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An ordinary person in the wrong place at the wrong time
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An ordinary person in the wrong place at the wrong time

One hundred years ago, the Allied offensive that led to the end of World War I began. But that's not the reason I remember today.

  • by Nicholas Stuart

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Sportsmen take up the fight

Sportsmen take up the fight

Cecil Healy is the only Australian Olympic Gold medallist to die in battle.

  • by Michael Grealy
The conscription campaign that divided Australia

The conscription campaign that divided Australia

One hundred years ago, campaigning before Australia’s second conscription referendum was at its peak.

  • by Michael Grealy
Albert Jacka was 'the bravest of the brave'

Albert Jacka was 'the bravest of the brave'

Bert Jacka was the first Australian Victoria Cross winner at Gallipoli.

  • by Michael Grealy
Failing tanks lead to heartbreak for Australia at the Battle of Bullecourt

Failing tanks lead to heartbreak for Australia at the Battle of Bullecourt

The reality of the attack in northern France was a heartbreaking result for the Australians.

  • by Michael Grealy
48 hours July 15 2017

48 hours July 15 2017

What's on in Canberra this weekend.

  • by Ron Cerabona
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Anzac Day 2017: 'Kids won't march in decades to come . . . you will have lost that connection'

Anzac Day 2017: 'Kids won't march in decades to come . . . you will have lost that connection'

Seventeen-year-old Paul Holland has marched with his father Grant on Anzac Day for as long as he can remember. But on Tuesday the pair weren't in the main Anzac Day parade down St Kilda Road. They were part of a group of about 80 descendants of WWI Diggers marching along Birdwood Avenue.

  • by Bridie Smith
Rewind - Anzac Day
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Rewind - Anzac Day

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old; Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning. We will remember them.

100 years on, four more 'unknown' Diggers get a name

100 years on, four more 'unknown' Diggers get a name

Relatives' DNA helps identify the remains of Australian soldiers who fought and died on the Western Front in July 1916.

  • by Bridie Smith
Anzac Day 2016: Breakaway group of WWI descendants hold separate march

Anzac Day 2016: Breakaway group of WWI descendants hold separate march

A tearaway group of WWI descendants banned from marching with their battalion banners in the official Anzac Day parade, held an alternative march and service on Monday.

  • by Bridie Smith
Change to Anzac Day march declared out of order

Change to Anzac Day march declared out of order

Descendants of Diggers who fought in some of World War I's most famous battles are outraged at being banned from marching with their family's battalion banners on Anzac Day, under permanent changes to the parade's format.

  • by Bridie Smith