TUESDAY April 25 marks the landing of Australian and New Zealand forces on Turkey’s Gallipoli peninsula in 1915.
Anzac Day is the chance to reflect on the sacrifice made by so many who lost their lives in the defence of freedom, and honour those who survived, bearing the physical and mental scars of conflict.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT: HOW TO GET TO ANZAC DAY DAWN SERVICES
Here is a full list of Anzac Day services across the metro area:
10.15am – commemorative march and service, Wireless Hill, Booragoon
Parking: available at Wireless Hill public carparks. Access off Almondbury Road, Ardross, wheelchair friendly
5.15am – parade assembles at Armadale RSL, 5.20am parade form up, 1 Commerce Avenue, 5.30am parade marches off, 5.40am dawn service commences, 7.00am gunfire breakfast
10.45am – service held at the memorial in Hooper Park
5.50am – dawn service, Ballajura War Memorial Peace Park, Illawarra Crescent South, Ballajura. Gunfire breakfast (gold coin donation) will be served afterwards
BEDFORD – MORLEY
2.00pm – memorial service, cnr of Beaufort and Salisbury Streets, Bedford. After the service meet at the RSL Hall, cnr of Grand Promenade and Craven Street for light refreshments
12.00pm – parade assembles, Helen Street Hall, 12.10pm parade march off,12.30pm Service, Bellevue RSL, 2 Purton Place
Parking: Adjacent to and opposite RSL
2.00pm – City of Belmont ANZAC Service, War Memorial, Faulkner Park, Wright Street, Cloverdale
5.45am – dawn service, War Memorial, Faulkner Park, Wright Street, Cloverdale, 7.30am gunfire breakfast, City of Belmont RSL, 22 Leake Street, Ascot. All day entertainment and light lunch
5.40am – form up at post office, 5.45am dawn service cenotaph, Vincent Street, 6.30am gunfire breakfast RSL Hall, Forrest Street, 10.30am form up RSL Hall, 10.45am service at cenotaph, 12pm light lunch RSL Hall
BICTON – PALMYRA
6.00am – dawn service outside RSL, 28 Foss Street, Bicton, 7.00am gunfire breakfast
Parking: Opposite RSL sub-branch behind McDonald’s
Finger food provided at sub-branch from 12:30pm with a live band (Twice Shy) from 1.00pm
BULLSBROOK & DISTRICTS RSL
5.45am – street march from RSL Hall, 6 Hurd Road in Bullsbrook, 6.00am dawn service, 7.00am gunfire breakfast
Parking: local school, surrounding streets, rear carpark, RSL Hall
7.45am – march/form up in front of West Leederville Town Hall, 8.00am morning service at cenotaph, 9.00am breakfast at Bowling Club
Parking: Parking on site at the cenotaph including disabled bays and good wheelchair access
6.00am – dawn service followed by a gunfire breakfast at Rose Garden Memorial, 7.45am Anzac Day march, 8.00am service
Parking at sub-branch, 162 Wharf Street and in George Way, Cannington
Enjoy a free rousing and soulful afternoon of blues music including band members from the Perth Blues Club at the Civic Amphitheatre, 1317 Albany Highway, Cannington from 2.30pm to 5.30pm
8am – breakfast at the Village Green, cnr Old Northam and Thomas Roads, 9.15am march-off, 9.30am service, morning tea and military exhibition in Chidlow Hall
7.30am – service, Claremont War Memorial, cnr Stirling Highway and Bay View Terrace, Lions Club Breakfast to follow in Claremont Park
5.30am – dawn service, 6.15am gunfire breakfast, 9.15am form up, Cockburn RSL, 73 Frederick Road, Hamilton Hill, march to Cockburn Memorial Hall, cnr Rockingham Road and Carrington Street, Hamilton Hill, 10.15am main parade and service, sausage sizzle at sub-branch to follow
9.30am – youth parade. Field of Poppies Memorial, Spearwood Avenue, Spearwood, Schools’ March from City of Cockburn
6.45am – personnel form up at top gate Civic Centre, Napier Street, 7.00am dawn service at main lawn, 7.45am gunfire breakfast in War Memorial Town Hall
Parking: ACROD parking outside Civic Centre, main entrance. All other parking on and off street around the Civic Centre
5pm – sunset service at The Forum, Dumas Road, Curtin University, Bentley Campus.
