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Canberra’s modest commemoration of a great contribution

Garth-O'Connell-at-Dawn-ServiceAs if the bush setting on the slopes of Mount Ainslie wasn't already authentic enough, a big mob of kangaroos bounded past the clearing where we all (about 250 of us) were gathered for the Anzac Day Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Commemoration Ceremony.

We didn't see any echidnas but master of ceremonies, Garth O'Connell swore he'd seen one there one Anzac Day...


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