National Ceremony

10.30 am to 12 pm

Tuesday 25 April 2017 marks the 102nd anniversary of the landing of Anzac troops at Gallipoli. On this day the Australian War Memorial will host the Anzac Day National Ceremony. The 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.

National Ceremony veterans’ march

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

Ticketing and seating

Tickets for the 2017 Anzac Day National Ceremony are now available to book via the free online system Trybooking.  For those friends and family without access to the internet, please let them know to call 02 6243 4327 to book their tickets over the phone.

For any ticketing enquires please email ticketing@awm.gov.au

TryBooking website

Road Closures

Road closures will be in effect from 2am

  • 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 parking pass will be granted access. Access to car parks is via Treloar Crescent.

Public Transport

The Australian War Memorial and ACTION Buses will be providing free bus services to and from the Dawn Service and National Ceremony.  For all information and to register to ride with ACTION please go to www.action.act.gov.au

Photographs from recent National Ceremonies

See more photographs from Anzac Day on our Flickr page.

  • Anzac Day National Service at the Australian War Memorial
  • Veterans marching on Anzac Day
  • Crowd scene at Anzac Day
  • The Federation guard on the parade ground at the Australian War Memorial
  • Anzac Day National Service at the Australian War Memorial - 25 Apr 2012
  • Anzac Day National Service at the Australian War Memorial
  • Anzac Day National Service at the Australian War Memorial
  • Anzac Day National Service at the Australian War Memorial
  • Anzac Day National Service at the Australian War Memorial
  • Anzac Day National Service at the Australian War Memorial
  • Anzac Day National Service at the Australian War Memorial
  • Anzac Day National Service at the Australian War Memorial