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Be’er Sheva Commemoration Annual Memorial Service
Friday 31 October 2014
The Australian Embassy and the Municipality of Be’er Sheva invite you to the commemoration of the 97th anniversary of the Battle of Be’er Sheva which marks the fall of the Ottoman controlled city of Be’er Sheva to British and ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) troops on 31 October 1917. The historic charge of the 4th Light Horse Brigade of the Australian Mounted Division played a critical part in this major battle.
The Embassy service is as follows:
1. Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery (Ha’atzmaut St. Be’er Sheva)
09:00 Commemoration service
Other ceremonies of the day are:
2. Turkish Memorial Monument (Tuviyahu St. Be’er Sheva)
10:00 Commemoration service
3. Park of the Australian Soldier (Abba Ahimeir St. Be’er Sheva)
10:00 Refreshments and morning tea
10:45 Tribute to the Australian Light Horse Brigade
For further details, to RSVP or if you are interested in laying a wreath at the cemetery please contact Esti at firstname.lastname@example.org. It is recommended to bring umbrellas.
Work and holiday visa arrangement signed with Israel
On October 22, Australia and Israel announced that a reciprocal work and holiday (subclass 462) visa arrangement between our two countries had been signed.
This arrangement, when brought into effect, will enable up to 500 young Israelis who completed their military service or are exempt from military service to enjoy an extended holiday in Australia each year. Under the new arrangement, holders of a work and holiday visa will be entitled to visit Australia for up to one year, and will also be eligible to engage in short-term work or study during their stay.
This arrangement will help Australians and Israelis continue to enhance their already close ties, and reflects the strong bond of friendship our nations share.
In the coming months, Australia and Israel will be working closely together to implement the necessary legal and administrative processes to bring this visa arrangement into effect.
When the arrangement has commenced, eligible Israelis will be able to apply for the visa.
There are currently no job vacancies available at the Embassy.