6.00am – dawn service, Dawesville War Memorial, Estuary Drive, 7.00am gunfire breakfast, Port Bouvard Recreation and Sporting Club, 1 Thisbe Drive
6.00am – dawn service, Halliday Park, Bayswater, 9.00am morning service, Stirling Square, Guildford, 10.45am march/form up near Parker Street and Old Perth Road, Bassendean Memorial, 12.30pm Light lunch at RSL Hall for members, 10 Kenny Street, Bassendean
Parking: All street parking
5.45am – assemble, Ellenbrook District Open Space, corner Bordeaux Lane and Maffina Parade, Ellenbrook, 6.00am march on, 6.10am dawn service, 7.15am gunfire breakfast
Parking: Ample parking spaces
5.30am – dawn service, Monument Hill, Fremantle, 10.15am Anzac Parade through Fremantle, assemble at 9.45am at Esplanade Reserves
6.00am – assemble at Coles carpark, Gosnells City Centre, 6.30am March off to Memorial, 7.00am service starts at Memorial, 8.00am gunfire breakfast
Parking: Coles carpark
5.15pm – sunset Service, Blackboy Hill Commemorative Site
6.00am – dawn service, Blackboy Hill Commemorative Site
Parking: Fraser Reserve, cnr Fraser Road and Woolowara in Greenmount. Dawn service – lights and traffic management to Fraser Reserve
5.45am – dawn service Central Park War Memorial, Joondalup city centre, RAAF fly-past
Free parking is available within close proximity to Central Park and tea, coffee and Anzac biscuits will be provided after the service concludes
10.30am – assemble for local March down Haynes Street (if possible – roadworks), left into Canning Road to Kostera Oval Memorial. Service followed by light refreshments at RSL Hall, Canning Road, Kalamunda
5.45am – assemble at Kostera Oval Memorial, 6.00am dawn service followed by gunfire breakfast at the Agricultural Hall next to Memorial
Parking: Kalamunda RSL Hall, Kalamunda Senior High School, and local side streets
KELMSCOTT – ROLEYSTONE
6.00am – dawn service, Rushton Park cenotaph, River Road, 3.00pm afternoon Service, Kelmscott Hall, Kelmscott
5.15am – entertainment with singer/guitarist John Logan, 6.00am dawn service, 6.30am gunfire breakfast – Medina Hall, 10.20am Anzac Day march, form up Hoyle Road, Medina, 11.00am Anzac Day Service, War Memorial, Pace Road, Medina, 11.45am Light lunch and refreshments
Parking: Allocated for official guests and disabled adjacent to Memorial. General public are to utilise Medina Shopping Precinct carpark.
5.30am – dawn service, 7.00am gunfire breakfast, City of Mandurah RSL sub-branch, 22 Third Avenue, 9.30am main service, parade form up on Pinjarra Road, 10.30am parade step off. Service at Mandurah War Memorial. On completion of march public are invited back to the RSL for fellowship
Parking: Available on Hall Park adjacent to the Memorial off Leighton Street. Access parking is available for those with an ACROD sticker. Members of the SES will be directing parking
8.30am – service, Midland Railway Workshops, Peace Memorial
Parking: Available opposite Memorial and Railway Parade
7.30am – gunfire breakfast, Alf Adams Pavilion, Solomon Street, 10.00am service at Memorial Park, Bayview Terrace with fellowship afterwards.
