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Indigenous heirs of Beersheba Charge honoured

Eleven Indigenous participants of the Rona Tranby Trust’s Australian Light Horse Project, who participated in last October’s re-enactment of the Battle of Beersheba centenary commemoration, were honoured at a reception at Sydney’s Government House late last month.

Fighting fire with bravery

For Jewish firefighter Eddie Vaysbakh, receiving an Australian Group Bravery Citation at Government House on September 11 was a chance to reflect on a situation three years ago that had the potential to become Australia’s worst man-made disaster.