Australians recognise our fallen on Remembrance Day 2020

Department of Veterans' Affairs

IN the lead-up to Remembrance Day 2020, schools and community groups across the country are being provided with free resources to assist them in teaching our next generation about the importance of the day, as well as promoting its observance on 11 November.

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Darren Chester said Remembrance Day was one of the most significant days on our national calendar and the mail-out was just one way the Federal Government created an understanding and awareness in the community of the importance of commemorating all those who have died in service to the nation.

“More than 102,000 of those who have served our nation in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations have made the ultimate sacrifice and at the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month, the nation pauses for a minute of solemn and silent reflection to remember them,” Mr Chester said.

“To assist schools and community groups commemorate Remembrance Day in a dignified and respectful manner, the mail-out includes posters, educational activities and other resources that tell the story of our wartime history.

“I encourage all those in the community who are looking to

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