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70th Anniversary of Bombing of Darwin - Commemoration at Darwin Cenotaph

Arrival of Governor General and Darwin Mayor, 19 February 2012 Commemorative event at Darwin Cenotaph
Arrival of Governor General and Darwin Mayor, 19 February 2012 Commemorative event at Darwin Cenotaph
Floral tributes at Darwin Cenotaph, 19 February 2012
Floral tributes at Darwin Cenotaph, 19 February 2012
Re-enactment of attack, 19 February 2012 Commemorative Event at Darwin Cenotaph
Re-enactment of attack, 19 February 2012 Commemorative Event at Darwin Cenotaph
Re-enactment of bombing of Darwin, Darwin Cenotaph 19 February 2012
Re-enactment of bombing of Darwin, Darwin Cenotaph 19 February 2012
Veterans in front of the Frontline Australia 1942 screen, Darwin Cenotaph 19 February 2012
Veterans in front of the Frontline Australia 1942 screen, Darwin Cenotaph 19 February 2012
Veterans in front of Darwin Cenotaph, 19 February 2012
Veterans in front of Darwin Cenotaph, 19 February 2012
Standing guard at the Darwin Cenotaph, 19 February 2012
Standing guard at the Darwin Cenotaph, 19 February 2012
Panorama of guests and dias at Commemorative event at Darwin Cenotaph 19 February 2012
Panorama of guests and dias at Commemorative event at Darwin Cenotaph 19 February 2012

Commemorative events

Every year, on 19 February, survivors and their families come together in Darwin to remember the events of the first Bombing of Darwin. The City of Darwin manages the commemorative service at the Darwin Cenotaph starting from 9.30am.  For more information on City of Darwin activities relating to the commemoration of the Bombing of Darwin go to the Frontline Australia website.