Location: Captain Reg Saunders Courtyard and Sculpture Garden
No ticketing required.
The Dawn Service is a time to reflect in those quiet, peaceful moments before dawn.
From 4.30 am, representatives from the Australian Defence Force read excerpts from the letters and diaries of Australians who have experienced war first-hand.
The Anzac Day Dawn Service is a standing ceremony that will begin at 5.30am. The ceremony includes the laying of wreaths on behalf of Australia and New Zealand symbolising the unity of ANZAC, as well as a commemorative address.
Large viewing screens will be available on the grounds of the Memorial and on Reid Oval for public viewing.
For those unable to attend commemorations in person, viewers can watch on the broadcast on ABC iview.
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them