ANZAC DAY: What's on, where

YOUR quick guide to Anzac Day services across the New England/North West

PLUS ... why not take a look back at how our region remembered on Anzac Day 2013?


It's a big list, so we've put all the info here.


Dawn service, 5.30am: Gunnedah Cenotaph.

Morning service, 11am: Gunnedah Cenotaph.

Luncheon, 12.30pm: Gunnedah Services and Bowling Club. The lunch is free for RSL Sub-branch and auxiliary members, partners and/or carers. The cost for others is $10. For catering purposes, phone 6742 0400 to book by April 23.

Memorial Mass: A special ANZAC Day Memorial Mass will be held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church at 8.30am, with morning tea to follow in the hall before the street march. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Breeza: The wreath-laying service and Ode to the Fallen will be held at the Cenotaph at 8.30am (fall in at 8.25am). Guest speaker is John Hamparsum. Anyone wishing to lay  awreath is welcome. The Breeza Hall committe will provide a sausage sizzle breakfast in the hall after the service. Everyone is welcome and women are asked to provide a plate.

Boggabri: Assembly at the RSL Club at 8.30am for march to the Cenotaph. Refreshments will be served at the RSL Club after the service. A bus will run from the Drover’s Campfire for the service. Inquiries: 6743 4692.

Curlewis: Assemble at 5am for dawn service at 5.15am, followed by breakfast at the Curlewis Hotel for $5 a head – all money will go to Legacy. Assemble for march to the Cenotaph at 8.40am at the hotel. Service at the Cenotaph is 9am. 

Premer/Tambar Springs: Assemble at Tambar Springs  Hotel at 10.45am for march to the Cenotaph, service at 11am. Refreshments will follow at the Tambar Springs Hotel. Inquiries about dawn service phone Carol on 6744 2312.


4.45am Ex Services Memorial Club opens – Service-Ex Service refreshments

5.30am Remembrance Service for Past Members – Ex Services Memorial Club

5.45am Assemble Moore Street near Police Station – March to Central Park

(The parade will stop at the corner of Faulkner and Barney Streets to allow people to join the march to the Memorial Fountain. Servies Bus will be available for transport from the Club to Central Park for those unable to join in the March and will return following the service.)

6am Dawn Service – Memorial Fountain Central Park – UNE Company, University of New South Wales Regiment will provide Catafalque Party. The service will incorporate a wreath-laying ceremony.

8am Memorial Service, Hillgrove Memorial

8.30am Memorial Service, University of New England

8.45am Memorial Service, Dangarsleigh Memorial

10.15am Assemble for March in Moore Street and Armidale Plaza car park

10.40am Anzac Day March to Central Park

11.00am Commemoration Service, Memorial Fountain followed by a Wreath Laying Service

Members of any organisation and the public are invited to lay wreaths during this Service. The Servies Bus will be on hand in Tincombe Lane at the service’s end for ex servicepeople to return to the club for lunch.

12.30pm Lunch for Service and Ex Service persons at Ex-Services Memorial Club.

Glen Innes:

Glen Innes dawn service 5am for 5.30am Glen Innes cemetery

Torrington dawn service 5am for 5.15am Torrington Hall

Torrington march 5.30am Torrington hall to memorial park, with silent parade to accompany

Official breakfast 7am Glen Innes and District Services Club

Deepwater, Anzac Day march 8.30am Deepwater post office

Glen Innes, Anzac Day march 10.30am Glen Innes post office

Emmaville, Anzac Day march 10.50am for 10.55, arriving at  cenotaph at 11am.

Emmaville Mining Museum to Cenotaph, guests are invited to the memorial Hall for an officail lunch to follow

Anzac Park service 11am Anzac Park

Memorial garden service 12.30pm Glen Innes and District Services Club Memorial Garden

Official luncheon 1pm Glen Innes and District Services Club



10:30am March commences from the School

11:00am Service at Memorial Hall

Please bring a plate for lunch in the hall after the service

Contact Wade Johnston 6793 7477


Combined service with Goondiwindi

4:28 am Dawn Service at Goondiwindi Cenotaph, Assemble at 4am

8:30am Service at Goondiwindi Cemetery where fl ags are placed on war graves

10:00am March steps off from Church of England car park to the Goondiwindi Cenotaph

10:30am ANZAC Service and Wreath Laying at the Cenotaph


11:00am March and ANZAC Service at the Boomi Hall. Luncheon afterwards at the hall


11am Collarenebri War Memorial Club


7am Croppa Creek Soldiers’ Memorial Hall

All welcome – Guest Speaker – Kim Bloomfi eld

Breakfast provided after the Service

Contact Wendy Forsyth - 0427 739 251


9:30am ANZAC Commemoration and Wreath Laying at Garah Shire Hall


9am ANZAC Park


6:00am Dawn Service at the Memorial Window, Moree & District Services Club. March to assemble at 5:50am in

Morton Street. Breakfast from 7am

9:00am Memorial Service at Max Wales Memorial Park on the western side of the club

9:30am March assembles opposite Woolworths

10:00am Main ANZAC Service at the Memorial Hall. Morning tea in the hall to follow.


5:45am Dawn Service at the RSL Club. Breakfast afterwards.

9:30am ANZAC Service at Mungindi Hospital

11:00am March starts and fi nishes in front of the RSL Club

11:30am ANZAC Commemoration Service at the Club. Lunch afterwards


11am At the Memorial Park

Marchers to assemble by 10:50am led by the North Star School to the service in the Park

Lunch at the North Star Sporting Club following the service


11:30am Tea & Coffee served

12 noon ANZAC Commemoration

Bring a plate of food to share. Free sausage sizzle after service


Dawn Service’ beginning at 05:45am RSL War Memorial Hall

Welcome and ‘swearing-in’ of new Members of the R.S.L. at approximately 06:15am;

War Memorial Hospital (short service) at Guyra MPS. at 09:00am; and

The ANZAC Day March (beginning at 10:30) with the full Commemorative Service following after the march. (Meet at Fourways service station by 10.15am)


5.45am: The dawn service gathers at the Inverell RSM Club and then at the Cenotaph at 6am.

10am: The Anzac Day march begins.

Marchers will Muster in front of the Town Hall in Otho St. The march will end at the Cenotaph.


 Dawn Service from 5.30am - 6.30am at the Memorial Hall and Tenterfield Cemetery.

Gunfire Breakfast from 6.30am - 8.30am Memorial Hall in the RSL Pavilion.

March muster from - 10.30. Will muster at the Southern Carpark of the council near the Telegraph Hotel and the march will take place 10.30am to 10.50am, from the Telegraph Hotel to Memorial Hall.

A commemoration service will be held in the memorial hall from 11am - noon.


6.30am: Dawn Service at Monument, breakfast to follow at Ex Services Club,

10.30am: Assemble at South/Hill Street corner, 10.45am main march from South/Hill Street corner. 11am: Anzac Day service at Monument, about 11.30 after main service march from monument down Derby Street to Fitzroy Street onto Mchattan Park for dismissal.

12.30am finger food lunch at ex services club gold coin donation.

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