On the 8th of July Dogs Victoria unveiled a Memorial in honour of all defence and service dogs who serve to protect Australia and its citizens. Patron of Dogs Victoria Mr Peter Hitchener
The unveiling was performed by Mrs Merilyn Syme OAM, Service Dogs Memorial Committee Founder.
Wreaths were laid by:
RAAF; Australian War Animal Memorial Organization; Light Horse & Field Artillery Museum; RSL (Frankstone,Seaford, Dandenong/Cranburne); Victorian Government; Local Government (Frankston,Casey); Liberal for Cranbourne; Dogs Victoria (President,Service Memorial Committee).