Every year Anzac Day in Canberra just gets a little worse

By Letters to the Editor
April 23 2024 - 5:30am

I am so appalled by the circus-like nature of Anzac Day events. In Canberra, a week before the day, the chairs are already laid out on the concourse; the nearby residents have been advised of the changed traffic conditions; the weekly magazines have published recipes for Anzac biscuits; and the Australian War Memorial has had $500 million spent on it to turn it into a theme park to house war relics.

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