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Counting Down to Remembrance Day 2018 …

Well … Anzac Day came and went for us in the blink of an eye … time is moving at a pace and we are now into the final five months of creating this very special tribute for the Australian … Continue reading

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ANZAC DAY 2018

Anzac Day 2018 is rapidly approaching … I can’t quite believe that it will be three years since our fantastic tribute was unveiled in Melbourne’s iconic Federation Square …  and then onto Princes Bridge for the duration of the Anzac … Continue reading

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Do you want to help us plant – Canberra 2018?

Oh my … the first weeks of back to work for us have been nothing short of astounding.  Reminiscent of the latter days of collecting for our installation in Federation Square back in 2015. This is another long post … … Continue reading

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Hi Ho … Hi Ho …

Happy Wednesday all … Yesterday was our first day back at Poppy Headquarters in Melbourne, and WOW … THE MAIL!!! In short, there was well in excess of 11,000 AWM poppies delivered to PHQ over the break … not quite … Continue reading

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It’s hard to believe 2018 is here …

Good afternoon, and happy new year to our poppy tribe everywhere … may your year be filled with love, laughter, family and friends … I am pinching myself that 2018 has arrived already … right on schedule.  The last five … Continue reading

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My Christmas message to you all …

This is my address at our Christmas breakup yesterday … It was really lovely to get together in a big social group and just chat … I often say I could talk for hours about this project … so settle … Continue reading

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2017 has been a long year …

As we wind down to the end of 2017 … and look forward to what’s to come in 2018 … I say it has been a long year … but in fact it feel like only yesterday we were installing … Continue reading

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