War Veterans Remembered on Korean War Armistice Anniversary

Western Australians have been urged to reflect and remember the service of fallen war veterans on the 64th anniversary of the Korean War armistice. Australia became involved in the Korean War five years after the end of World War II with Royal Australian Navy, Royal Australian Air Force and the Australian Regular Army deployed soon…

ABC Defends Presenter Amid Calls for Her to be Sacked

Photo Courtesy: Yassmin Abdel-Magied’s Facebook page. The ABC has released a statement defending presenter Yassmin Abdel-Magied, who came under-fire after publishing a Facebook post stating ANZAC Day should be spent thinking about detainees on Manus Island, instead of the Diggers who fought for Australia. The post, which has since been deleted in place of an apology,…

Thousands Pay Their Respects In Darkness

Approximately 40,000 Perth citizens came out to the ANZAC Day Dawn Service at the Shrine of Remembrance at Kings Park to mark the 99th ceremony of ANZAC Day. The atmosphere of the service was solemn as silent crowds packed into Kings Park. ABC 720 radio announcer Geoff Hutchinson started the ceremony by giving a formal address and…

Cop Caught Using Mobile Phone Won’t Be Sacked

Tony Booker a Perth Police Officer who was caught using a mobile phone while driving won’t be sacked. WA Police came out to clear the air after the West Australian newspaper published a picture showing a police officer allegedly using a mobile phone while driving. According to the Assistant Commissioner Nick Anticich, the officer involved will…

From War to Remembrance – A Living History of the RSL

Opening just in time for ANZAC Day, experience the cultural history of The Returned and Services League of Western Australia, with the exhibition ‘From War to Remembrance’ – a living history of the RSL. Featuring a visual handcrafted art installation, an interactive display, a mid-1960’s lounge room installation, and a scale model of the State…