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If you require media releases prior to 18 September 2013 please contact the Department of Veterans' Affairs media team.

Anzac Day 25 April

A range of information to help you with your coverage of Anzac Day 2014 is now available.

Any media planning to cover Anzac Day commemorations in Gallipoli or France please email or call 02 6289 6203 for advice on logistics, accreditation and accessing the host broadcast/pool stills.

For access to historical images and footage, please contact the Australian War Memorial at or call 02 6243 4575

You can take part in sharing the Anzac Spirit on the Anzac Centenary Facebook page. You can also join the conversation on with #anzac100 or #anzaccentenary.

Media backgroundersImages | Anzac Day resources | Gallipoli  France

Commemorative Mission to France for the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings and the European Campaign,  June 2014 

Australian and French flags

Media release VA025 | Media Backgrounder | Veteran bios and pics

14 April - New approach to DVA services in regional New South Wales and Victoria

From June 2014, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs will make changes to shopfront services in nine regional areas in Victoria and NSW to ensure veterans living in those communities can continue to access face-to-face support at a location close to their home.

Media release VA024 | More information about these changes

11 April - From Naval Tribute to New Music Work - We Salute Their Service

The Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Senator the Hon. Michael Ronaldson, today announced more than $274,000 in funding to support projects of national significance that will honour the service and sacrifice of Australia’s servicemen and women.

Media release VA023

3 April - Gallipoli Anzac Day 2015 ballot complete

Gallipoli 2015The outcome of the Anzac Day Dawn Service ballot for Gallipoli in 2015 has been announced. All applicants will be notified shortly.

Media release VA022 | Gallipoli 2015 Website