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ANZAC Day in Perth

ANZAC Day, is a solemn day of remembrance, gratitude and national pride. On 25 April 1915, during the First World War, the historic dawn landing of Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers at Gallipoli occurred.

To commemorate this significant event, the Returned & Services League of Australia, Western Australia Branch Incorporated (RSLWA) will be hosting the annual ANZAC Day Dawn Service in Kings Park and Botanic Garden. There will also be a number of events and festivals taking place around Perth - see below.

ANZAC DAY SERVICES & EVENTS

  • ANZAC Day 2017

    Perth | Dates: 20 – 25 Apr, 2017
    Every year on ANZAC Day, 25 April, The Returned & Services League of Australia (RSL) brings cities and towns across the nation together to honour the men and women who have served and continue to serve our great nation. On 25 April, and the week preceding, the RSL WA Branch is holding major commemorative events in Perth and around the state.
  • ANZAC Day Dawn Service - Kings Park

    Kings Park, Perth | Dates: 25 – 25 Apr, 2017
    ANZAC Day is a solemn day of remembrance, gratitude and national pride. The Returned & Services League of Australia, Western Australia Branch Incorporated (RSLWA) hold an annual Dawn Service at the State War Memorial in Kings Park and Botanic Garden to pay respect to the men and women who have served and continue to serve our great nation.
  • City of Fremantle ANZAC Day 2017 Dawn Service

    Fremantle | Dates: 25 – 25 Apr, 2017
    Join the City of Fremantle for a moving ANZAC Day Dawn Service at the Fremantle War Memorial, Monument Hill at 5:50am, Tuesday 25 April 2017. Two large screens will be installed behind the monument, with a third screen installed further down the hill on the High Street side of the reserve so that all attendees can clearly see the service on the cenotaph.
  • Rottnest ANZAC Day Dawn Service

    Rottnest Island | Dates: 25 – 25 Apr, 2017
    Join Rottnest Island commemorate those who have served their country with a special dawn service on ANZAC Day, 25 April 2017 followed by a Gunfire Breakfast, free ANZAC themed activities for families and an Oliver Hill Gun & Tunnels tour. Ferry and tour packages are available through Rottnest Express and Rottnest Fast Ferries.
  • ANZAC Day 2017 North Fremantle Service

    North Fremantle | Dates: 25 – 25 Apr, 2017
    Gather around Fremantle's first war memorial, the Fallen Soldiers' Memorial, and join members of the Bicton-Palmyra RSL and the North Fremantle Amateur Football Club in remembering our fallen this ANZAC Day, 25 April 2017.
  • City of Fremantle ANZAC Day 2017 March Closing Ceremony

    Fremantle | Dates: 25 – 25 Apr, 2017
    Following the City of Fremantle ANZAC Day Dawn Service, cheer on the marchers throughout Fremantle and follow the crowds back to the Esplanade for the closing ceremony. The parade concludes at the Esplande Reserve where a Closing Ceremony is to take place at 11:00am with an estimated conclusion time of 11:30am.
  • 101 Years of Commemoration at ANZAC Cottage

    Mt Hawthorn | Dates: 25 – 25 Apr, 2017
    ANZAC Day has been commemorated at ANZAC Cottage since the first ANZAC Day on 25 April 1916. In 2017, 101 years later, the Friends of ANZAC Cottage will be honouring ANZAC Day with its annual Sunset Service 'at the going down of the sun', from 5:15 pm.
ANZAC Day
Fremantle War Memorial
Fremantle ANZAC Day March
Oliver Hill Guns, Rottnest Island

ANZAC DAY OFFERS

Rottnest Island cabins

Rottnest Island

ANZAC Stay - $615 for 5 nights
Stay in the Caroline Thomson Cabins from 21.04.17 - 26.04.17 sleeping up to 6 people! Commemorate those who have served their country at the special Dawn Service.
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Rottnest Fast Ferries - ANZAC Day

Rottnest Fast Ferries

ANZAC Day Ferry Services
Travel on the 4:45am ferry to arrive in time for a special ANZAC Day service and Gunfire Breakfast. Return at 8:30am or 12pm to enjoy free activities on the island.
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Outback Splash, Octopus Bay

The Maze, Home of Outback Splash

Last day of the Summer Season
Enjoy the last day of the park's wet attractions, Outback Splash, Octopus Bay and The Plummet this ANZAC Day, open from 10am - 5pm.
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Perth  Zoo - Emperor Tamarin

Perth Zoo

ANZAC Day Offer
Service men and women, including allied services, can enjoy the Zoo for free on ANZAC Day. Simply present either your service ID, veteran's card or wear your uniform.
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