Commemorations

The role of the Commemorations Group of DVA is to acknowledge and commemorate the service and sacrifice of all those who served Australia and its allies in wars, conflicts and peace operations.

Anzac Day

For information regarding Anzac Day activities in Australia and around the world.

Important information for tour providers about ANZAC Day Centenary Commemorations, Gallipoli 2015.

Anzac Day services in Turkey 2015

Gallipoli, Turkey

Check for the most recent information on events being held in Gallipoli.

More information on Anzac Day services in Gallipoli 

Anzac Day services in France 2015

Villers-Bretonneux, France

A number of services are held on Anzac Day in France including Anzac Day Dawn Service at the Australian National Memorial, the town services at Villers-Bretonnuex and Bullecourt and at the Australian ‘Digger’ Memorial, Bullecourt.

More information on Anzac Day services in France.

Anzac Day services in Belgium 2014

More information on Anzac Day services in Belgium.

Anzac Day Schools' Awards

The Anzac Day Schools' Awards are open to all Australian primary and secondary schools. They are designed to encourage initiative and creativity, balanced with tradition, in the commemoration of Anzac Day. Applications close in late May each year.

More information on the Anzac Day Schools' Awards

Remembrance Day 2014

For information on the history of Remembrance Day, Australian and overseas ceremonies, posters and teaching activities, and practical tips on how to hold a commemorative ceremony in your local community or school please visit our Remembrance Day page.