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2014/08/20 23:23
2014/08/20 23:23
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A COPY of Major Warrick Talbot's speech at the Vietnam Veteran's Day Ceremony: It is both an honour and a privilege to be here this morning to commemorate and remember Vietnam Veterans Day and the...
2014/08/20 23:23
2014/08/20 23:23
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2014/08/20 07:23
2014/08/20 07:23
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A PLAINLAND business is hosting a major military fundraiser this weekend and everyone is invited. Military vehicles, bagpipes, authentic Australian Light Horse, and parachutists will all be the go on...
2014/08/19 10:34
2014/08/19 10:34
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AUSSIE travellers are split into two groups – those who like to hit the slopes, and the sun seekers who prefer to head for the warmer regions and hit the beach. Whether you’re after a winter...
2014/08/17 21:36
2014/08/17 21:36
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TRINITY Catholic College student Jessica Prior's body of art for her Year 12 major work reflects her time at Legacy camps. When her father, a Second World War veteran died, Jessica and her mother...
2014/08/17 11:46
2014/08/17 11:46
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They have been the difference between wars won and lost, and in some wars taken more lives than bullets, but the world is still grappling with the human enemy of parasites. Doctor Rowena Martin, a...
2014/08/17 03:34
2014/08/17 03:34
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JOE Hockey has defended his practice of claiming a $270-a-night taxpayer-funded travelling allowance to stay in a Canberra house majority-owned by his wife on the grounds that it is an entirely...
2014/08/13 04:26
2014/08/13 04:26
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How a military model of a German WW2 tank became a child's toy in Australia Photo: Hollowcast brass alloy recognition model of a German Panzerkampfwagen IV in approx 1:36 scale. Made by HA Framberg...
2014/08/13 04:26
2014/08/13 04:26
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From Sydney Harbour to Batemans Bay, restoring the historic Mount Pleasant ferry After 98 years of history, 19 years out of water and one year of loving restoration, the Mount Pleasant is afloat once...
2014/08/12 20:19
2014/08/12 20:19
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Is this Australia’s most underrated island? Montague Island with Sydney Weekender THIS Australian wildlife oasis has been rated by Lonely Planet among the nation’s top destinations - but few...
2014/08/11 11:46
2014/08/11 11:46
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All of Canberra loses if the ACT Brumbies go head-to-head with Greater Western Sydney on Anzac Day next year, according to Territory Venues general manager Neale Guthrie. And moving the Australian...
2014/08/11 11:05
2014/08/11 11:05
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IT could have been avoided. On this day in 1914, Great Britain reluctantly declared war on Germany. It was the moment Australia was instantly dragged in to World War I, the so-called “War to End All...
2014/08/11 00:19
2014/08/11 00:19
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JOURNEY by Albury’s most decorated soldier centrepiece of World War I commemorations. Albert Borella (second from left) received his Victoria Cross from King George V (third from right) at...
2014/08/10 14:46
2014/08/10 14:46
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Director of the Braddon Forum Peter Conway and Director of Alpha Commercial Property Petros Drakakis at Haig Park. Photo: Jay Cronan A move by residents of Canberra's inner north to rename a local...
2014/08/09 02:13
2014/08/09 02:13
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WITH Britain's entry into the First World War and Australia's pledge to defend the empire of which it was part, the fledgling nation now had to come up with a force of troops to send to...
2014/08/08 18:36
2014/08/08 18:36
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One hundred years on, a crucial fact regarding the history of World War I has finally been revealed and will see a Wellington local travel to Sydney to witness history being amended. One hundred...
2014/08/07 23:20
2014/08/07 23:20
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Sergeant Clive Crowley, of Cobbadah, NSW, wrote to his mother in surprisingly tender terms. It was after writing his requiem for the freedom fighters of East Timor in 2000 that composer Christopher...
2014/08/07 04:26
2014/08/07 04:26
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School kids read the names of WWI fallen diggers in the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour Soundscape project “You feel grateful that they sacrificed themselves when you didn’t even know...
2014/08/05 14:46
2014/08/05 14:46
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Anne-Marie Conde, a curator at the National Archives of Australia, with original cables between the Australian and British Governments that preceded our entry into WWI. Photo: Elesa Kurtz The days...
2014/08/05 01:26
2014/08/05 01:26
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World War I: German internment camps in Australia in pictures Many of the more than 100,000 Germans living in Australia during the outbreak of World War I were jailed without trial in three main...
2014/08/05 00:26
2014/08/05 00:26
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World War I: Fighting 'the Huns' on the home front - German internment camps for 'enemy aliens' The outbreak of World War I changed the lives of more than 100,000 Germans living in Australia. Many...
2014/08/20 23:23
2014/08/20 23:23
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