PNG and Aussie PMs Historic Kokoda Walk Culminates at Anzac Dawn Service on April 25th

Anzac Day (April 25th) holds profound significance for Australia and New Zealand, commemorating the Gallipoli landings of 1915 and honoring all who have served and fallen in military operations. This year, the day takes on an added dimension with a historic event on the Kokoda Track.

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape embarked on a two-day trek along the Kokoda Track on April 23rd, culminating in an Anzac Dawn Service on April 25th, 2024. This marks the first time a sitting Australian Prime Minister has walked the trail, signifying a powerful gesture of respect and shared history.

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In a historic first, Australian and Papua New Guinean Prime Ministers walk the Kokoda Track together, honoring fallen soldiers and strengthening their alliance. Their trek culminates in a solemn Anzac Dawn Service on April 25th

The Kokoda Track was a crucial battleground in World War II, where Australian and Papuan New Guinean forces fought valiantly against the Japanese. The trek undertaken by both Prime Ministers serves not only as a personal tribute to those who fought but also as a symbol of the enduring alliance between the two nations. It underscores their continued commitment to regional security and the values they share.

This historic walk in the footsteps of wartime heroes highlights the importance of Anzac Day 2024, a day of remembrance, and respect, and a renewed pledge for a peaceful future.

The PNG and Aussie PMs historic trek culminates in a solemn ceremony – the Anzac Dawn Service on April 25th, a powerful display of respect and shared history.

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