Flares released as part of Commemorative Service

published on Wednesday, 18 November 2020 at 8:47:36 AM

The City of Greater Geraldton wishes to advise local residents that they may hear a series of loud noises and see flares released on Thursday 19 November, as part of HMAS Sydney II 79th Commemorations.

At approximately 7pm, a large blank cannon shot will be fired as well as a display of multiple flares off the coast as part of the ceremony, supported by Marine Rescue Geraldton and West Coast Fireworks.

This years’ service will take place in a digital format with a pre-recorded ceremony broadcasted on the City’s Facebook page from 5:45pm. The wreath laying service will take place at the HMAS Sydney II Memorial on the evening and will be live streamed as part of the broadcast.

For more information, head to the City’s website.

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