The Poona Community Progress Association, in March 2010 established a sub-committee to progress the development of an ANZAC War Memorial site in the town's precinct.
On 28 October 2011 the site was officially dedicated and consecrated. More pictures and information of the Dedication and Consecration Day ....
Each year on 25 April a commemorative ANZAC service is held to remember the fallen in all wars. This service is well attended with locals and now, many out of town visitors making the special trip to our town to attend the Poona Dawn Service. Many other events on the calendar are also commemorated during the year at the Memorial.
In 2014 to coincide with the 100 years of the start of WW1 a Lone Pine tree was planted and is an ongoing memory in respect of that theatre of war.
Our local Poona Craft Group are the custodians of the wreaths and do a marvellous job each year in helping prepare for the event and making the poppies that are distributed both before the day and at the Service.
Join us at 5.45 am on 25 April each year for the Dawn Service with the Service followed by a traditional Gunfire Breakfast.
This year, 2018 is rich in history and marks the end of the First World War
Lest We Forget