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Vietnam Veterans’ Day 2020
August 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmFREE
ATTN: Should you experience flu like symptoms or members of your immediate family or household experience fever and respiratory symptoms (including but not limited to cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, body aches or fatigue) please do not attend this event, you will be asked to leave.
WREATH-LAYING: Members of the public who wish to lay a wreath are required to register with the Cairns Sub Branch by close of business Friday 14th 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.
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
Veterans and their families are invited to remain at the Cenotaph after the service. The Spirit of ANZAC Art Competition winners will be announced at the Cenotaph from 5:30pm.
- The service will be conducted outdoors with seating and temporary shelter provided.
- Visitors should ensure they 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.