What's On

  • Ceremony: RAN Recruits May 2020

    Sunday 24 May 2020, 10:00am

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

    Shrine Representatives:
    Shrine Governor Commander Terry Makings AM
    Shrine Governor Lieutenant Commander Jan Gallagher

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  • Ceremony: Battle of Crete and Greece Commemorative Council 2020

    Sunday 24 May 2020, 11:00am

    Wreath Laying on the Forecourt

    Shrine Representative:
    TBA

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    This day includes a march up the Shrine Forecourt and a wreath laying service in remembrance of the men and women from Australia and Greece that fought and fell in the Battle of Crete in May 1941.

  • Ceremony: American Ex-Servicemen Association 2020

    Sunday 24 May 2020, 02:00pm

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

    Shrine Representative:
    TBA

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  • Ceremony: Last Post Service May 2020

    Sunday 24 May 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.

  • Talks & Events: Battle on 42nd Street

    Wednesday 27 May 2020

    Hear Professor Peter Monteath, historian and author of Battle on 42nd Street, in conversation with Megan Spencer, broadcaster and creator of the podcast ‘From a whisper to a bang!’ as they discuss the campaign in Crete: the most modern and the most ancient of wars.

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  • Ceremony: Victorian Aboriginal Remembrance Service 2020

    Sunday 31 May 2020, 11:00am

    Wreath Laying on the Forecourt

    Shrine Representative:
    TBA

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