November 3rd is ‘Kokoda Day’, a day to commemorate the service and sacrifice of the Papua New Guinea wartime carriers. Today the team at Vital Home Health Services participated in a commemoration event and were taking temperature checks for all attendees ensuring all COVID safety measures were taken.
Our team supported in setting up and assisting the organisers to make sure the event was COVID SAFE.
Some images of the team from the event
Learn more about Kokoda Day
The Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway is a community project spearheaded by Concord Repatriation General Hospital, involving the City of Canada Bay, Concord Rotary, the Returned and Services League of Australia.
The plans, launched in 1994 under the Australia Remembers Program, envisaged a Memorial Walkway to be constructed along Brays Bay, running alongside Concord Road from Brays Bay Reserve towards Hospital Road, providing a link from Rhodes station to the Hospital.
Access to the walkway is via Hospital Road, Concord or Bray Bay Reserve.
The objectives of the Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway:
To provide a living memorial to all veterans who served in world war II with a particular focus on the South West Pacific area;