As the Ode to the Fallen was read, I realised that war is a lonely business. Not just for Australian troops but for their allies and enemies.
ANZAC Day, and everything it represents, touches the Australian cultural identity. The ANZAC spirit is alive and well in ’those that serve’ all across Australia.
A day of shared reflection and remembrance of those who have served, in any capacity – especially the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for the democracy and quality of life Australians enjoy today.
ANZAC Day is, for me, a day of contrasts – total silence at the Dawn Service and then the deafening roar of the 90,000-strong crowd after the National Anthem at…
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