ANZAC Day 2017 25 April 2017, 06:00AM

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Attend the ANZAC Day dawn service to commemorate the service and sacrifice of all Australian service men and women. On this day, we honour and reflect on the impact of war, conflict and peacekeeping operations in Australia’s history.

6am Dawn Service

It is recommended to assemble on the Shrine Forecourt by 4.30am, no requirement to register attendance.
Pre-amble address will commence at 5.45am prior to the Service at 6am.

The Dawn Service concludes at approximately 6.30am, attendees are encouraged to enter the Sanctuary to lay poppies following the conclusion of the service.

8.15am Official Wreath Laying Service

Invited guests assemble at 7.45am at the Lower Forecourt.

9am ANZAC Day March

Thousands of veterans, their descendants and current serving personnel will march down St Kilda Road, starting at the intersection of Flinders and Swanston Streets and concluding at the Shrine of Remembrance. Unit wreaths will be laid at the Shrine progressively during the March which will conclude at approximately 1pm.

Commemorative Service

At the conclusion of the march a service will take place on the Shrine Forecourt.


No seating is available for the Dawn Service. Multiple screens will provide a live feed of the Service so it can be viewed from the North, West and Eastern sides of the Shrine.

Shrine Representatives:
All Available Trustees, Life Governors and Governors

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