Tagged: ANZAC Day

ANZAC Day services across the Southern Highlands

April 15, 2019Posted in: Community, Events

In the lead up to this year’s ANZAC Day services Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair is urging Southern Highlanders to attend one of many local commemorative services. “Thursday 25 April marks the 104th anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli in 1915,” he said. “To commemorate...

ANZAC Day services across the Southern Highlands

April 17, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

As the Nation prepares to pause and commemorate our servicemen and women, Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead is urging residents to attend one of this year’s ANZAC Day services. “Next Wednesday marks the 103rd anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli in 1915,” he said. “The...

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...