- ANZAC Day draws big crowds -
Huge crowds have turned out at ANZAC Day services across the NSW border and in north-east Victoria.
In Wodonga, about 3,000 people attended both the dawn service and march.
The senior vice-president of the Wodonga RSL, Peter White, says with digger numbers slowly declining it is great to see so many young people joining in the march.
"This year we had a fair few from Timor as well, we had a couple come back from Afghanistan - places like that - but, no, there`s a few old diggers left over here," he said.
"I think we lost about eight in the club here last year...but other than that its pretty good."
Shepparton RSL sub-branch president Bruce McNeil believes the growing number of people participating in Anzac Day services is a reflection of the troubled times we live in.
"We`re getting tremendous coverage, of course, on television news and radio, of course, every night of the week and I think the awareness of the community is growing constantly about the role of our services today...[it] brings home to everybody what happened in the past," he said.
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