Category Archives: Our Anzac Heritage

My interest lies not in the glorification of war but a reflection of our forefathers who made decisions to go off to war based on reasons that I find difficult to comprehend today. Reasons that were real at the time and led to the loss of thousands of lives and heartbreak for they families back home in Australia.

Emerald RSL

I have the honour of being President of the Emerald RSL  – Emerald’s best kept secret. I have a great team with great plans for the future. We see ourselves as a Community Club for the people of Emerald under … Continue reading

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Shrine of Remembrance

Yesterday we were in Melbourne for the NYE celebrations and stayed in a hotel in St Kilda Road. I have never been to the Shrine in all my years. So it was time for a visit. Well I was mightily … Continue reading

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Avenue of Honour

My dream is to re-build the avenue of honour in Emerald together with a grand cenotaph listing all our forebears who lost their lives in the great wars of the world.

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