This page contains information 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, please check the service specific page.
Obtain your attendance pass for available overseas commemorations.
|Service date||Service name||Location|
|Tuesday, 25 April 2017||Anzac Day Dawn Service, Gallipoli, Turkey||Anzac Commemorative Site, Gallipoli, Turkey|
|Tuesday, 25 April 2017||Anzac Day Dawn Service, Villers-Bretonneux, France||Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France|
|Tuesday, 25 April 2017||Centenary of the Battle of Bullecourt||Digger Memorial, Bullecourt, France|
|Tuesday, 26 September 2017||Centenary of the Battle of Polygon Wood, Passchendaele||5th Division Memorial, Buttes New British Cemetery, Zonnebeke, Belgium|
|Tuesday, 31 October 2017||Centenary of the Battle of Beersheba, Sinai-Palestine Campaign||Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery, Be’er Sheva, Israel|
|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|
Please visit the Smartraveller website for the latest travel advice from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and register your overseas travel.
Media information can be found at the DVA Media Centre.