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Behind the Anzac spirit

For some, Anzac Day is that one day a year to recognise the sacrifices of Australians in conflicts around the world. But for Caroline Springs...

A cross to remember

Anzac Day commemorations will be especially poignant this year as the public is invited to place white crosses on the Melton Civic Centre lawn...

New tribute for hero Rupert Moon

Rupert “Mick” Moon was once described as being “too difficult for command”. But it was this tenacity that defined his success in the military...

Diggers Rest pupils commemorate Anzacs

World War I service men and women were commemorated at an Anzac Day ceremony in Diggers Rest last Friday. Diggers Rest Primary School choir group...

Melton remembers those who served

Ian Lawrey has watched with pride as Melton’s Anzac Day commemorations grow larger each year. Thousands of people, young and old, now gather at Melton...

Gallipoli’s seeds of friendship continue to grow

In 1934, Turkey’s leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk wrote to Australian mothers who had lost sons in the 1915 Gallipoli battles. The words were offered to...

500 crosses to remember fallen heroes

Melton families are being asked to help with a special Anzac Day memorial this month. As part of April 25 commemorations, 500 crosses will be...

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Western United’s elimination final with the Newcastle Jets on Saturday night in the A-League Women’s competition had everything but the result United was after. Hosting...

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