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New government policy bans gunfire salutes at dawn services on Anzac Day

There were no gunfire salutes at dawn services across Australia today due to a change in government policy, it has been revealed.

John gave 3AW Mornings a call on Tuesday morning to point out the change.

He wanted to know why.

RSL president Rob Webster confirmed the new directive a short time later.

‘We don’t know why, but that’s now in the army’s ceremonial manual,’ he explained on 3AW Mornings.

‘We understand the change was made late last year.’

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