What's On - 23 January 2011

  • Exhibition: A Camera on the Somme

    Thursday 14 October - Sunday 6 February

    The photographs featured in this exhibition were taken with a Kodak Brownie camera during the First World War (1914-18) by two brothers, Jack and Bert Grinton, who fought with the 1st AIF. The negatives had been stored in a shed on the family farm for over 90 years. A camera on the Somme is enhanced by family diaries, medals, postcards and maps. Read More

    The photographs featured in this exhibition were taken with a Kodak Brownie camera during the First World War (1914-18) by two brothers, Jack and Bert Grinton, who fought with the 1st Australian Infantry Force. The negatives had been stored in a shed on the family farm for over 90 years. A camera on the Somme is enhanced by family diaries, medals, postcards and maps.

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  • Exhibition: Avenues of Honour

    Friday 29 October - Monday 31 January

    Sarah Wood has focussed on photographing Victorian Avenues of Honour that are currently listed on the Heritage Register for Victoria: Eurack, Woodend, Ballarat, Macleod and another near Shepparton. Sarah was first attracted to the subject through her interest in garden history and her own family’s military service. Read More

    Sarah Wood has focussed on photographing Victorian Avenues of Honour that are currently listed on the Heritage Register for Victoria: Eurack, Woodend, Ballarat, Macleod and another near Shepparton. Sarah was first attracted to the subject through her interest in garden history and her own family’s military service.

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  • Exhibition: Rising spirit of ANZAC

    Friday 19 November - Sunday 27 February

    Created by social documentary photographer Sharyn Meade, this exhibition records the personal stories of Australian veterans, in words and images, through successive generations. Read More

    Created by social documentary photographer Sharyn Meade, this exhibition records the personal stories of Australian veterans, in words and images, through successive generations. Sharyn’s inspiration is the enduring ANZAC tradition of sacrifice and the personal qualities in ordinary Australian men and women.

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  • Ceremony: Australia Day Council

    Sunday 23 January, 02:00pm

    Wreath Laying in Sanctuary

    Shrine Representative: Life Governor Colonel George Mackenzie OBE RFD and Shrine Governor Maj. Maggie More RFD
     

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    The Australia Day Council commemorate Australia Day with a Ceremonial Wreath laying on the Sunday closest to January 26th.

    Further information: Australia Day Council website

     

  • Ceremony: 2/22nd Battalion (Lark Force Association)

    Sunday 23 January, 02:30pm

    Wreathlaying in Sanctuary

    Shrine Representative: Life Governor Colonel George Mackenzie OBE RFD and Shrine Governor Lt. Cmdr. Chris Le Marshall

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    The 23rd of January 1942 was the day that the Japanese forces landed in Rabaul on the island of New Britain PNG and overran the men of the "Lark Force" . We also remember the men executed at TOI plantation and the POW's and civilians lost on the "Montevideo Maru" which was sunk on the way to Japan.


    This service is held on the closest Sunday prior to January 23rd each year.

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  • Ceremony: 2/29th Battalion Association

    Sunday 23 January, 03:00pm

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary / Garden Courtyard

    Shrine Representative: Life Governor Colonel George Mackenzie OBE RFD and Shrine Governor Maj. Maggie More RFD

     

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