Anzac Day closed to the public

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RESPECT: Locals are encouraged to still pay their respects to the fallen this Anzac Day, just a little differently. PHOTO: Ashleigh Piles

FOR the first time since World War II, the public will not be in attendance of RSL sub-branch Anzac Day services on April 25.

Amid rising COVID-19 concerns, RSL Victoria made the announcement last week following an emergency meeting.

There will a Dawn Service at the Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance with only a small number of guests allowed to attend to minimize the coronavirus risk.

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