On Saturday 25th April 2015, we commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the landing of Anzac troops at Gallipoli, the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War.
Anzac day is probably Australia’s most important national occasion and it Commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders “who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations” and “the contribution and suffering of all those who have served” whilst celebrating courage, mate ship and sacrifice.
Be a part of this very special occasion by participating in some of the events that are being held across Canberra this Anzac Day.
This years Dawn Service promises to be the biggest to date. Held at the Australian War Memorial, conducted in the dark prior to sunrise. The sSchedule for this year’s service commences from 4.30am. Ensure that you wear warm clothing and it is advisable to bring a torch.
National Anzac Day Ceremony
This year’s ceremony marking the 100th Anniversary of landing of Anzac troops at Gallipoli, will commence at the Australian War Memorial at 10.15am. The Commemorative Address will be delivered by the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (ret’d)
The Last Post Ceremony
At 4.55pm AEDT, the Last Post Ceremony will be held at the Australian War Memorial and begins with the singing of the Australian National Anthem and ends with the poignant sounding of the Last Post. For the full schedule of Anzac Day Events at the Australian War Memorial, please click here.
Commemorations will continue throughout the day with Two-up at the many RSL’s and clubs in surrounding areas.
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