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Overseas Commemorations

Current registrations for commemorative services scheduled for 2018 (last updated on 24 April 2018)
Service Category A Category B Category C Total occupation
Anzac Day Villers-Bretonneux,
France 2018
Occupation: 5416
Capacity: 5600
Occupied: 96.71%
Occupation: 2335
Capacity: 2500
Occupied: 93.40%
Occupation: 374
Capacity: 400
Occupied: 93.50%
Occupation: 8125
Capacity: 8500
Occupied: 95.60%
Anzac Day Gallipoli,
Turkey 2018
Occupation: 1154
Capacity: 4900
Occupied: 23.55%
Occupation: 0
Capacity: 0
Occupied: N/A
Occupation: 82
Capacity: 300
Occupied: 27.33%
Occupation: 1236
Capacity: 5200
Occupied: 23.75%
Battle of Hamel 2018 Occupation: 540
Capacity: 2000
Occupied: 27%
Occupation: 225
Capacity: 400
Occupied: 56.25%
Occupation: 56
Capacity: 150
Occupied: 37.33%
Occupation: 821
Capacity: 2550
Occupied: 32.20%
Centenary of WWI Armistice
Villers-Bretonneux 2018
Occupation: 835
Capacity: 2000
Occupied: 41.75%
Occupation: 183
Capacity: 280
Occupied: 65.36%
Capacity has been reached for Category C. A waitlist has now been activated. Occupation: 1119
Capacity: 2380
Occupied: 47%

Category A: Australian citizens and permanent residents of Australia (in respect of the Australian Commemorations) or Australian and New Zealand citizens and permanent residents of Australia and New Zealand (in respect of the Joint Commemorations);
Category B: Citizens of the country in which the Commemoration is to be hosted; and
Category C: Citizens of other countries.

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If you continue to experience issues with registrations, contact the overseas commemorations call centre on 1300 364 002. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

This information is provided to support your attendance at an overseas commemoration organised by the Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA). Service specific information as well as what to expect and how to prepare before you travel is provided.

Attendance passes will be required for most overseas commemorations conducted by DVA within the safe, secure and comfortable carrying capacity of the commemorative sites. To confirm whether an attendance pass is required for the service you are attending, check the service specific page.

Obtain your attendance pass for available overseas commemorations.

Commemorative services are scheduled for 2018
Service date Service name Location
Wednesday, 25 April 2018 Anzac Day Dawn Service, Gallipoli, Turkey Anzac Commemorative Site, Gallipoli, Turkey
Wednesday, 25 April 2018 Centenary of the Battle of Villers-Bretonneux Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France
Wednesday, 4 July 2018 Centenary of the Battle of Hamel Australian Corps Memorial, Le Hamel, France
Sunday, 11 November 2018 Centenary of the First World War Armistice Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France

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