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A soldier stands to attention during the Anzac Day dawn service at Torquay in Victoria.

Brothers on the Western Front. "

If at the start we needed a national legend, now, Anzac Day has become

Gunditjmara man Reg Saunders surrounded by his mates of the 2/7th Battalion, in

"Mung lost his battle with PTSD four months ago; he will be in our thoughts this Anzac Day."

People wrapped in blankets watch the Anzac Day dawn service at Gallipoli.

One hundred people take part in alternate march

Anzac Day March in Sydney

"David ...

Crowds at the Anzac Day.

An elderly women holds up defence service medals, both her own and her husbands.

Australian family members wait for the Anzac Day ceremonies to start at the military cemetery of

"A true blue mate that showed this yank what Anzac Day is all about."

ABC's Australia Wide presenter Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Delany College students at Lone Pine service

Soldiers march down King William Road for ANZAC Day

Here's what happened:

Anzac Day 2015 Photo: Corporal Phillip Thompson, 10th Light Horse Troop, stands to attention as wreaths are laid at an Albany war memorial in WA. (ABC News: ...

Anzac Day: WWII veteran John Hingley to march in first parade with medals received last year

Glen Wells at the Gallipoli to Armistice Military Memorial in Maryborough, Queensland.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the Anzac Day dawn service in Canberra.

Cecil Grant with his comrades serving in the Middle East during World War II

Turkish soldiers at Canakkale

People march in Perth for Anzac Day

A crowd of people gathered in Martin Place. Military figures are addressing the crowd from

People gather on Newcastle's Memorial Walk for an Anzac sunset ceremony on April 22nd 2016.

Anzac ceremony Brisbane Thursday 23 April 2015

Shaun Jenkins

Aerial image of the Shrine of Remembrance

"Captain Jacka brought home Australia's first WWI Victoria Cross."

A sign on a wall with scrawling graffiti over it

Robert Cruikshank playing his bagpipes.

... clashes with Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie over Sharia Law and Islam, telling Lambie: 'You don't know anything about my religion'. CREDIT: Q&A/ABC

It's clear now that Anzac Day has grown to become our most important commemorative ...

Yassmin Abdel-Magied's ABC TV show, Australia Wide axed after Anzac Day controversy

Woolworths: Fresh in Our Memories Anzac campaign

Anzac Day John Haines at dawn service in Sydney

Sydney ANZAC day protester posts video to Facebook1:26

New Guinea veteran at Melbourne Anzac Day event. "

War Memorial up-ends tradition, commissions critical look at Anzac legend from Turkish artist - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Yassmin Abdel-Magied's ABC TV show, Australia Wide axed after Anzac Day controversy

Sean Martin

Jarrad Irvine and his father Phil at the dawn service in Gallipoli. Jarrad served in

An Australian woman cries while watching the dawn service at Gallipoli.

Anzac Day: thousands turn out for remembrance marches. Australians ...

Two-up is thought to be even older than World War I and the Anzac

Anzac Day march in the Brisbane

Patrons play Two-up at the Australian Hotel in The Rocks, Sydney on ANZAC

Dr Victoria Haskins

Photo of man smoking pipe with hands in his pockets and a horse in the background

Helen Coleman seated at the piano

Sculptor Carl Valerius touching his statue of WW1 war horse Bill the Bastard

Photo: Wartime performer Phyl Skinner danced with famed US entertainer Bob Hope. (ABC News: Simon Royal). This Anzac Day ...

WWII veteran Milton Fairclough wearing his medals

"The first Anzac Day."

Australian stretcher bearers at Pozieres

Anzac Day, Defence Force, Military Personnel, Lest We Forget, Remembrance Day, Digger, Wwi, Special Ops, World War

Photo by Charles Bean of soldiers at Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey. 1915.

Polish contingent in the Hobart Anzac Day march 2016

The many faces of Anzac Day: how grief became a national rallying point | News | The Guardian

"He was killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme."

