• 4th Battalion Parade Ground Cemetery, Gallipoli

  • Menin Gate Last Post, Ypres

  • Rhododendron Ridge, Gallipoli

  • Tyne Cot, Belgium

  • Villers-Bretonneux, France

Anzac Day 25 April 2016

A day to remember all over the world

Dawn Service Anzac Day GallipoliAnzac Day goes beyond the anniversary of the landing on Gallipoli in 1915. It is the day on which we remember Australians who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations. The spirit of Anzac, with its human qualities of courage, mateship, and sacrifice, continues to have meaning and relevance for our sense of national identity. If you do want to commemorate this event by attending an official service, then there are a range of options available, no matter where you are in the world.

Canberra Dawn Service

Anzac Day traditionally begins with the Dawn Service at the Australian War Memorial, a reminder of the dawn landing on Gallipoli in 1915. The screeching of the cockatoos in the early morning chill gives a distinctive Canberra touch to this special day of remembrance. Suggested arrival: from 4.30 am onwards on the Parade Ground at the front of the Memorial If you would like to register your interest to attend the Anzac Day Dawn Service please click here for more information.

Gallipoli, Turkey

The following services are planned on the peninsula: 05.30 – 06.30 Dawn Service, Anzac Commemorative Site, North Beach. The Anzac Day Dawn Service at Gallipoli remains as one of the most significant commemorations and acheter vrai cialis en france will continue to be held, however, the service held at Lone Pine, on the morning of 25 April, after the Dawn Service, will no longer continue. The weather in April can be warm during the day but the temperature can plummet overnight to freezing cold. So if you're planning to be at the Dawn Service, then you need to dress in plenty of layers and take appropriate warm and protective clothing for such extremes. For more information please click here.

Villers-Bretonneux, Western Front

The official Anzac Day Dawn Service will https://www.acheterviagrafr24.com/sildenafil-generique-avis-cher/ commence at 5.30am on Monday 25 April 2016 and is broadcast live to Australia. The site will open at 2.00am (due to the increased security, this time may change.  Please click here to check for updates. A commemorative program to explore the Australian experience of the First World War will commence at 3.15am. All visitors should be seated by 5.00am. Some temporary seating will be installed at the site to cater for around 5,000 people, there will be standing room also. If you are able to attend, just remember that the weather can be extremely cold in the morning.

Bullecourt, Western Front

Ceremonies take place in various parts of the village through the morning. The weather can start off very cold in the morning, but temperatures can reach the high twenties in the afternoon at Bullecourt and it can be very sunny. For further information please click here.

Watch it on TV

You can watch the television broadcast of the Gallipoli and Villers-Bretonneux services on the ABC.
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