Category Archives: Making Headlines

Battle of Polygon Wood Centenary Commemorations

Interview with Aaron Pegram For those of you who travelled with us to commemorate the 3rd Battle of Ypres Centenary, we would like to welcome you home and thank you so much for making it such a wonderful trip. Whilst [ˇK]

Battle of Fromelles & Pozieres Centenary Services

Thousands attend Pheasant Wood and VC Corner Cemetery Thousands of people attended two major commemorations in France over the past week to mark the centenary of the Battle of Fromelles and the Battle of Pozieres. The July 19-20, 1916, offensive of [ˇK]

888,246 Poppies on the Wall

Tower of London Commemorates WW1 The First World War claimed the lives of over 16 million people, involved over 100 countries from Africa, America, Asia, Australasia and Europe and had an impact on the lives of everyone in every town [ˇK]

Gallipoli Centenary

Should be to educate, not celebrate The Australian War Memorial’s top historian and Boronia Travel Centre battlefield guide, Ashley Eikins, hopes that the next four years will expel some ANZAC myths and educate Aussies about the truth of the Great [ˇK]

First Glimpse Inside WW1 Submarine Wreck in Turkey

In the Press More than 99 years after she fell in battle in the First World War, a project to record, preserve and tell the story of the Australian submarine HMAS AE2, lying at the bottom of Turkey’s [ˇK]

Gallipoli 2015 Ballot Outcome Has Been Announced

Secure Your Place Today! Special Earlybird Airfares Available from $2,399^pp Flying with Emirates and Singapore Airlines The Australian Government has now announced the outcome of the ballot for individuals to attend the Dawn Service at Gallipoli in 2015. If you [ˇK]

Boronia Travel Welcomes Benjamin Hayes

As Boronia Travel Centre prepares for the Gallipoli Centenary and a host of Western Front Commemorations between 2014 – 2018, we have enlisted the expert knowledge and services of Ben, who comes with 21 years’ experience in the travel industry, [ˇK]

Normandy 9000

Peace Day and The Fallen Project In the month past, British artists Jamie Wardley and Andy Moss accompanied by numerous volunteers, took to the beaches of Normandy with rakes and stencils in hand to etch 9,000 silhouettes representing fallen people [ˇK]

Update on Gallipoli 2015 Ballot

Ballot Open at Midnight Tonight The ballot for places at Gallipoli on Anzac Day 2015 will open tonight at midnight, 15 November 2013 and close at midnight, 31 January 2014. This will allow plenty of time for interested Australians to [ˇK]

Gallipoli 2015 Ballot Update

As the Gallipoli Centenary draws closer, it is important for our tour participants and those thinking of travelling to Gallipoli to better prepare themselves for what will be once-in-a-lifetime commemoration event. The following is a short overview of the Australian [ˇK]