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'The Waler: Australia's Great War Horse' screening

Event Details

Date:
Friday, 24 February 2023 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location:
Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne, 3004
Details:
  • Admission is free.
  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.

Join us for a free screening of the documentary 'The Waler: Australia's Great War Horse' to commemorate War Animals Remembrance Day.

'The Waler' explores the story of the Australian horses that served alongside soldiers from 1914 to 1918. More than 130,000 Australian horses served in the First World War, with almost 30,000 of those engaged in the Middle East.

Bookings are essential.

Screening courtesy of Mago Films. 

Warning: ‘The Waler' contains imagery that some viewers may find distressing, including scenes and sounds depicting war and violence. This documentary is not suitable for children.

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