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Anzac Day 2018

Ceremonies overseas

Australian Embassies and High Commissions around the world conduct their own Anzac Day ceremonies. For information regarding Anzac Day commemorations in a specific country, please visit the Department of Foreign Affairs website. Click on the relevant country to link to their webpage and visit the Events section. For questions, or to attend an event, please contact the Embassy or High Commission directly.

Anzac Day 2018, Sandakan Memorial Park, Borneo, Malaysia

Soldiers saluting in front of a memorial

An official Anzac Day Dawn Service will be held at the Sandakan Memorial Park on Wednesday,
25 April 2018, commencing at 5.30am. The Sandakan Memorial Park is located on the site of the Second World War Sandakan Prisoner of War Camp.

The official Anzac Day Dawn Service in Sandakan is conducted by the Australian Government and is made possible with the assistance of the local communities of Sandakan.

The commemorative service is open to the public. The details for the official service are:

Event:
2018 Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date:
Wednessday, 25 April 2018

Time:
4.20 am: Site opens to the public
5.10 am: Latest public are asked to be seated by
5.30 am: Dawn Service commences

Venue:
Sandakan Memorial Park, Borneo, Malaysia

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Anzac Day services in Papua New Guinea, 2018

Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery

Bomana war memorialDVA assists the Port Moresby RSL sub branch and the Australian High Commission in the official Anzac Day Dawn Service on Wednesday, 25 April 2018, at Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery.

The commemorative service is open to the public.

Event:
2018 Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date:
Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Time:
5:00 am: Dawn Service commences

Isurava MemorialVenue:
Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea.

Isurava Memorial

DVA, in conjunction with the Australian High Commission, Port Moresby, conducts the official Anzac Day Dawn Service on Wednesday, 25 April 2018, at Isurava Memorial.

Event:
2018 Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date:
Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Time:
5.30am: Dawn Service commences

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Anzac Day 2018, Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi, Thailand

Wreath laying ceremonyThe Australian Embassy, Bangkok will host the official Anzac Day Dawn Service on Wednesday, 25 April 2018, on the grounds of the Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum, approximately 3 hours drive North West of Bangkok in Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand.

The commemorative service is open to the public.

Event:
2018 Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date:
Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Time:
5.30am: Dawn Service commences

Venue:
Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi, Thailand

For further information regarding Anzac Day 2018 at Hellfire Pass and other Commemorative Services in Thailand, please visit the Australian Embassy Bangkok website.

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Commemorative services at the Long Tan Cross site in Vietnam

The Vietnamese Government has advised that it will not permit official commemorations at the Long Tan Cross site, including on Anzac Day and Vietnam Veterans Day. The Vietnamese Government has indicated that access to the Long Tan Cross site will remain open to small groups of people for contemplative private visits without media coverage, but this may change at short notice. Please refer to the DFAT smartraveller advice regarding this matter at.

Consistent with long standing practice, visitors to the Long Tan Cross site in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province may not wear medals or uniforms, or carry banners or flags. Visitors are asked to behave in a solemn manner, respectful to the wishes of local communities. See the Australian Consulate-General website for further information.

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