What's On - 6 May 2019

  • Exhibition: Resistance

    Friday 3 August 2018 - Sunday 4 August 2019

    'Resistance’ and ‘Underground’ are names used to describe the various secret organisations that arose in European states under enemy occupation during the Second World War. Read More

    'Resistance’ and ‘Underground’ are names used to describe the various secret organisations that arose in European states under enemy occupation during the Second World War. Many Australian servicemen and women gave aid to the Resistance, other Australians owed their freedom and lives to it. Discover the stories of some of these individuals who, through accident or design, found themselves battling the enemy using unconventional means.

    Visitors are advised that this gallery contains graphic images of violence.

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  • Ceremony: HMAS Castlemaine with Tecoma Primary School 2019

    Monday 6 May 2019, 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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    The HMAS Castlemaine is a Second World War Corvette with Battle Honours including Darwin, The Pacific and New Guinea. Following decommission into reserve as a training ship, she has been preserved as a museum ship since 1973, berthed in Williamstown Victoria.

    The HMAS Castlemaine Association will be supported by students and staff of Tecoma Primary School, as participants in the Shrine's Adopt an Ex-Service Organisation program that fosters relationships and enables schools to carry on the legacy of their chosen Association.