Anzacs honoured

Our Anzacs were honoured at services across the region on Anzac Day. Community members turning out in force to show their respects after Covid-19 forced the cancellation of public services in 2020. Whilst morning teas and gunfire breakfasts did not go ahead locals were pleased to be able to once again attend local services.

Community members including RSL president John Whiddon and Mayor Tony Cordy lay wreaths.
Local Scouts form the catafalque party around the cenotaph.
Castlemaine Secondary College school captains and staff paid their respects.
SES and other community members wait to lay tributes.
A good crowd turned out at Chewton Soldiers Memorial Park.
Local school children shared some readings.
Chewton community members lay tributes.

Lisa Dennis
Editor of the Castlemaine Mail newspaper and senior journalist on our sister paper the Midland Express. Over the last 24 years Lisa been proudly reporting news in the Mount Alexander and Macedon Ranges communities.