With this Sunday marking 100 years since the end of World War I, communities around the region will be stopping to honour our servicepeople past and present.
These are just a few of the day’s events you can attend around the Riverina.
- In Wagga
Residents will line Baylis Street on Sunday morning for a special parade to mark the centenary of the Armistice. A lone piper will lead the parade from 10am, with members of the Light Horse Troupe and Wagga RSL Sub-Branch members following. Residents should arrive at the corner of Baylis and Morgan streets by 9:30am. Then, at 5pm, a piper will play The Battle’s O’er, which was written 100 years ago when the Armistice was signed, at the Memorial entrance of the RSL Club.
- In Temora
The Temora Aviation Museum will host a special Remembrance Day Aircraft Showcase featuring impressive ex-military aircraft. The day will kick off at 10am, with a minute silence following at 11am. Tickets range from $15 for children to $25 for adults.
- In Junee
The day will begin with an Ecumenical service at 9:30am and a ceremony at the cenotaph on Broadway at 10:30am. The Ex-Services Club will host lunch at 12:30pm. The Athenium will put on a special concert from 3pm followed by a screening of The Light Horsemen at 6:30pm.
- In Coolamon
A ceremony will begin at 10:30am at the cenotaph on Cowabbie Street, which has been covered in hundreds of red poppies hand-made by the local community. The ceremony is expected to go until midday.
- In Narrandera
Narrandera will also hold a special centenary ceremony in the Memorial Gardens, with residents encouraged to arrive before the 11am start.