Minister to join youth vigil for Anzac Day
Ms Bettison will join about 300 young people who will stand guard at the inner city memorial overnight as well as other memorials in regional centres as part of a growing local tradition.
Among those taking part are cadet volunteers with the Country Fire Service (CFS) and the State Emergency Service.
“These popular youth vigils a replica watches uk llow young people in our community from a range of backgrounds to experience how the Anzac tradition belongs to us all, no matter our age or cultural heritage,” Ms Bettison said on Thursday.
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CFS chief officer Greg Nettleton said the youth vigils demonstrated the high regard held for the extraordinary sacrifice mad replica watches uk e by service men and women in previous conflicts.
“The Anzac legacy represents a critical part of Australia’s identity and so it is important that our cadets are involved and reflect on this day of remembrance,” he said.
Acting Premier John Rau said Anzac day was the key opportunity to pay respect to those currently serving in the military as well as those who served previously.