Event held on November 09

Celebrating Greta Army and Migrant Camp

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Event runs from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Daily, until 10/11/2019

About

They are celebrating the 80th Anniversary of The Greta Army Camp which was established in 1939 and operated until 1960. Come and join them for their two days of events to acknowledge and commemorate the sacrifice of those who served the nation fighting and defending the rights and freedoms of others. This is a joint celebration as it is also the 70th Anniversary of the Greta Migrant Camp, where quite a number of people fleeing war-torn Europe were housed after World War Two, in their quest for a new beginning. There will be flyovers of military aircraft, such as the C-130 Hercules – heavy lift aircraft, MRH-90 Taipan,  helicopters and Tiger Moths. The launch of the event with be a military parade featuring the Royal Australian Navy Band, Defence Force personnel, Veterans and dignitaries. Tickets through Sticky Tickets.