Red Poppies to Honour Fallen in Armistice

Knitted and crocheted red poppies will be made by the thousands to recognise the fallen troops, in time for the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. Ladies from Western Australia’s Returned Services League (RSL) branch have begun a project to knit or crochet 62,000 poppies to represent the Australians who died or were held as prisoners…

EXCLUSIVE: Grave Headstone Removal to Create Space “Disgraceful”

A Perth resident has claimed an Act giving cemeteries permission to remove headstones and lay grass over burial plots after a grave lease has expired in Perth cemeteries is “disgraceful”. Carol Trigwell is angry about the Act after she discovered grass would be laid over her father’s burial plot, an act of disservice after he served Australia…

WA Government to Heritage List All Victoria Cross War Graves

The Western Australian Government will heritage list all the war graves of Victoria Cross recipients by ANZAC Day in 2018, marking the 100-year anniversary of the end of WWI. Listing the graves will honour the commitment made by Premier Mark McGowan while he was in opposition. Part of the process will include identifying the graves…