Services

Members of the public are welcome to attend any of the commemorative services held at the Shrine of Remembrance.

  • Last Post Service February 2020

    16 February 2020, 4:30pm

    Wreath Laying and Flag Lowering on the Forecourt
    The Service will be conducted by Shrine Representatives and the Shrine Guard

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    • The Shrine is a memorial to honour the service and sacrifice of Victorians and Australians in war, conflict, peacekeeping and peacemaking.
    • At the week’s close we pause to remember those who have served and sacrificed. We remember them today as we have always remembered them—now and forever.
    • The Shrine stands for remembering, today and every day, that service and sacrifice are fundamental and relevant in creating, maintaining and protecting our national values and way of life.
    • Service and sacrifice are ongoing and continuous as is our commemoration of it.
    • Here all service is equal, and all are welcome.
    • By attending you are taking part in commemoration of service and sacrifice and we thank you

  • Darwin Defenders Commemoration 2020

    19 February 2020, 10:00am

    Wreath Laying on the Forecourt

    Shrine Representatives:
    Shrine Governor Colonel John Coulson OAM RFD ED
    Shrine Governor Squadron Leader Steve Campbell-Wright

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  • Shrine Monthly Memorial Service - February 2020

    20 February 2020, 11:30am

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

    Shrine Representatives:
    Shrine Life Governor Lieutenant Colonel Adrian Lombardo
    Shrine Life Governor Mr. Peter Whitelaw

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    The Shrine Monthly Memorial Service commemorates notable moments, battles and operations from Australia's military history. The wreath laid at this service honours events that have taken place in this month.

  • 46th Battalion Relatives and Friends Association 2020

    23 February 2020, 10:00am

    Wreath Laying at Memorial Tree B98

    Shrine Representative:
    Shrine Life Governor Lieutenant Colonel Adrian Lombardo

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    The 46th Australian Infantry Battalion was raised in 1916 for service during the First World War, serving on the Western Front with many battle honours before being disbanded in 1919. It was re-raised as a part-time unit of the Citizens Force in 1921 and in 1927 adopted the title of the 'Brighton Rifles', before becoming part of the Militia in 1929. During the Second World War the 46th served in a garrison role before being amalgamated with the 29th Battalion in August 1942 to form the 29/46 Battalion. 

  • 8RAR (VIC) Association, Long Hai Commemoration 2020

    23 February 2020, 12:00pm

    Wreath Laying at the Post-45 Memorial

    Shrine Representative:
    Shrine Life Governor Lieutenant Colonel Adrian Lombardo

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  • Last Post Service February 2020

    23 February 2020, 4:30pm

    Wreath Laying and Flag Lowering on the Forecourt
    The service will be conducted by Shrine Representatives and the Shrine Guard

    Read More

    • The Shrine is a memorial to honour the service and sacrifice of Victorians and Australians in war, conflict, peacekeeping and peacemaking.
    • At the week’s close we pause to remember those who have served and sacrificed. We remember them today as we have always remembered them—now and forever.
    • The Shrine stands for remembering, today and every day, that service and sacrifice are fundamental and relevant in creating, maintaining and protecting our national values and way of life.
    • Service and sacrifice are ongoing and continuous as is our commemoration of it.
    • Here all service is equal, and all are welcome.
    • By attending you are taking part in commemoration of service and sacrifice and we thank you