Commemorate wherever you are – at home, school or work.
Remembrance Day National Ceremony
Traditionally on Remembrance Day the Australian War Memorial hosts the nation’s key commemoration. The Remembrance Day National Ceremony included a Catafalque party, formal wreath laying and the observance of a minute’s silence at 11am. The Commemorative Address was given by Australian War Memorial Director, Mr Matt Anderson PSM.
This years ceremony also included the participation and support of Australia’s Federation Guard and the Band of the Royal Military College, Duntroon.
To ensure the health and safety of visitors and staff and in line with the ACT Government’s COVID-19 guidelines, 500 ticketed attendees were permitted at the 2021 National Ceremony.
Last Post Ceremony
Each day the story of one of the fallen servicemen or women listed on the Roll of Honour is told at the Last Post Ceremony.
Traditionally on the 11th of November, the eulogy for the Unknown Australian Soldier is read. Remembrance Day 2021 will be the 28th anniversary since it was first delivered by then Prime Minister the Honourable Paul Keating.