Attending the Dawn Service at the Shrine is an experience that everyone should have at least once in their lifetime. Come together to pause and reflect on the service and sacrifice of generations of Victorians, and all those who suffer the consequences of war.
All are welcome to commemorate on the Shrine Reserve. No tickets or bookings are required.
Order of Service
|5:40||Welcome to Country|
|6:05||Lt Governor's Address|
|6:10||Recitation of In Flanders Field (Shrine Young Ambassador)|
|6:13||Abide with Me (MSO Chorus)|
|6:17||New Zealand National Anthem|
|6:19||Australian National Anthem|
|6:23||Governor and Official Party wreath laying in Sanctuary|
|6:31||Dawn Service concludes. Members of the public are welcome to enter the Sanctuary through the North Door to lay a poppy at the Stone of Remembrance.|
- 7 am: Shrine of Remembrance opens
- 9 am: ANZAC Day March commences
- A Commemorative Service will be held at the conclusion of the March
The service will be live-streamed and available to view on this page, or the Shrine's and channels.
Watch the live stream here:
Explore the Galleries of Remembrance
The Shrine will be open from 7am on Anzac Day. See what’s on in the Galleries.
The Coldest War: Victorians in Korea
This year marks 70 years since the fighting stopped in the Korean War. Learn more in this article.
Keepsakes from the Korean War
Watch as the family members of Korean War veterans share the story of a keepsake from the conflict.
Make an Anzac Day portrait wreath
Use the Shrine's wreath template for an Anzac Day family activity.
Public transport information
Additional public transport services will operate on Anzac Day; however, passengers are advised to allow additional time to get to the Shrine Reserve. Some PTV customers are eligible for free travel.
Presented by RSL Victoria and the Shrine of Remembrance.
Reviewed 24 April 2023