Services

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

  • Greek National Day 2019

    24 March 2019, 12:30pm

    Wreath Laying on the Forecourt

    Shrine Representative:
    Shrine Governor Squadron Leader Steve Campbell-Wright

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    This annual service is held to commemorate the involvement of Australian men and women serving in the Greek campaign in the Second World War and the relationship with our Greek Allies. The service also honours the many Greek-Australians who have served in the Australian Defence Forces over many years.

  • Returned & Services League of Australia, Hellenic Sub-branch Inc. 2019

    25 March 2019, 1:00pm

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

    Shrine Representative:
    Shrine Governor Major Maggie More RFD

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    The Hellenic RSL Sub Branch was founded in the 1970's to promote the contribution of the Hellenes to Australian wartime and peace keeping service throughout history. The current President Mr Steve Kyritsis OAM has written two books highlighting the contribution of Greek Australians that fought as part of the Australian Military forces in the two World Wars and Vietnam War.

  • RAN Recruits March 2019

    31 March 2019, 10:00am

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary
    Shrine Representatives;

    Shrine Governor; Squadron Leader Steve Campbell-Wright

    Shrine Governor; Colonel John Coulson OAM RFD ED
     

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  • Melbourne Legacy Student's Service 2019

    3 April 2019, 11:00am

    Wreath Laying on the Forecourt

    Shrine Representatives:

    Shrine Chairman of Trustees Air Vice-Marshal Chris Spence AO (Retd)
    Shrine Life Governor Colonel George Mackenzie OBE RFD
    Shrine Life Governor Lieutenant Colonel David Ford CVO AM GM

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    Legacy is a charity supporting the families of Australia’s incapacitated and deceased veterans, during or after their Defence Force service. The Legacy Student Service facilitates the participation of thousands of students in a commerorative event close to ANZAC Day, as 25 April is a public holiday.

  • XLI Club 2019

    4 April 2019, 11:00am

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

    Shrine Representative:
    Shrine Life Governor Lieutenant Colonel Adrian Lombardo

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  • HMAS Vampire 2019

    7 April 2019, 11:00am

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

    Shrine Representative:
    Shrine Governor Commander Terry Makings AM

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    HMAS Vampire (I) was a Second World War Destroyer, sunk on 9 April 1942 by Japanese aircraft with the loss of nine crew. The third RAN ship to bear the name Vampire is now a museum ship in Sydney's Darling harbour.