The Last Post
The meaning and origins of The Last Post, including a sample recording which you can listen to.
Discussion of some history and significance of wreath laying.
The origins and significance of The Ode, including full text of the poem For The Fallen by Laurence Binyon from which The Ode comes.
Poppies for Remembrance
Discussion of the significance of poppies as a symbol of war, including Lieut-Col. John McCrae M.D.'s poem, In Flanders Fields
- A facsimile of an autograph copy of the poem
Rosemary for Remembrance
Discussion of the significance of rosemary as a symbol of remembrance.
Discussion of the history and significance of Anzac Day and Remembrance Day.
- Armistice Fatalities: Australian service personnel who died on 11 November 1918
- Remembrance Day Service 2001 - Balmain (PDF)
The State Funeral
Description of the traditions of the State Funeral, with a discussion of gun carriages, liturgical aspects, music and flags.
- Policy and Procedures (PDF)
- Sir Arthur (Roden) Cutler VC AK KCMG KCVO CBE
- Air Marshall Sir James Anthony Rowland AC KBE DFC AFC
- Rear Admiral Sir David Martin KCMG AO
- Albert Edward (Ted) Matthews
- Charles (Charlie) Mance