AUSTRALIANS are encouraged to pause as a nation on Remembrance Day to remember the service and sacrifice of our fallen men and women who gave their lives in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations.

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Darren Chester is encouraging Australians to observe one minute of silent reflection this Wednesday 11 November, at 11am in memory of the sacrifice of our current and former service personnel.

“Remembrance Day is one of the most significant days of our year. It is a day where Australians can remember those who have lost their lives during war, and stand beside our service personnel and veterans and say thank you for your service and sacrifice,” Mr Chester said. Read more in the download