Tagged: ANZAC Day

ANZAC Day services across the Southern Highlands

April 19, 2017Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead is urging residents across the Shire to attend one of this year’s ANZAC Day services. “Next Tuesday marks the 102nd anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli in 1915,” he said. “To commemorate the occasion and pay respect to those who...

Refurbished Howitzer Gun finds new home in Moss Vale

April 10, 2017Posted in: Events

A one-hundred year old German-made Howitzer Gun captured by Australian troops in the First World War will be unveiled by Wingecarribee Shire Council in time for ANZAC Day. Formerly located in Apex Park in Moss Vale, the restored gun will be unveiled at a small ceremony in Leighton Gardens on Thursday 13 April 2017. Council’s...

ANZAC Day services across the Southern Highlands

April 15, 2016Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Larry Whipper is urging residents across the Shire to attend one of this weekend’s ANZAC Day services. “Next Monday marks the 101th anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli in 1915,” he said. “To commemorate the occasion and pay respect to those who...

ANZAC artwork unveiled on Remembrance Day

November 9, 2015Posted in: Events

The men and women of the Southern Highlands who served in the Great War one hundred years ago will be remembered this Remembrance Day with the unveiling of a giant commemorative mural at the Moss Vale War Memorial Aquatic Centre. Featuring reclaimed railway sleepers and sandstone sourced from Bundanoon, the 20 metre wide mural entitled,...

ANZAC Day services across the Southern Highlands

April 21, 2015Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair is urging residents across the Shire to attend one of this weekend’s ANZAC Day services. “This Saturday marks the 100th anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli in 1915,” he said. “To commemorate the occasion and pay respect to those who...