10.30am – march east from cnr Scarborough Beach Road and Flinders Street to Axford Park, 10.40am catafalque party mounts (TBC), 11.00am fly-past (TBC), 11.05am service, Axford Park, including Last Post and laying of floral tributes, 12.00pm light refreshments for community, 12.30pm sub-branch luncheon
Parking: Limited at Axford Park, street parking available. Road closures will be communicated via Mt Hawthorn sub-branch Facebook page and City of Vincent website
MT LAWLEY – INGLEWOOD
8.00am – Mt Lawley Cenotaph, cnr Queens Crescent and Clifton Street, 8.45am gunfire breakfast, Mt Lawley Bowls Club Breakfast (bookings required)
Parking: Restricted from 7.00am. Road closed adjacent to Cenotaph
2.45pm – march and service, Mundaring RSL Memorial Gardens, Great Eastern Highway
8.30am – ceremony at Nedlands War Memorial, corner of the Waratah Ave-Birdwood Parade intersection, after which refreshments will be served
Parking: street parking. Nedlands Council arrangements
10.00am – march from RSL sub-branch, 68 Sylvia Street Nollamara around the block, 10.30am arrive back at sub-branch, 10.45am memorial service, RSL sub-branch, 11.30am light lunch and entertainment provided. All welcome to attend and dress standards apply
6.00am – dawn service at Cenotaph outside RSL, 68 Sylvia Street Nollamara, 6.30am gunfire breakfast inside RSL Hall, 12.30pm light lunch. 2.00pm two-up inside RSL Hall, 4.00pm live music
Parking: Along Sylvia Street and rear of RSL Hall also at Autumn Centre carpark next to RSL
5.45am – dawn service, Memorial, cnr of North Beach Road and Kitchener Street
Parking: Attendants will be in position on both North Beach Road and Kitchener Street
The area is wheelchair friendly but with limited seating
9.00am – service, Fallen Soldier Memorial, cnr Queen Vic St and Harvest Road, North Fremantle
6pm – bugle sounds Last Post at Northam Memorial Hall
5.55am – march off outside Northam Post Office, 6am dawn service at Northam Memorial Hall, 6.45am gun fire breakfast at hall, 10.20am parade form up between Home Timber & Hardware and Minson Avenue, 10.40am step off, 11am service at hall.
12.00pm – Vietnamese service with gunfire breakfast, U&I Café, Shop 4-5/45 Francis Street
5.45am – dawn service, Ocean Reef Memorial, Boat Harbour Quays, Ocean Reef, 6.30am gunfire breakfast, Ocean Reef Sea Sports Club, no bookings required
Parking: Parking at Ocean Reef Marina, no charge
6.30am – short March stepping off 6.35am from Hamilton Street to sub-branch Memorial for a service and Tiger Moth aircraft flyover at the Slouch Hat Memorial on the cnr of Cape and Main Street, Osborne Park. Service supported by Bugler and Choir and followed by a donation gunfire breakfast (sausage sizzle) with refreshments available
Parking: Ample. Nearby street and service road parking.
APRIL 20 – 24
5pm – Sunset Services at Kings Park Flame of Remembrance, with a different theme each night
5.50am – dawn service, State War Memorial, Fraser Avenue, Kings Park & Botanic Garden, 7.00am – 9.00am gunfire breakfast, Stirling Gardens, cnr St Georges Terrace and Barrack Street, Perth City. The community is invited to attend a gunfire breakfast for a gold coin donation, to share the spirit of Anzac Day. The event will cater for up to 2,000 people.
From 9am there will be a march through the city streets, with the Australian Defence Force stepping off from the corner of Barrack Street and St George’s Terrace, followed by veteran-carrying vehicles and military jeeps, and the Ex-Services Unit, Corps, Regimental Associations. The March will head east along St Georges Terrace, turn right onto Victoria Avenue and into Langley Park. From 11am-11.45am there will be a commemorative service featuring the Salvation Army Perth Fortress Band and choir brought together from the Perth Modern School Choirs, ChorusAngelicus, Phoenix and Schola Cantor.
6am – dawn service, Civic Hall Pinjarra Road, 6.30am-8am gunfire breakfast ($5 per person), 10.30am parade form up in Henry Street, 10.45am hour parade march off and proceed to Pinjarra War Memorial, 11am Anzac Day Service at Memorial, fellowship at the RSL Hall on completion of service, sausage sizzle, raffles, two up, entertainment by Perth Highland Pipe Band
6.00am – dawn service, Rockingham Village Green, hosted by City of Rockingham sub-branch, 7.00am gunfire breakfast, Port Kennedy Sub-Branch,10.00am march through Rockingham followed by a service at the memorial, 12.30pm fellowship, band, two-up and refreshments
5.45am – arrival, 6.00am dawn service, 7.00am gunfire breakfast, Quinns Rocks Sports Club, Tapping Way, 2.00pm two-up
Parking: Quinns Rocks Sports Club, Tapping Way, and at Gumblossom Community Centre, Gumblossom Way
5.45am – fall in, 6.00am dawn service at Memorial in front of sub-branch at 153 High Road, Willetton, followed by gunfire breakfast
Parking: ample parking available at both front and rear of sub-branch
5.30am – dawn service at cenotaph, Flinders Lane, 7.00am gunfire breakfast at PCYC, Emma Street, 10.00am march/form up in front of Churchill Park, Rockingham Beach Road, 10.30am march step off, 11.00am main service at cenotaph, Flinders Lane
Parking: access to Flinders Lane, Rockingham Beach Road, Kent Street and Rail Terrace will close from 9.00am until 12.00pm therefore limited parking available on the foreshore. Catch 555 Bus from railway station or shopping centre to foreshore area
6.00am – dawn service on the grassed area outside Dome Cafe presided over by Australian Navy Officers, children’s activities at Kingston Barracks include biscuit baking, marches and writing postcards to soldiers. Early morning ferries will be available from Hillarys and Fremantle.
