In the Service of Others: For Valour and Gallantry

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In the Service of Others collection official launch

17 April 2013. The In the Service of Others collection was officially launched by Chief of Army, Lieutenant General David Morrison AO, at the Australian War Memorial.

View a video of the launch here.

View photographs of the launch here.

Australian War Memorial Last Post Ceremony

The Australian War Memorial began a new format of its daily Last Post closing ceremony on 17 April 2013. At each closing ceremony the story of one of the 102,000 Australians who have given their lives in war and other operations over more than a century.

Australia's 4 living Victoria Cross recipients and sole surviving George cross recipent, as well as the only living New Zealand Victoria Cross recipient were in attendance for the inaugral ceremony.

View a video of the ceremony here.

View photographs of the ceremony here.

Trans-Tasman Rugby League Test Match Charity Dinner

In the lead up to the Trans-Tasman Rugby League Test Match in Canberra on 19 April 2013, the Canberra Raiders hosted a charity dinner in the Great Hall at Parliment House, which rasied over $25,000 for Soldier On.

The Australian and New Zealand teams attended with Australia's and New Zealand’s Victoria Cross and George Cross recipients as Special Guests.

View photographs from the dinner here.