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Re-interment of Pte Miller Mack

After 98 years, Pte Miller Mack’s remains were re-interred at the Raukkan Cemetery on Friday 24th March.

He was given the honour of a full military re-burial which included gun carriage transport, three rifle volleys, soldiers carrying the coffin and the Last Post.

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The Story of Kokoda

This poem was written my Harrison McLeod of Brighton Secondary School, and originally performed at their March to Kokoda Concert.

See cause we've been put down
Every since they reached our ground
We taught them our ways
For countless days
But as soon as they knew enough
They decided to reveal their bluff

Friends we were no longer
And now they were here to warmonger
Our land and our place
Our culture they defaced

But when the war began
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NRW - Let’s take the next steps

Reconciliation Australia has released the theme for NRW 2017: Let’s Take the next Steps.

This year's poster is now available, and we encourage you to download, print and display it to help promote National Reconciliation Week 2017 to your students, colleagues and friends. Further updated resources will be available on the Reconciliation... Read More

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March to Kokoda Concert

The Reconciliation Trekkers have been working hard, slogging up hills and stairs, training each weekend to prepare for the September Kokoda Track Reconciliation Trek.

Students, teachers and schools have been asked to help fundraise to support the group’s journey to Papua New Guinea. The trekkers from Brighton Secondary College, Harry, Alex, David and Caitlyn will be holding the March to Kokoda Concert as their major fundraising event.

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Private Miller Mack Returns to Country

Almost a century after he was buried in an unmarked pauper’s grave in Adelaide, Private Miller Mack will be returned to his home at Raukkan. His original gravesite is only metres away from the formal AIF cemetery and his fellow servicemen at West Terrace.

Pte. Mack will be reinterred on his country on Friday 24th March. His descendants and the Aboriginal Veterans SA (AVSA) especially want to invite the Aboriginal community and Aboriginal Veterans to attend this overdue recognition... Read More

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