The Returned and Services League of Australia (New South Wales Branch)
Ballina RSL Sub Branch
The Price Of Liberty is Eternal Vigilance

Commemorative Events

The Ballina 2020 Vietnam Veterans Day programme remains under review due to Coronavirus COVID-19

Vietnam Veterans Day will be commemorated in Ballina with a Commemoration Service and Wreath Laying Ceremony on Tuesday 18th August 2020

The service will be held at the RSL Memorial in Memorial Park opposite the RSL Club in Grant Street Ballina commencing at 11:00am.

Following the service, lunch will be available in the Ballina RSL Club, Spinnakers Function room for Ballina RSL sub-Branch members, serving personnel and other ex-service members, together with their spouse or partner.

Bookings for lunch are required; contact the sub-Branch office on 02 6686 0133 or email [email protected]

THE BALLINA ANZAC DAY

  • DAWN SERVICE & BREAKFAST,
  • PILGRIMAGE TO THE CEMETARY,
  • RIVER STREET MARCH,
  • COMMEMORATION SERVICE & WREATH LAYING CEREMONY and LUNCH,
  • St ANDREWS NURSING HOME and BALLINA RSL LIFECARE KOKODA VILLAGE VISITS      ARE ALL CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS COVID-1

       ANZAC DAY 2020 IS NOT CANCELLED

       25th APRIL WILL ALWAYS BE COMMEMORATED AS ANZAC DAY WHEREVER WE ARE

 

THE RETURNED & SERVICES LEAGUE OF AUSTRALIA

BALLINA SUB-BRANCH

A Paradise Partner of Ballina Community Radio, Paradise FM 101.9

 

ANZAC DAY 2020

Saturday 25th April

In cooperation with and broadcast by Paradise FM 101.9

 

TIMETABLE

05:55am FALL IN (On your driveway or front of your residence)

  • Tune your radio to FM 101.9 (PARADISE FM 101.9)

HOLDING A LIGHTED CANDLE or FLOWER of TRIBUTE.

You could place your personal wreath on your front door as some do for Christmas time

 

06:00am REVEILLE (Ballina Fire Station siren sounds)

 

  • DAWN SERVICE (Abridged) (Paradise FM 101.9)

 

  • ODE - LAST POST - ONE MINUTE SILENCE - REVEILLE

 

 

11:30am COMMEMORATION SERVICE & WREATH LAYING CEREMONY (Abridged)

Tune your radio to PARADISE FM 101.9

 

  • PROLOGUE, Ballina RSL Sub-Branch President, Dick Wills BEM

 

  • HYMN, " Abide With Me"

 

  • PRAYERS, Fr. Richard Brown, Anglical Parish of Ballina, Ballina RSL Sub-Branch member

 

  • LAMENT, Place you Wreath, Flower or Tribute in Memory of those who Died and those who Served.    "We will Remember Them"

 

  • ODE - LAST POST - ONE MINUTE SILENCE - ROUSE

 

  • DEFENCE VETERANS COVENANT Cr. David wright, Mayor Ballina Shire Council

 

  • NATIONAL ANTHEM OF NEW ZEALAND

 

  • NATIONAL ANTHEM OF AUSTRALIA

 

  • LORDS PRAYER & BENEDICTION, Fr Richard Brown

 

Close of Service

Paradise FM 101.9 will play 1 hour of music and songs selected from eras of wars and conflicts

 

           "LEST   WE   FORGET"

Anzac 2020 Live is a facebook page which anyone can share and join.

Become part of the group and post your own tribute or comment.

 

Anzac 2020 Live will be broadcasting a Special Anzac Day Service.

Live from 05:30am on Saturday 25th April 2020.

This service can be replayed anytime later from ANZAC 2020 LIVE

 

Mayor Ballina Shire Council invitation to watch ANZAC 2020 LIVE Cr. David Wright, Mayor Ballina Shire Council

The Australian War Memorial will go ahead with a private, nationally televised Anzac Day commemorative service on 25 April 2020. The traditional Dawn Service, National Ceremony and veterans’ march will not take place.

This revised ceremony will be held in the Commemorative Area and Hall of Memory of the Memorial at 5.30 am on Anzac Day.

Click on this link to read the latest information from the Australian War Memorial website Australian War Memorial

Ballina RSL War Memorial Hall 2017

1 Grant Street Ballina NSW 2478

Telephone:

Office Telephone: 02 66860133

Email:

Email: [email protected]

Contact Us: Contact Us

Postal Address:

PO Box 378 Ballina NSW 2478

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