More than any other force in Australian history it was unifying. Right or wrong there are countless markers of the Australian identity that were forged during this time in history. Mateship, the laconic she’ll be right mate attitude, championing the struggle of the underdog against insurmountable odds, community, ingenuity, the Australian sense of humour and, of course, our fighting spirit.
War memorials are shrines to those we have lost who gave their lives for their countrymen and the ideals for which they embraced. Places of sombre reflection.Read More