November 9 to November 12 2018
The 62,000 Poppy Project is to be exhibited in the gardens of Kings Park from the 9th to the 12th of November 2018. The 62,000 poppies represent the Australians killed in WWI and will be displayed on Aspect Lawn.
Remembrance Day – November 11 2018
0900 | 3 Battery, 9th Regiment, Royal Australian Regiment will be conducting a Military Gun Salute in Kings Park. The guns will be fired from 0900 and every half an hour until seconds before the 11th hour to symbolise when the guns fell silent.
1100 | The annual Commemorative Service will take place at the State War Memorial in Kings Park.
This service will be attended by dignitaries, representatives from Ex-Service Organisations, Cadets, and schoolchildren. Music provided by Churchland Senior High School. All are welcome to attend.
1111 | 100 Buglers will be positioned throughout the Perth CBD to sound The Last Post as one.
1230 | To celebrate the end of WWI, RSLWA will be holding a Centenary of Armistice Community Picnic in the gardens of Government House. This event is free to veterans, their families and the general public. The picnic will be supported by community organisations such as Foodbank WA and Rotary.