Monday 25 April 2016

Anzac Day goes beyond the anniversary of the landing on Gallipoli in 1915. It is the day on which we remember Australians who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations. The spirit of Anzac, with its human qualities of courage, mateship, and sacrifice, continues to have meaning and relevance for our sense of national identity.

In Canberra, the Memorial, in close cooperation with the Returned and Services League of Australia ACT, hosts the:

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commemorative Ceremony will be held after the Anzac Day Dawn Service at the Aboriginal Memorial plaque on the side of Mount Ainslie.

For more information about the Veterans’ March in 2016, please contact the ACT Branch of the Returned and Services League of Australia.

History and tradition


Photographs of Anzac Day ceremonies in Canberra



Education resources


Battlefield tours: details of the Memorial's tours to Gallipoli and the Western Front

Photographs taken on 25 April 1915