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Melbourne Legacy's 92nd Annual ANZAC Commemoration for Students

A special service for school children in the lead up to Anzac Day.

Event Details

Friday, 19 April 2024 10:55 am to 12:00 pm
Second World War Forecourt, Shrine of Remembrance, Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne, VIC 3001
  • Admission is free.
  • This event is child-friendly.
  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.

Join other Secondary and Primary school students from around Victoria in keeping the Anzac spirit alive by commemorating Anzac Day and the sacrifices made by the brave men and women who have served our country.

Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Margaret Gardner AC, Governor of Victoria will be in attendance to address the students and the ceremony will include Defence Force Cadets, school band & choir and a RAAF fly-over.

  • Students are encouraged to honour deceased relatives by wearing medals on their right-hand side
  • A program handed out on the day will outline the order of service
  • Two students from each school are invited to lay a floral tribute from their school during the ceremony (if bringing students from more than one year level then additional floral tributes can be laid (max two per year level)
  • Bus parking is available on Birdwood Avenue
  • Please provide water containers, hats, sunscreen and/or wet weather gear.

After this special Legacy service teachers and their students are invited inside the Shrine of Remembrance to view the Shrine Crypt and Galleries of Remembrance or lay a poppy at the Stone of Remembrance in the Sanctuary. Volunteers and staff will be positioned throughout the Shrine to engage with and answer students' questions.

This Anzac Commemoration Ceremony for Students will also be live-streamed for those schools that are unable to be there in person. You will be able to access the live-stream on this page.

Register your school's attendance

Shrine Representatives:

  • Shrine Trustee Graeme Plumridge OAM


Watch the livestream