A range of information to help you with your coverage of Anzac Day is now available.
For key statistics and information about Australia’s wartime history, commemorative initiatives and international Anzac Day commemorations.
Media travelling to Gallipoli and France
Any media planning to cover Anzac Day commemorations in Gallipoli or France please email DVA Media or call 02 6289 6203 for advice on logistics, accreditation and accessing the host broadcast/pool stills. All media must be accredited by Turkish authorities to attend Anzac Day services at Gallipoli. Visit the Turkey website by 13 April to register.
- Prime Minister’s Anzac Day Speech
- Australian War Memorial Anzac Day media release
- Department of Defence Anzac Day media release
- Australian ceremonies
Information on services held around Australia, including dawn services.
- Overseas ceremonies
For those planning to travel overseas for Anzac Day this year, find out information on services held in Turkey and France along with travel advice and information on anticipated road closures in Gallipoli.
- Historical images and stories
For access to historical images and footage, please contact the Australian War Memorial at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02 6243 4575
- Anzac Day posters
Each year DVA produces an Anzac Day poster commemorating a different wartime event or theme to encourage Australians to honour the service of veterans.
- Wartime Snapshots
Wartime Snapshots offer interesting background information on the themes of the Anzac Day posters, which can also be useful for classroom and community activities.
- Anzac Day Schools’ Awards
The Anzac Day Schools' Awards are designed to encourage initiative and creativity in the way that schools commemorate Anzac Day, with an emphasis on inventiveness balanced with tradition.
- Education resources
- DVA produces educational resources that are distributed to schools each year. These resources help primary and secondary school students across the country learn about Australia’s wartime history.
- Organising an Anzac Day ceremony
Find out how to organise an Anzac Day ceremony including a step-by-step guide and audio downloads of the Last Post and the national anthem.
- Australian War Memorial
The Australian War Memorial provides a wide range of resources, including historical images, famous past speeches, information on the tradition and history of Anzac Day, educational resources and information on international tours.
You can take part in sharing the Anzac Spirit on the Anzac Centenary Facebook page. Share your photos, stories and experiences of Anzac Day with your family, friends and the community. You can also join the conversation on twitter.com/DVAAUS with #anzac100 or #anzaccentenary.
ABC television broadcast and stills – Gallipoli and France 2015
The below document outlines how to access the ABC television broadcast of the services in Gallipoli and France.
ABC is lifting the geocode blocker on iview which means you can also view the commemorations online 0425 – 2000 AEST on 25 April.
High resolution images will be available for download after the services from the Flicker website (www.flickr.com/photos/dvaaus).