'Waiting in silence': POWs honoured on 20th anniversary

By Jack Gramenz
Updated February 11 2024 - 2:14pm, first published 2:10pm
Anthony Albanese laid a wreath on the 20th anniversary of the Ex-POW memorial in Ballarat. (James Ross/AAP PHOTOS)
Anthony Albanese laid a wreath on the 20th anniversary of the Ex-POW memorial in Ballarat. (James Ross/AAP PHOTOS)

An inscribed mug, woollen blankets and a makeshift Melbourne Cup trophy from prisoners of war remain as a symbol of their unimaginable sacrifice and courage in a story the prime minister says needs to keep being told.

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