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November 11 is Remembrance Day

November 11 is Remembrance Day, which commemorates those who lost their lives in war, conflict and military service for Australia. Traditionally, a silence is observed at 11am on the 11th of November, which comes from the “the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month”: the…

Remembrance Day

The 11th of November marks the anniversary of the Armistice which ended the First World War. Each year on this day, a minute’s silence is observed at 11am, in memory of those who died or suffered in all wars and armed conflicts (Australian War Memorial). The red Flanders…

Remembrance Day

Today is Remembrance Day, also known as Armistice Day. At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, we pause for a moment’s silence to remember those who have suffered and died in war. There are very few of us whose lives have not been affected in some way…