Anzac Day


Tomorrow is Anzac Day. Yesterday, in Anzac Square, Brisbane, up to 4000 students from primary schools and secondary schools around south-east Queensland attended the Anzac Commemoration Ceremony for Students. Elizabeth was lucky enough to be one of the 25 children chosen to represent her school and Mrs Bob volunteered to go along as one of [...]

Yes, it’s been a very short week here in Australia, in fact, a short fortnight. Last week we had Friday off for Easter, and of course this Monday as well. Today is another holiday, because today is Anzac Day. You should already know plenty about Anzac Day: Tomorrow is Anzac Day Not Just Easter Monday [...]

Anzac Day

In 2009, I wrote my first post about Anzac Day and it’s a good place to start for anyone who really doesn’t know what this day is about…. Anzac Day Explained. I have written about Anzac Day every year since; in 2010, probably my shortest post ever was called This Blog is Closed and 2011 [...]

Today is Anzac Day and as such, it’s a public holiday. If you don’t know what Anzac Day is, here is a very brief description. Anzacs are the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers or ‘diggers’ as they are more often called. Anzac Day is seen as a national day to commemorate all Anzac [...]

The date of Easter changes every year depending upon the position of the sun and the moon, or something like that. But here in Australia, April 25 is always Anzac Day. If you don’t know what that is, you can read my post about it from a couple of years ago. That post appeared here [...]


Just for today though. You see, yesterday, Sunday, was Anzac Day. Today, Monday, is Anzac Day Public Holiday. In a nutshell, it’s the Australia and New Zealand equivalent of Remembrance Sunday. But if you want a slightly better explanation, you can read last years post about Anzac Day here. I’ll be back tomorrow.

anzac day

Tomorrow, 25th April, is Anzac Day. Anzac day is a very special day in Australia. It is a national public holiday here and considered to be one of the most spiritual and solemn days of the year. Anzac is an acronym for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, whose soldiers are known as Anzacs. Image [...]