Friday 11 November 2016
This year 11 November marks the 98th anniversary of the Armistice which ended the First World War (1914–18). Each year on this day Australians observe one minute’s silence at 11 am, in memory of those who died or suffered in all wars and armed conflicts.
We encourage you to attend the Remembrance Day National Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial.
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The Remembrance Day National Ceremony includes a formal wreathlaying and will be attended by many high-level dignitaries, diplomats, and students from each state and territory representing the youth of Australia. Australia’s Federation Guard and the Band of the Royal Military College, Duntroon will be on parade.
10.30am to 12pm approximately
- Parade Ground and surrounds, Australian War Memorial
Tickets & Seating
Parking and transportation
Road closures will be in effect from approximately 8.00am until 1.00pm, which will limit public access to parking at the Memorial. Roads affected are as followed:
• Traffic from Limestone Avenue diverts onto Treloar Crescent
• Traffic from Fairbairn Avenue diverts onto Treloar Crescent
• Anzac Parade closed from Blamey Crescent and Currong Street intersection
There is limited parking onsite for mobility impaired visitors only. Vehicles displaying a government issued parking pass will be granted access. Parking is filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Access to car parks is via Treloar Crescent.
The coach parking area will also be closed until following the ceremony.
Dress and weather
Please refer to and consider local weather forecasts before attending the ceremony. Guests are advised that this ceremony is held outside and will continue unless in the case of extreme weather. Please dress appropriately for the conditions on the day.
• The Commemorative Area and Memorial galleries will be open to the public following the ceremony
• Poppies and programs will be available for a donation
• Poppy's Café will be open from 8.30am
Last Post Ceremony
Each day the story of one of the fallen servicemen or women listed on the Roll of Honour is told at the Last Post Ceremony. Traditionally on the 11th of November, the eulogy of the Unknown Australian Soldier delivered in 1993 by then Prime Minister the Honourable Paul Keating is read at the Last Post Ceremony.