Australians Outraged As Lone Pine Ceremony At Gallipoli Axed

13/02/2016 6:33 PM AEDT | Updated February 13, 2016 18:36
ASSOCIATED PRESS

The axing of future Anzac Day ceremonies at Lone Pine in Gallipoli was "sacrilege" to veterans, deeply disappointing to war widows, and a move which Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said would outrage all Australians.

"To scrap it would be a sacrilege," said Barney Flanagan, the president of the RSL sub-branch in Chatswood. "Lone Pine is Anzac. Together with Anzac Cove, the landing at Gallipoli, Lone Pine is part of the tradition."

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