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Festivals and Celebrations: Remembrance Day- Australia

Year 8 Language


In Australia, Remembrance Day is observed on 11th November. Services are held at 11.00am at War Memorials, schools and in towns across the country. During the service the “Last Post” is sounded by a bugler followed by one minute silence and “Reveille”.


Australian's pause the remember the end of World War I

Remembrance Day is when we think about the people who served the country in times of war. If you look back in your family tree you might find someone who fought in a war maybe a long time ago or maybe more recently. Sarah had a look at the experiences of her grandfather and found out what Remembrance Day is all about.

The Red Poppy is a video for young children, and has been created by Education at the Australian War Memorial



Remembrance Day has a special significance in 2018. Sunday, 11 November 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the Armistice which ended the First World War (1914–18).