Anzac section

Wed 25 Apr 2018

The tragic tale of Ivor Margetts, Australia's first Anzac

The tragic tale of Ivor Margetts, Australia's first Anzac

A SINGLE white cross stands on a barren landscape after one of the worst battles of WWI. But the story behind it, and the man buried under it, are not easily...

Mon 23 Apr 2018

Dees have to earn trust: Goodwin

Dees have to earn trust: Goodwin

MELBOURNE will continue to cop the untrustworthy tag until it proves itself otherwise, Demons coach Simon Goodwin says ahead of Anzac eve clash

Wed 1 Nov 2017

Australian soldiers again charge the lines at Beersheba

Australian soldiers again charge the lines at Beersheba

AUSTRALIAN soldiers have commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Beersheba by re-enacting the famous charge of the 4th Light Horse Brigade.

Sat 9 Sep 2017

How we treated our wounded warriors is the ultimate test

How we treated our wounded warriors is the ultimate test

BETWEEN 2001 and 2015, 325 former members of the ADF took their own life.

Wed 12 Jul 2017

Yassmin Abdel-Magied: ‘I feel a bit betrayed by Australia’

Yassmin Abdel-Magied: ‘I feel a bit betrayed by Australia’

YASSMIN Abdel-Magied says she feels betrayed by Australia and didn’t feel safe in her home country before she fled to London.

Sun 23 Apr 2017

Kokoda Track our other coming of age

Kokoda Track our other coming of age

The jungles of Papua New Guinea tested our troops in the Second World War.

Sat 22 Apr 2017

WEEKEND COOK: Slice takes inspiration from the Anzac biscuit

WEEKEND COOK: Slice takes inspiration from the Anzac biscuit

Slice made from same ingredients as the much-loved biscuit.

Perfect time to plant a bloom of respect

Perfect time to plant a bloom of respect

The Anzac Day flower is a symbol of the ultimate sacrifice

Tue 11 Apr 2017

What happened to the Bullecourt prisoners?

What happened to the Bullecourt prisoners?

Historian AARON PEGRAM relives the hours during which the Germans captured 1170 Aussie prisoners of war during the first Battle of Bullecourt.

Sun 5 Mar 2017

Campaign to remember fallen at Pozieres recognised

Campaign to remember fallen at Pozieres recognised

A LOCAL couple awarded the French Legion of Honour for their work commemorating the World War 1 battle of Pozieres has been recognised in Parliament House.

Tue 13 Dec 2016

M'boro musician's Anzac tributes soon to be heard by world

M'boro musician's Anzac tributes soon to be heard by world

“That place moved me; I did some research into Allainville and how it was connected to Australian soldiers, it was really inspiring.”

Sat 12 Nov 2016

Prince Harry announces Invictus Games coming to Sydney

Prince Harry announces Invictus Games coming to Sydney

THE Invictus Games, a worldwide sporting competition for wounded defence force veterans, will come to Sydney in 2018.

Sat 5 Nov 2016

Losing his legs drove this soldier to a new life

Losing his legs drove this soldier to a new life

"Every doctor I have spoken to is baffled I am still alive."

Sun 29 May 2016

Boyne Smelters in generous donation for local diggers

Boyne Smelters in generous donation for local diggers

BOYNE Smelters Limited are making a generous donation honouring diggers.

Wed 4 May 2016

Ex-serviceman to sell his house to build memorial garden

Ex-serviceman to sell his house to build memorial garden

SELLING his Pearce Dr home may be the only way Barry Gracey can afford to create a memorial garden in memory of the fallen Anzacs at the Battle of Pozieres.

Mon 25 Apr 2016

Lest we forget: Coffs Coast commemorates Anzac Day

Lest we forget: Coffs Coast commemorates Anzac Day

THE Coffs Coast joined Australians nationwide today to mark Anzac Day and pay tribute to military personnel who have served and died at war.

Anzac Day dawn services well attended on the Coffs Coast

Anzac Day dawn services well attended on the Coffs Coast

HUNDREDS of people from across the Coffs Coast and beyond commemorated servicemen past and present at Anzac Day dawn services around the region.

Thu 3 Mar 2016

Centenary of French Great War campaigns

Centenary of French Great War campaigns

A STIRRING exhibition of Anzacs in France 1916 at C.ex Coffs.

Sun 14 Feb 2016

Lone Pine ceremony axed from Anzac celebrations

Lone Pine ceremony axed from Anzac celebrations

THE Federal Government has announced it will axe the Lone Pine ceremony from Anzac day celebrations.

Wed 2 Dec 2015

Parliament to purchase artwork for Centenary of ANZAC

Parliament to purchase artwork for Centenary of ANZAC

MACKAY artists who have created works to commemorate the Centenary of ANZAC could have their efforts recognised by the Australian Parliament.

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