Tuesday 11 November 2014

Remembrance Day (11 November) marks the anniversary of the armistice which ended the First World War (1914–18). Each year Australians observe one minute silence at 11 am on 11 November, in memory of those who died or suffered in all wars and armed conflicts.

This year is the 96th anniversary of the armistice on 11 November which ended the First World War.

Experience Remembrance Day this year at the Memorial and remember all those who have served and sacrificed for Australia. 

National Ceremony

The National Remembrance Day Ceremony includes a formal wreathlaying and will be attended by many high level dignitaries and diplomats. Australian’s Federation Guard and the Band of the Royal Military College will be on parade.

10.15 am – 12 noon approximately

We suggest you arrive by 9.45 am. Guests with entrée cards are required to be seated by 10 am.

Standing room for the public will be provided on the day. Members of the public are welcome to bring chairs or rugs. The Memorial opens after the ceremony and the public can view the Tri-Service Guard mounted at the Tomb of the Unknown Australian Soldier, or lay a single poppy at the Tomb.

Location

Parking

  • Parking is limited
  • Mobility impaired parking is located in the underground car park conveniently located near the main entrance. Entry is from Treloar Crescent
  • Limited general parking available on Treloar Crescent

Road closures

Road closures will be in place from 8.30am until 1.00pm. Limestone and Fairbairn Avenue will be closed between their intersections with Treloar Crescent and Anzac parade will be closed from the Memorial down to Blamey Crescent

Wet weather arrangements

The National Ceremony will proceed even in inclement weather; visitors are asked to come prepared.

General information

Speeches

 

 

 

Photographs taken on 11 November 1918