Category Archives: ANZAC Day

Centenary of the Anzac Obelisk on ANZAC Parade, Moore Park Sydney 15 March 2017

  The commemoration of the centenary of the Anzac Obelisk on Anzac Parade was held at Moore Park Sydney on Wednesday, 15 March 2017. Official Guests included the NSW Governor, His Excellency General, The Hon David Hurley AC, The Ministers … Continue reading

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ANZAC DAY

Anzac Day 2014 commemorates the 99th anniversary of the landing of troops at Gallipoli. Anzac Day goes beyond the anniversary of the landing on Gallipoli in 1915. It is the day on which we remember Australians who served and died … Continue reading

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Gallipoli Ballot – What next?

Information from the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs released Sunday, 2 February 2014: NEXT STEPS FOR GALLIPOLI 2015 BALLOT 42,582 applications were received from Australians planning to attend the Dawn Service at Gallipoli in 2015, marking 100 years since the landing … Continue reading

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Gallipoli 2015 ballot closing SOON

On 25 April 2015 the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli will be commemorated. A fair, open and transparent ballot will be held to allocate places to Australians and New Zealanders planning to attend official Anzac Day commemorations … Continue reading

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Gallipoli 2015 Ballot

Are you interested in finding out about attending the centenary celebrations at Gallipoli on 25th April 2015? The Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on the Centenary of Anzac  Warren Snowdon  provided the following information on 13 May 2013: “A ballot … Continue reading

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ANZAC DAY

98th Anniversary of Gallipoli Landing 25th APRIL 2013 Read more about Anzac Day and it’s traditions by visiting the Australian War Memorial website. Read about and watch the Last Post Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial by clicking here.

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ANZAC Day in Gallipoli & France

Are you planning to be in Gallipoli or France for Anzac Day? STILL TIME TO REGISTER FOR ANZAC DAY IN GALLIPOLI & FRANCE  Ahead of Anzac Day 2012, Secretary for the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Mr Ian Campbell encouraged Australians … Continue reading

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ANZAC DAY 2011

ANZAC Day and Easter Celebrations coincided this year resulting in a series of ANZAC Commemorations being held on alternative dates as well as the traditional 25th April. In Fromelles, France the inaugural Dawn Service was held on 21st April 2011. … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day 2011: France

The following report comes from FFFAIF French member Yves Fohlen who attended the Dawn Service at Villers Bretonneux. Yves has been present at each of the official services held at Villers Bretonneux. Although long before these services were conducted, Yves … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day 2011: Belgium

ANZAC Day in Belgium commenced with a Dawn Service at British New Buttes Cemetery, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke. Photo: Dawn Service New Buttes Cemetery Polygon Wood Zonnebeke Belgium [Johan Durnez] Read about this service as seen through the eyes of FFFAIF member Johan … Continue reading

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