Cascading Poppies Outdoor projections
By Armistice Day 1918, more than 59,000 Australian service personnel had been killed, or died from wounds or disease in the First World War.
To commemorate these lives lost, 59,000 poppies will fall from prominent war landmarks across WA from Monday 5 November – Sunday 11 November.
- Perth CBD: St George’s Cathedral, Remembrance Day, Sunday 11 November, 6.50pm – 12.00am
- Exmouth: The Vlamingh Head Lighthouse – Monday, 5 November 2018, 6.37pm-12.00am
Exmouth was used as a military base in Second World War. Two Japanese attacks were carried out on the Exmouth Gulf area in May 1943.
- Geraldton: Museum of Geraldton – Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 6.45pm-12.00am
HMAS Sydney was sunk off the coast of Geraldton in 1941. This was the single largest loss of life in the history of the Royal Australian Navy.
- Kalgoorlie: Kalgoorlie Town Hall – Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 6.22pm-12.00am
- Albany: Albany Town Hall – Thursday, 8 November 2018, 6.45pm-12.00am
In 1914, 30,000 Australian and New Zealand troops departed Albany for Egypt and the battlefields of First World War.
- Bunbury: St Patrick’s Cathedral – Friday, 9 November 2018, 6.52pm-12.00am
- Fremantle: Fremantle Maritime Museum – Saturday, 10 November 2018, 6.50pm-12.00am
In 1914, the 11th Battalion, the first battalion to be raised in WA, departed Fremantle for the landing at Anzac Cove in Gallipoli.
11 Nov '18 | 6:50pm - 12pm
38 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000