Crowds cheered on Anzac Day 2018, so where and when does it all happen this year?

Regionally, this year's Anzac Day will begin at 4.45am at the Armidale Ex-Services Memorial Club with traditional gunfire refreshments.

For those who may not know, gunfire is a traditional British military beverage, a mug of black tea laced with a shot of rum. It dates back to the late-19th Century. A Remembrance Service will follow at 5.25am at the club.

The Dawn Service in Armidale will be held in Central Park at 6am followed by:

  • 6.30am Fellowship for veterans and service personnel at the club.
  • 7am Breakfast for veterans and service personnel at the club.
  • 8am Memorial service at Hillgrove.
  • 8am Memorial service at Rose Garden UNE.
  • 8.45am Memorial service at Dangarsleigh.
  • 10am Assembly in Faulkner Street for march.
  • 10.30am Anzac Day March.
  • 11am Main commemoration service in Central Park.
  • 12.30am Luncheon at Armidale Ex-Services Memorial Club.

Ben Lomond

  • 9am Commemorative Service followed by morning tea Ben Lomond War Memorial Hall.


  • 5.45am Dawn service at the Soldiers' War Memorial Hall.
  • 9.00am Service at the MPS.
  • 10.30am Anzac Day March (Bradley Street).
  • 11am Main Services in the Soldiers' War Memorial Hall.


  • 5.30am Form up at the Korean Memorial.
  • 5.45am Dawn Service at Alma Park Soldiers Memorial Gates.
  • 9.40am Assemble for march Uralla Literacy Institute.
  • 9.50am Anzac Day march and main service.

Anzac Day stories:

Glen Innes

  • 5.20am Unveiling of deceased members graves at the Glen Innes Cemetery.
  • 5.30am Dawn Service.
  • 7am Gunfire breakfast at Glen Innes & District Services Club.
  • 7.30am Travel to Deepwater to conduct march and commemorative service.
  • 8.15am Form up at Deepwater Post Office.
  • 8.30am Anzac Day March followed by morning tea.
  • 9.20am Return to Glen Innes for March.
  • 10.30am Form up in Grey Street.
  • 11am Anzac Day march
  • 11.30am Commemorative service at the cenotaph in Anzac Park followed by a luncheon at the services club.


  • 10.30am March commences from the Post Office to the War Memorial Hall in Moore Street.
  • 11am Service in front of cenotaph


  • 6am Dawn Service.
  • 10.30am Assembly to march at Tingha School Gates.
  • 10.45am Anzac March.
  • 11.00am Commemorative Service at Memorial Gates to be followed by lunch.


  • 6am Dawn Service at monument.
  • 10.30am Assemble for march cnr South and Hill streets.
  • 11am Anzac Day service.
  • 11.30am Form up and march to McHatton Park.

An Anzac service will also be held at 8am on Saturday April 27 at Saumarez Homestead.

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