Last Post Service

Sundays at 4:45pm on the Shrine's northern forecourt.

06 December 2020 04:45 pm - 05 December 2021 05:00 pm
Second World War Memorial Forecourt, Shrine of Remembrance,
Accessible venue
Child friendly

Join us at the week’s close to remember those who have served and sacrificed so that we may enjoy our lives of relative peace, comfort and freedom.

This 15-minute service takes place every Sunday* at 4:45pm and includes bugle calls and piper, Shrine Guard in historic uniform, a wreath-laying, recital of the Ode, and lowering of the flags.

This family-friendly event is the perfect way to end your day at the Shrine or a day out in Melbourne.

Each service commemorates a different event from Australia's military history.
(*No Last Post Service is conducted when Christmas Day falls on a Sunday)

Find out more about upcoming Services

How to take part

If you're a veteran or a current serving member of the Australian Defence Forces and would like to take part in a Last Post Service, please contact us to register your interest.

Lay a wreath

Wreaths and floral tributes are encouraged. If you would like to lay a wreath during a service, please contact us.

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The Last Post Service is supported by the Victorian Government.

Reviewed 26 April 2021

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