What's On

  • Talks & Events: Workshop: Wreath Making

    Saturday 24 October 2020

    Hundreds of floral wreaths are laid every year during commemorative services in honour of those who have served our nation. In this hand-on workshop, florist Victoria English will teach you how to make your own sustainable wreath. Cost $60 per person, $40 for Shrine Friends. Price includes all materials.

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  • Ceremony: Czechoslovak Ex-Servicemen's League 2020

    Sunday 25 October 2020, 10:00am

     Wreath Laying at Memorial Tree G 60
    Shrine Representative

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  • Ceremony: 2/24 Australian Infantry Battalion 2020

    Sunday 25 October 2020, 12:00pm

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

    Shrine Representative:
    TBA

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    Each year the 2/24 Australian Infantry Battalion Association commemorates the Second Battle of El Alamein (23 October - 5 November 1942) with a service at the Shrine of Remembrance. 

  • Ceremony: Last Post Service October 2020

    Sunday 25 October 2020, 04:30pm

    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.

  • Ceremony: Returned & Services League of Australia, Hellenic Sub-branch Inc. 2020

    Wednesday 28 October 2020, 01:00pm

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

    Shrine Representative:
    TBA

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  • Ceremony: Remembering the Armistice of Mudros 2020

    Saturday 31 October 2020, 11:45am

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

    Shrine Representative:
    TBA

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    This commemorative service marks the centenary of the coming into effect of the Armistice of Mudros at noon on the 31st October 1918. The Armistice was signed the previous day by representatives of the Entente Powers, represented by British Admiral Arthur Calthorpe, and those of the Ottoman Empire. The negotiations and signing ceremony took place aboard the Royal Navy warship HMS Agamemnon anchored in Mudros Bay in the northern Aegean island of Lemnos. The Armistice brought to an end the First World War across the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East. Just as HMS Agamemnon had played a major role as part of the Naval forces in the Gallipoli campaign, so the island of Lemnos had operated as an advance base throughout the campaign. For tens of thousands of Australian soldiers across the region, the First World War was now at an end.