A range of information to help you with your coverage of Anzac Day 2012 is now available.
Commemorations in Australia and overseas
- 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.
- Media travelling to Gallipoli and France
Media planning to attend Anzac Day commemorations in Gallipoli or Villers-Bretonneux must register their attendance. Selected Gallipoli and Villers-Bretonneux Dawn Service participants are also available for interview. Email DVA Media for further information.
- Historical images and stories
Historical images and stories from Gallipoli and Villers-Bretonneux are available for download on the Australian War Memorial website. Email DVA Media for access.
This section has more detailed information about a range of DVA topics.
- Anzac Day posters
This year the DVA posters mark the 70th anniversary of two battles from the Second World War: the bombing of Darwin and the campaign in Kokoda, Papua New Guinea.
- Wartime Snapshots
DVA produces background information and teaching activities to accompany each Anzac Day poster, called Wartime Snapshots. Wartime Snapshots No 9 – Bombing of Darwin and Wartime Snapshots No 10 – Kokoda will be available soon.
- 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.
- Anzac biscuit recipe (PDF 296 KB) (Word 232 KB)
A traditional recipe for Anzac biscuits.
- 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.