrounds gathered at the foot of the dormant volcano on Wednesday for the unveiling of...

Lost military history traced to region

UNCOVERING the story behind Australia's Aboriginal servicemen, researcher Peter Bakker admits Mount Gambier's William Charles Westbury was one of his greatest finds. Serving in the...

Soldiers paid silent tribute

MILLICENT stopped for one minute of silence to commemorate those who fought and died in conflicts since World War I on Saturday morning. More than...

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Wood is good for the world

CHILDREN'S farming icon George the Farmer has traded his tractor for a harvester in an effort to teach Australia’s next generation about the importance...