Centenary of Anzac tickets still available

Latrobe Valley residents are being urged to get in quick to secure their tickets to next week’s Morwell Centenary of Anzac Concert.

The concert is being held at Kernot Hall on Wednesday, 28 June from 7.30pm and will feature the highly acclaimed Victoria Police Pipe Band.

The Royal Australian Navy Concert Band, which played at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo will also perform at the event.

Music from well-known movies such as Frozen and The Sound of Music will take centre stage with a number of contemporary top 40 hits and music from the Anzac-era likely to be played.

The event marks a century since key battles on the Western Front and in Palestine which helped bring about victory for the Allies.

Victoria Police chaplains Father John Dyer and Father Peter Bickley will bless the concert at the start of the evening.

State RSL president Robert Webster will talk about the organisation and how it assists current and former service personnel and reflect on the centenary of Anzac.

Latrobe City mayor Kellie O’Callaghan will also speak.

Money raised from the ticket sales will go towards covering the expenses of the concert.

Tickets are $6 and can be purchased from RSL clubs from Warragul to Sale, the Latrobe Valley Express, 21 George Street Morwell, or by phoning Thomas Quinn on 0417 567 291.