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19 gun salute for Parliament House

By johnboy - 22 September 2010 2

The following’s come across my desk:

1. As part of the ceremony for the Opening of Parliament, Australia’s Federation Guard will conduct an artillery gun salute from Parliament House between 3:10pm and 3:40pm, on Tuesday 28 September 2010.

2. During this activity, six artillery guns will fire 19 rounds at 5 second intervals using blank cartridges. These cartridges do not contain any projectiles, however they do contain gunpowder. Loud noises will be heard during this time.

So, as usual, don’t panic.

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2 Responses to
19 gun salute for Parliament House
Mr Evil 9:39 pm 23 Sep 10

Will the guns actually be able to be heard over the top of Oakeshott’s drone?

2.0 4:12 pm 22 Sep 10

I have just consumed a can of beans, Loud noises will also be heard this evening.

So, as usual, don’t panic.

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