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‘Montevideo Maru discovery should bring comfort to families’

When the wreck of the Montevideo Maru was discovered on April 18, 2023, Canberra-based author Margaret Reeson breathed a huge sigh of relief. The discovery of the Japanese prison...

Light up the dawn … but at a distance this ANZAC...

With planned ANZAC Day services around the country cancelled amid the coronavirus pandemic, Australians have created other ways to safely commemorate the day. The RSL...

Exhibition shows Balmain’s caring history

The old stone watch house served as Balmain’s police station from 1854 until 1925. Rescued from demolition by the National Trust and the Balmain...

Remembering the Coloured Diggers

This year’s Gallipoli centenary saw one of the biggest crowds ever gather in Redfern Park on Anzac Day to honour Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander servicemen and servicewomen.

March in honour of Coloured Diggers

REDFERN: The rain that soaked Sydney for most of the morning of April 25 cleared just in time for the beginning of the 7th Coloured Diggers March.

Centenary of Red Cross in Australia

In 2014, Red Cross will celebrate 100 years of humanitarian service in Australia and is inviting people across the country to share their memories through the Centenary Story Collection.

New public artwork for Hyde Park

An Aboriginal artist whose family has over 80 years of combined military service will create a public artwork for Hyde Park to honour the sacrifices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service men and women. Tony Albert’s dramatic sculpture will feature four seven-metre-tall bullets and three large-scale fallen shells to represent the diggers who lost their lives.