6.00pm – all-night vigil by 1 Wembley Downs Scout Group Commences at Memorial Garden in Doubleview, cnr Shearn Crescent and Millcrest Street
6.00am – all-night vigil by 1 Wembley Downs Scout Group concludes, 3.00pm Anzac Day ceremony commences with slow march by Wembley Downs Scout Group. Ceremony follows concluding with NZ and Australian National Anthems, then adjourn to adjacent Hall for Afternoon Tea.
SERPENTINE – JARRAHDALE
5.45am – dawn service at Anzac Crescent Memorial Park, Doley Road, Byford, 7am gunfire breakfast, 8.15am parade form up, 9am service, 10am morning tea
Parking: vacant block on Mead Street, opposite Anzac Crescent Memorial Park, Byford
6.50am – parade assembles at the cnr of King Street and Onslow Road, 7.00am Service, outside Shenton Park Community Centre, 240 Onslow Road, 7.30am Morning tea, Public invited
Parking: Available in Onslow Road and Herbert Road.
SIR JOHN MONASH RSL
Dawn service to begin immediately following the State service, Jewish War Memorial, Kings Park. All are welcome.
7.00am – members from the 3rd Squadron, Pilbara Regiment, RSL Members and Scouts March from South Terrace to the Memorial, South Perth Council offices, cnr South Terrace and Sandgate Street, South Perth. The service will include wreath laying by community groups, government and individuals. Morning tea to follow in Council Hall.
Parking: Sandgate Street oval
8.00am – assemble at the Subiaco Post Office, Rokeby Road. 8.10am March off lead by City of Perth band. 8.25am
Service, Subiaco Memorial, cnr Rokeby and Hammersley Roads.
6am – dawn service at war memorial, Anzac Avenue, 6.30am gunfire breakfast, Clinton Street, 10.45am parade and service, noon refreshments Toodyay Club
5.45pm – Anzac Eve Service, 1 Fred Bell Parade, East Victoria Park, Please arrive early, it will commence strictly at 5.55pm. Tea/coffee and light supper following this Service.
Parking: Ample parking in Playfield Park Reserve, access via Devenish Street
6am – dawn service at Memorial Gardens (cnr Albany Highway and Harvey Street) held by Victoria Park RSL and Town of Victoria Park. Addresses by Mayor Trevor Vaughan and Captain Michael Saunders.
5.45am – assembly followed by inaugural dawn service at the Wanneroo War Memorial, Sinagra Street, Wanneroo, 7.00am parade of veterans and community followed by a gunfire breakfast.
YANCHEP – TWO ROCKS
5.45am – dawn service, followed by gunfire breakfast, Yanchep Sports and Social Club, 81 Yanchep Beach Road, 11.30am Main Service, Yanchep National Park, two up to follow
YOKINE – JOONDANNA
12.30pm – guests arrive, met by President of the Yokine-Joondanna sub-branch, Yokine Districts Bowling Club, 10 Wordsworth Avenue, 12.45pm service, with welcome by Secretary Mick Tuttle, 1.15pm Service concludes with national anthem
5.45am – gather at Mt Brown Lookout, 6am service, 7am breakfast at RSL Hall, Avon Terrace, 10.30am form up point at RSL Hall, 10.45am march off, 10.58am arrive at war memorial, 11am-noon ceremony, 12.30pm lunch and refreshments RSL Hall