National Ceremony

Veterans marching at the National Ceremony on Anzac Day 2015

10.30 am to approximately 12.30 pm

The National Ceremony begins with the traditional order of service including the Commemorative Address, wreath laying, hymns, the sounding of the Last Post, observance of one minute’s silence, and the national anthems of Australia and New Zealand. 

Anzac Day National Ceremony Order of Service

Veterans’ march

The National Ceremony incorporates the Anzac Day veterans’ march which is coordinated by the ACT branch of the Returned and Services League of Australia (RSL). For all information regarding the veterans’ march, please visit the ACT RSL website at http://www.actrsl.org.au/

Ticketing and seating

Tickets for reserved seating at the National Ceremony will be available closer to the event.

Road Closures

Road closures will be in effect from 2am until 3pm.

  • Traffic from Limestone Avenue diverts onto Treloar Crescent
  • Traffic from Fairbairn Avenue diverts onto Treloar Crescent
  • Anzac Parade closed from Constitution Avenue including the Blamey Crescent and Currong Street intersection.

Parking

There is limited parking onsite for mobility impaired visitors only. Vehicles displaying a government issued disability parking permit will be granted access. Parking is filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Access to car parks is via Treloar Crescent.

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Traditions