Remembrance


Days and events of remembrance in Melbourne..

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View Event: Remembrance Day 2019
Remembrance Day 2019
St Kilda Road Melbourne
➲ When: 11th of November 2019
11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month 11am - Monday 11th November 2019 Remembering 101 years ago.. Every year, on 11 November at 11 am - the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the ele ..

View Event: HMAS Goorangai | Commemoration Service 2018
HMAS Goorangai | Commemoration Service 2018
Hesse St Queenscliff
➲ When: 18th of November 2018
Sunday 18th November 2018 | The HMAS Goorangai Commemoration Service is held each year on the Sunday nearest to the anniversary. This annual service commemorates the sinking of the Minesweeper HMAS ..

View Event: Long Tan Day | Vietnam Veterans' Day 2019
Long Tan Day | Vietnam Veterans' Day 2019
Shrine of Remembrance Melbourne
➲ When: 18th of August 2019
Also known as Long Tan Day, Vietnam Veterans' Day falls on 18 August each year. The Vietnam War was Australia's longest military engagement of the 20th century. Almost 60,000 Australians fought in ..

View Event: Longford Gas Plant Explosion | 1998
Longford Gas Plant Explosion | 1998
Longford gas plant Longford
➲ When: 25th of September 2019
Longford gas plant workers remembered from deadly explosion The Longford gas explosion on 25 September 1998 killed Peter Wilson and John Lowery. Eight workers were injured and the disaster left ..

View Event: Mount Dandenong Plane Crash | 1938
Mount Dandenong Plane Crash | 1938
Mount Dandenong
➲ When: 25th of October 2019
On Tuesday 25th October 1938, an Australian National Airways Douglas DC-2 airplane crashed into the Dandenong Ranges killing all 18 passengers on board. The Kyeema airline plane flying from Adelaid ..

View Event: Mt Macedon ANZAC Day Dawn Service 2019
Mt Macedon ANZAC Day Dawn Service 2019
Mount Macedon
➲ When: 25th of April 2019
The Mt Macedon ANZAC Day Dawn Service is one of the largest dawn services of remembrance held in Victoria. Its purpose is to recognise our servicemen and servicewomen: To honour their sacrifice ..

View Event: National Sorry Day 2019
National Sorry Day 2019
Melbourne
➲ When: 26th of May 2019
Sunday 26th May 2019 Each year we encourage all schools, community groups and workplaces to hold events in their local areas to commemorate National Sorry Day. National Sorry Day is an Australi ..

View Event: Police Blue Ribbon Day 2019
Police Blue Ribbon Day 2019
Melbourne
➲ When: 29th of September 2019
Sunday 29th September 2019 | The Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation perpetuates the memory of members of the Victoria Police killed in the line of duty through the support of worthwhile community ..

View Event: Remembrance Ash Wednesday | 1983
Remembrance Ash Wednesday | 1983
Melbourne
➲ When: 16th of February 2019
Each year we remember Ash Wednesday, the day on Wednesday 16th February in 1983 when fire claimed 47 human lives in Victoria and destroyed countless homes. Years of severe drought and extreme weath ..

View Event: Remembrance Black Friday | 1939-2019
Remembrance Black Friday | 1939-2019
Melbourne
➲ When: 13th of January 2019
The fires that ravaged Victoria on Friday 13th January 1939 are considered one of the worst natural bushfires in the world. Almost 20,000 km (4,942,000 acres, 2,000,000 ha) of land was burnt, 71 p ..

View Event: Remembrance Black Saturday | 2009
Remembrance Black Saturday | 2009
Marysville
➲ When: 7th of February 2019
Each year we remember the horrific day on Saturday 7th February 2009 when fire claimed 173 human lives and destroyed over 2,000 homes. The Black Saturday fires were responsible for 5,000 injured pe ..

View Event: Remembrance Services @ The Shrine
Remembrance Services @ The Shrine
Shrine of Remembrance Melbourne
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Remembrance Services held at the Shrine of Remembrance. Remembrance Services on a Sunday, honour all units no longer able to make the pilgrimage to the Shrine. Monthly weekday memorial services ..

View Event: Victims of the Holocaust Day 2019
Victims of the Holocaust Day 2019
Melbourne
➲ When: 27th of January 2019
27 January | International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust Organisation: United Nations Celebrated on the day that the Auschwitz death camp was liberated in 1945, ..

View Event: Victoria Day 2019
Victoria Day 2019
Melbourne
➲ When: 1st of July 2019
Victoria Day is held on the 1st of July each year We celebrate the Anniversary of the Separation of Victoria and New South Wales which occurred on 1 July 1851. On that day, Victoria achieved ..

View Event: West Gate Bridge Disaster | 1970
West Gate Bridge Disaster | 1970
Spotswood
➲ When: 15th of October 2019
Just before lunch on Thursday 15th October 1970, the West Gate Bridge suddenly groaned. An eerie pinging noise filled the air. A storm of rust flakes peeled off weathered steel. The girders started to ..






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