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Lest We Forget - 2009

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Anzac Day - April 25, 2009

Poppies  They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old;
  Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
  At the going down of the sun and in the morning

  We will remember them.

  excerpt from "For the Fallen"(see link below)

Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014 10:49


Barque Parmelia

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The Barque Parmelia arrived May 31, 1829 to establish the Swan River Colony

Passengers who arrived per the Parmelia made a major contribution to the Swan River Colony, and in turn to the development of Western Australia.

For some of these individuals we now have links to articles in the "Australian Dictionary of Biograhpy", and for others to items in "Wikipedia". 

We encourage you to view our page for the Passenget List of the Parmelia , to discover more about the contribution made by these early settlers.


Last Updated on Sunday, 03 May 2009 09:21

30th East Perth Cemeteries Event

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Afternoon tea at the East Perth Cemeteries

On 15th March 2009, we held our second 30th Anniversary function, an Afternoon tea at the East Perth Cemeteries. This turned out to be a very popular event resulting in all the tickets being sold and we had a waiting list! 

Last Updated on Monday, 26 August 2019 12:42


East Perth Cemeteries

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An Event Report on our Afternoon Tea at East Perth Cemeteries is available on our 30th Celebrations page

Detail on the Afternoon Tea held on Sunday, 15 March, at 14:00
is available in the flyer below:
pdf  Flyer details

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 April 2009 20:41

30th Welcome Function

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30th Anniversary Welcome Function

To kick off our celebrations WAGS Management Committee held a "Welcome to our 30th Anniversary" function on Saturday 3 January for representatives from many organizations associated with WAGS.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 August 2019 12:43


Western Ancestor WINS!

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2007 / 2008 - Our Award Winning Publication

WAGS journal, the "Western Ancestor" has recently won, not just one, but two prestigious Awards.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 August 2020 16:45


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