Call to arms to light up dawn in Isaac

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Residents across the Isaac region will honour and remember the sacrifices made during at-home vigils this ANZAC Day.


Residents across the Isaac region will honour and remember the sacrifices made during at-home vigils this ANZAC Day.

Take the pledge to light up the dawn with RSL Queensland who are encouraging residents to stand in their driveway, the balcony or in the living room from 6am this Saturday 25 April.

Public commemorations, including marches and dawn services will not be proceeding this year in accordance with state and federal governments directives relating to social gatherings.

Isaac Regional Council Mayor Anne Baker said the five qualities of the ANZAC spirit are courage, endurance, humour, ingenuity and mateship.

“The sobering reality for everyone on Anzac Day comes when we pause to remember the ultimate sacrifice made by so many to keep Australia safe,” Mayor Baker said.

“Even though marches and ceremonies across Australia are cancelled, we can still commemorate together at home with our loved ones, reflecting on the sacrifices made by so many brave men and women.

“We praise RSL Queensland for this beautiful and genuine concept by asking people to gather at the end of their driveway, their balcony or window and in place of going to a dawn or march service.

“Don’t forget to share your photos and videos with the hashtags #ANZACspirit #lightupthedawn #ourisaac #lestweforget so we can record this unprecedented moment in Isaac together.

“When you pause this ANZAC Day at home with your family, remember not only the brave souls who made the ultimate sacrifice but reflect upon the families and loved ones left behind during times of war and conflict.

Visit rslqld.org/en/news/latest-news/light-up-the-dawn to make the pledge and to find a full list of participating stations, who will be broadcasting commemorative services, closer to Anzac Day.

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