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How you can say 'thank you' on Remembrance Day

Our lives would be very different if it wasn't for our service men and women. Each year, at 11am on November 11th, Australians pause for one minute's silence in memory of all those who have died in wars, conflicts and peace operations around the world.

November 9, 2023

2023 Perth Remembrance Day Service

RSLWA’s official Remembrance Day service takes place each year at the State War Memorial in Kings Park on November 11th. At 11am, buglers sound The Last Post from various CBD intersections synchronised with the Kings Park bugler.

This event commemorates the end of the first modern world conflict that occurred on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918.

Order of Proceedings

  • 10.30am – Arrival of Catafalque Party

  • Prayer of Remembrance

  • Recital Flanders Field

  • Remembrance Day Address – The Governor of Western Australia.

  • Wreath Laying Ceremony

The Ode

Read by RSLWA State President.

They shall grow not old; as we that are left grow old

Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn

At the going down of the sun, and in the morning

We will remember them

11.00am – Last Post
One Minute Silence
RAAF Fly Past


Lest We Forget

The Rouse
National Anthem
Catafalque Part Dismounts
Departure of Official Party

Watch the National Ceremony

The National Ceremony which takes place at the Australian War Memorial will also be broadcast live on ABC TV and ABC iView.

For more information, visit: RSLWA 

Sources: RSLWA &

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