GALLIPOLI CENTENARY PEACE CAMPAIGN ANZAC DAY REFLECTION

Richardson’s Lookout, Marrickville Peace Park, cnr Richards Ave & Holt Cres
Join us to: Respect victims of war including those who died in battle, those who were maimed physically and psychologically, along with those who suffered on the home front during WW1 and in other wars; Acknowledge those who opposed conscription and war in the past; Call for official recognition of the Frontier Wars and the impact they had on indigenous dispossession; Reflect on the myth-making associated with the Anzac legend; Consider the prospects of developing an independent foreign policy and a culture of peace at home together with a commitment to collective security internationally. Speakers: John Butcher (GCPC Convener); Jennifer Newman (Wiradjuri woman and Vice-President of the Cooks River Valley Association) who will provide an Acknowledgement of Country and speak about the Frontier Wars. Other contributions from participants welcome.
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Start date 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 10:30
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