Keeping the Spirit of ANZAC Alive Despite the Cancellation of Dawn Services

19 Mar 2020

Social distancing and isolation is one thing that we can do in the Australian community to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. This however has resulted in the cancellation of many events that people hold dear to their hearts including the ANZAC Day Dawn Services.

 However, a grassroots campaign has gone viral on social media encouraging all Australians, and others around the world, to hold a candle at the end of their driveway at 6:00 am on the 25th of April and conduct their own dawn service in honour of our soldiers who have sacrificed so much for us.

It has been requested that all TV and radio stations play The Last Post at exactly 6:00 am on ANZAC Day so that all of Australia can come together and listen as one as a sign of solidarity for our soldiers while still maintaining social distancing.

What was initially expected to be a very disappointing year for commemorating our diggers following the cancellation of all dawn services around Australia, the community is now looking as strong as ever with hopes that everyone will take part in this tribute at home.

You can do your bit by joining in this memorial at your home on ANZAC Day, but also by spreading the word to everyone you know so that they may join in too.

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