Australian war veteran John Moyle

Kevin Sheedy receives a certificate commemorating his Legend status in front of a giant screen showing

Image: Is Anzac Day beyond debate? (Getty Images/AFP/PHILIPPE HUGUEN ) Link to larger image.

Is Anzac Day relevant to kids? That depends on how it's taught

"Why do you think it's important we remember the Anzacs?" "They made so many sacrifices for us and our country would not be anything like it is today if ...

Part of the crowd look on at the Brisbane Anzac Day memorial service.

Rat of Tobruk Harry Lock

"An Australian Maori Anzac."

... Scouts march in the Anzac Day parade in West Leederville

Photo: Anzac Day has been captured for the exclusive use of the Collingwood and Essendon football clubs. (Mark Dadswell: Getty Images)

ABC: ANZAC Day 2017 coverage

A man holds a photo of an unknown World War I soldier, who is missing

Dawn Service in Brisbane

ANZAC Day – 25 April

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... A crowd of about 15,000 people turn out for Adelaide's ANZAC Day

Diggers

What Is ANZAC Day? ANZAC Day History & Facts For Kids, Families & Schools - BY ETRAFFIC - YouTube

Portrait of man in military uniform with hat tilted at rakish angle

Arthur Anthony Flint, Tasmanian veteran of WWI.

"A true Australian soldier."

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Giant poppy Anzac Day

Australian soldiers at Gallipoli

ANZACs in the front line trenches during WWI

Australian nurses and patients at the Auxiliary Hospital Unit in Antwerp during the first world war. Australian War Memorial

Stewart Sherman looks down the camera standing in front of a brick wall.

Minister for Veterans' Affairs Stuart Robert during Question Time at Parliament House

Why does Gallipoli mean so much? - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

A woman in a red dress and blazer wears defence service medals

"One of the first Australians to die in WWI."

Anzac Day

It's April 26, the day after a national public holiday, which I guess means we're about due for another enormous debate about Australian Values™.

Soldiers on beach at Anzac Cove in Gallipoli in 1915

Anzac Day 20170:47

A soldier stands to attention during the Anzac Day dawn service at Torquay in Victoria.

Brothers on the Western Front. "

If at the start we needed a national legend, now, Anzac Day has become

Gunditjmara man Reg Saunders surrounded by his mates of the 2/7th Battalion, in

Anzac Day March in Sydney

People wrapped in blankets watch the Anzac Day dawn service at Gallipoli.

"Mung lost his battle with PTSD four months ago; he will be in our thoughts this Anzac Day."

Robert Cruikshank playing his bagpipes.

Crowds at the Anzac Day.

"David ...

Here's what happened:

Australian family members wait for the Anzac Day ceremonies to start at the military cemetery of

ABC's Australia Wide presenter Yassmin Abdel-Magied

One hundred people take part in alternate march

"A true blue mate that showed this yank what Anzac Day is all about."

Soldiers march down King William Road for ANZAC Day

Anzac Day march in the Brisbane

... Currumbin RSL Dawn Service

An elderly women holds up defence service medals, both her own and her husbands.

Delany College students at Lone Pine service

It's clear now that Anzac Day has grown to become our most important commemorative ...

A crowd of people gathered in Martin Place. Military figures are addressing the crowd from

People march in Perth for Anzac Day

Anzac Day: WWII veteran John Hingley to march in first parade with medals received last year

Cecil Grant with his comrades serving in the Middle East during World War II

Anzac ceremony Brisbane Thursday 23 April 2015

Anzac Day 2015 Photo: Corporal Phillip Thompson, 10th Light Horse Troop, stands to attention as wreaths are laid at an Albany war memorial in WA. (ABC News: ...

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the Anzac Day dawn service in Canberra.

Albert Jacka: the 'Australian Achilles' whose bravery saw him awarded the country's first Victoria Cross of the war - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting ...

Turkish soldiers at Canakkale

People gather on Newcastle's Memorial Walk for an Anzac sunset ceremony on April 22nd 2016.

