The Boulia Shire community came together to commemorate Anzac Day with more than 75 people in attendance at the dawn service and even more showing up at the mid-morning service.
Mayor Rick Britton said this year community members are more reflective.
"Anzac Day is becoming the pride of any day in Australia, more so than Australia day, as people understand that we wouldn't live the lifestyle we lead today if not for these courageous men and women," Cr Britton said.
"We need to look after the ones that are still alive and also remember those that have fallen."
During the mid-morning service people rode in on horseback representing the First Light Horse Regiment 1914-1918, students from the Boulia State School marched and flags blew in the breeze as a representative from New Zealand and Australia raised them.
John and Genevieve Hammond from the Desert Sands Motel and a band of volunteers provided a breakfast of snags, rissoles and eggs and for the older ones the traditional rum and milk was on offer.
Cr Britton said in the afternoon the traditional novelty games were held at The Australian Hotel.
"It was a good day of reflection and community unity."
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