The Centenary of Anzac is a time to remember the sacrifice that has been made by so many for our country and to reflect on how that sacrifice has shaped us as a nation.
Our responses to many challenges, such as the storms that savaged parts of New South Wales this week, are indicative of the spirit – the legacy – that has grown from the actions of the first Anzacs at Gallipoli. Looking after your mates was a hallmark of the Anzac spirit and this spirit is in evidence everywhere in our community.
As we gather at commemorative services across New South Wales this Anzac Day, may we reflect on how we might continue to honour their sacrifice by building on the legacy they have left us.
Lest we forget.
In the morning, His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), Governor of New South Wales, accompanied by Mrs Linda Hurley, delivered an Address and officially opened the recreated Star Bed within the grounds of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, as part...