The 2021 Premier’s Anzac Student Tour is set to end in Albany, with the group commemorating Anzac Day with a dawn service on Mt Clarence.
The Australian War Memorial opened today for a historic Remembrance Day service attended by 200 people including the Prime Minister and Opposition Leader.
Perth paused to honour our fallen troops at 11am, on a day that marked the silencing of the guns on the Western Front in 1918 after four years of World War I.
The state-of-the-art facility — which will officially open in Perth tomorrow — is a classic example of how bricks, mortar and electrical wires can change lives.
Remembrance Day will be especially poignant this year for Vietnam War veteran Geof Irvin, writes Tom Shanahan.
On this Remembrance Day we will remember those who died or suffered for Australia’s cause in all wars and armed conflicts. And also remember we must never allow them to be forgotten.
The head of the RSL in WA will join The West Live ahead of Remembrance Day, which unlike Anzac Day this year, will be a publicly attended event. LISTEN LIVE FROM 8.45AM
Emergency services were called to Kings Park overnight after vandals entered Kings Park and managed to put out the State War Memorial’s eternal flame — which normally burns all year round.
Queensland billionaire Clive Palmer says he doesn’t care how he is depicted in the media – but has declared: “I am not a cane toad”.
A hateful twist on a human rights slogan has been carved into one of Kununurra’s most cherished landmarks, marring the memory of the local legend who brought it there.
Elise Van Aken
The Australian War Memorial will reopen to public on Wednesday July 1 after two months of being closed due to COVID-19. Visitors will be able to book free, timed tickets to ensure social distancing.
Fred Doust has been awarded an RSL life membership for his contributions to the Boyup Brook and Bassendean sub-branches.
Amid all the heartbreak of the coronavirus crisis, one thing has shone through above all else. And it’s this precious gift that we need to bring with us into the brave new post-COVID world.
There wasn’t one eternal flame this Anzac Day. Instead, there were thousands of flames, flickering from candles in the dawn light as West Australians gathered on their driveways.
Tom Newby hasn’t missed an Anzac Day for 20 years, and he wasn’t about to break his run today.
In Albany, a city inextricably linked to the Anzac story, April 25 cannot be mistaken for any other day – pandemic or no pandemic.
The Anzac spirit was kept alive in the North West this morning despite COVID-19 restrictions.
Jakeb Waddell, Sam Jones, Alexander Scott and Elise Van Aken
Being able to pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice even on lockdown was important to former Army chef Carli Felstead, so she was keen to meet Vietnam Vet Alexander ‘Sandy/Jock’ Coutts.
We look at how regional West Australians showed their solidarity this Anzac Day in lockdown.
Liam Beatty, Jackson Barrett, Kelsey Reid, Nicolette Barbas and Tari Jeffers
Instead of the eternal flame at Kings Park’s War Memorial lightning up the pre-dawn darkness, today that flame was split into thousands of tiny candles as Anzac Day was celebrated in a different way.
Social distancing may have made for a very different Anzac Day, but from police to pollies, celebrity to royalty — the power of social media has helped keep tributes flowing.
We may be forced to be apart today, but West Australians are keeping the Anzac spirit alive from their doorsteps. See the pictures here.
When Matthew Anderson was announced as the new director of the Australian War Memorial late last year he never imagined he would be presiding over an ANZAC Day celebration like today’s.
Edwards, who was WA governor for two years in the 1970s after retiring from his career in the Royal Air Force, is the only senior footballer in the country to receive a Victoria Cross.
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