Shaun Jenkins

Helen Coleman seated at the piano

Anzac Day John Haines at dawn service in Sydney

Sydney ANZAC day protester posts video to Facebook1:26

Sean Martin

War Memorial up-ends tradition, commissions critical look at Anzac legend from Turkish artist - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

New Guinea veteran at Melbourne Anzac Day event. "

Two-up is thought to be even older than World War I and the Anzac

Jarrad Irvine and his father Phil at the dawn service in Gallipoli. Jarrad served in

Glen Wells at the Gallipoli to Armistice Military Memorial in Maryborough, Queensland.

Anzac Day: thousands turn out for remembrance marches. Australians ...

A sign on a wall with scrawling graffiti over it

An Australian woman cries while watching the dawn service at Gallipoli.

Poppies are laid on Darwin's War Memorial during the dawn service.

Aerial image of the Shrine of Remembrance

... Scouts march in the Anzac Day parade in West Leederville

Australian stretcher bearers at Pozieres

Dr Victoria Haskins

Photo of man smoking pipe with hands in his pockets and a horse in the background

Patrons play Two-up at the Australian Hotel in The Rocks, Sydney on ANZAC

Photo by Charles Bean of soldiers at Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey. 1915.

Part of the crowd look on at the Brisbane Anzac Day memorial service.

Sculptor Carl Valerius touching his statue of WW1 war horse Bill the Bastard

The many faces of Anzac Day: how grief became a national rallying point | News | The Guardian

"The first Anzac Day."

Photo: Wartime performer Phyl Skinner danced with famed US entertainer Bob Hope. (ABC News: Simon Royal). This Anzac Day ...

Image: Is Anzac Day beyond debate? (Getty Images/AFP/PHILIPPE HUGUEN ) Link to larger image.

Kevin Sheedy receives a certificate commemorating his Legend status in front of a giant screen showing

Anzac Day, Defence Force, Military Personnel, Lest We Forget, Remembrance Day, Digger, Wwi, Special Ops, World War

WWII veteran Milton Fairclough wearing his medals

"An Australian Maori Anzac."

Polish contingent in the Hobart Anzac Day march 2016

A man holds a photo of an unknown World War I soldier, who is missing

Rat of Tobruk Harry Lock

Australian war veteran John Moyle

Photo: Anzac Day has been captured for the exclusive use of the Collingwood and Essendon football clubs. (Mark Dadswell: Getty Images)

ABC: ANZAC Day 2017 coverage

Dawn Service in Brisbane

ANZAC Day – 25 April

Giant poppy Anzac Day

Diggers

"Why do you think it's important we remember the Anzacs?" "They made so many sacrifices for us and our country would not be anything like it is today if ...

Image 4 of 27; Parade through Darwin

... Faces bathed in candlelight at the Canberra Anzac Day dawn service

ANZACs in the front line trenches during WWI

Australian nurses and patients at the Auxiliary Hospital Unit in Antwerp during the first world war. Australian War Memorial

Woolworths: Fresh in Our Memories Anzac campaign

... Anzac Day in Melbourne

... A crowd of about 15,000 people turn out for Adelaide's ANZAC Day

Why does Gallipoli mean so much? - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Minister for Veterans' Affairs Stuart Robert during Question Time at Parliament House

Australian soldiers at Gallipoli

Troops march by Westminster Abbey and Big Ben in 1916.

Australians at Lone Pine for Anzac commemorations

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Anzac Day

Australian troops going into action across Plugge's Plateau, 25 April 1915. (Australian War

It's April 26, the day after a national public holiday, which I guess means we're about due for another enormous debate about Australian Values™.

Portrait of man in military uniform with hat tilted at rakish angle

Soldiers on beach at Anzac Cove in Gallipoli in 1915

Anzac Day 20170:47

... Perth Anzac day march

Portrait of young soldier wearing medals, including Victoria Cross

Soldiers stand guard at Anzac Cove.

Stewart Sherman looks down the camera standing in front of a brick wall.