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Overseas Commemorations

The joint Australian and New Zealand Dawn Service at Gallipoli will continue to be held each year at the Anzac Commemorative Site. The commemorative sites at Gallipoli are the sovereign territory of the Turkish people and holding the annual Anzac Day commemorations is only possible with the cooperation and generous assistance of the Government of the Republic of Turkey.

Anzac Day commemorations in France, including the Dawn Service, are conducted by the Australian Government and the local communities of Villers-Bretonneux and Bullecourt.

This page contains service information to support your attendance at an Anzac Day overseas commemoration in:

Anzac Day Services supported by the Office of Australian War Graves through the Department of Veterans’ Affairs

This page contains service information to support your attendance at an Anzac Day overseas commemoration in:

Important information for those wishing to attend the Long Tan Cross Site in Vietnam

Commemorative services requiring an attendance pass

Commemorative services scheduled for 2020

Service date

Service name

Location

Friday, 24 April – Saturday, 25 April 2020

Gallipoli Anzac Day Service

Dawn Service, Anzac Commemorative Site: Australian Memorial Service, Lone Pine Cemetery; New Zealand Memorial Service, Chunuk Bair, Turkey

Saturday, 25 April 2020

Villers-Bretonneux Anzac Day Service

Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France

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Services

All upcoming domestic commemorations supported by the DVA will be listed when available.

As planning progresses, this information will be updated.

For enquiries, contact overseascommemorations@dva.gov.au

Australian Embassies and High Commissions around the world conduct their own Anzac Day commemorations. For information regarding Anzac Day commemorations in a specific country, please visit the Department of Foreign Affairs website. For questions, or to attend a service, please contact the Embassy or High Commission directly.

Contact

Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Canberra Australia
Telephone: +61 2 6289 1133
Regional callers: 1300 364 002
Email: overseascommemorations@dva.gov.au

Department of Foreign Affairs - Emergency helpline
Consular Emergency Centre 24 Hour Phone Service:
Telephone: 1300 555 135 within Australia (local call cost) or
Telephone: +61 2 6261 3305 from outside Australia
SMS: +61 421 269 080

Media information can be found at the DVA Media Centre.

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