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August 18, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War began in 1962 with the arrival of the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV) in South Vietnam. Almost 60,000 Australians, including Army, Navy and Air Force personnel, served in Vietnam; 521 died as a result of the war and over 3,000 were wounded.

WHEN: 5:00 PM, Thursday,  18 August 2022
WHERE: Cairns Cenotaph, Esplanade, Cairns

WREATH-LAYING: Members of the public who wish to lay a wreath are required to register with the Cairns RSL Sub Branch by close of business Monday, 15 August. Any members who are not registered and wish to lay a wreath will have the opportunity to do so at the conclusion of the service.  To register to lay a wreath please email details to marketing@crslsb.org.au or call Lucy – 0401 822 051

Members of the public who are laying a wreath are to supply their own and it is their responsibility to carry it with them. There are no facilities or arrangements for storage or transport of personal wreaths at the service


  • The service will be conducted outdoors with seating and temporary shelter provided.
  • Visitors should ensure they are appropriately equipped with hats, water bottles, and sunscreen.
  • Limited medical support is provided at the commemoration. Attendees that have medical conditions should come prepared.
  • Seating at the commemorative service is not allocated or reserved and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.





August 18, 2022
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Cairns RSL Sub Branch
(07) 4249 3030


Cairns Cenotaph
Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia + Google Map
074249 3030