ANZAC Day

 

On Wednesday 25 April, Ballarat residents gather to honour the nation’s veterans, servicemen and servicewomen at ANZAC Day services around the municipality.

BALLARAT:

5.45am Dawn Service at the Ballarat Cenotaph in Sturt Street, followed by Gunfire Breakfast at Ballarat RSL Midlands Golf Club until 9.30am. Buses will be provided

• 7am service at the Fireman's Memorial, corner Finches Road and Rembrance Drive

• 8am Wreath laying service at the Ballarat Arch of Victory

9am Ex-Prisoner of War Memorial wreath laying service

10.30am ANZAC Day March, from Lyons Street South to Ballarat Cenotaph

11am Commemorative Service at the Ballarat Cenotaph, followed by refreshments and Two-Up from 1pm at Midlands Golf Club. Buses will be provided

SEBASTOPOL:
8.45am March from the Sebastopol Post Office, Albert Street

• 9am Commemorative Service at the Sebastopol Cenotaph in Albert Street


BUNINYONG:
• 10.15am Commemorative Service from the Buninyong RSL at 401 Learmonth Street, Buninyong

MINERS REST
• 10am Wreath laying service at the Miners Rest Cenotaph in Howe Street, Miners Rest

For more information about this year's services, or to view the full program visit ballaratrsl.com.au

Anzac Day marks the anniversary of the landing on Gallipoli in 1915.

In 2018, Sunday
11 November marks the 100th anniversary of the Armistice which ended the First World War (1914–18).

To have your ANZAC Day 2018 commemorative service details added please email media@ballarat.vic.gov.au

WASTE COLLECTION:
This ANZAC Day public holiday (Wednesday 25
 April 2018) City of Ballarat Waste Collection will continue as normal. If your bins are collected on a Wednesday, please ensure your bins are on the kerbside as per your usual routine.


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ANZAC Day 2018 commemorative services will be held on Wednesday 25 April.

For the safety of participants and all road users the following traffic alterations will be in place:

Lane Closures – Tuesday 24 April
In preparation of the ANZAC Day service;
• The inside lane closure of Sturt Street between Lyons Street to Dawson Street will be closed on the eastbound side from 1pm Tuesday 24 April until 5pm Wednesday 25 April.

Road Closures – ANZAC Day, Wednesday 25 April
• Sturt Street will be closed from Dawson Street to Raglan Street in both directions to all traffic from 4.30am to 5pm.
During this closure, the following additional roads will be impacted:
▪ Lyons Street South will be closed between Dana Street to Sturt Street
▪ Lyons Street North between Sturt Street and Mair Street will permit access for local traffic only.

Traffic detours will be in place along Dana Street and Mair Street.

Road Closures – ANZAC March, Wednesday 25 April
The ANZAC Day March will form up on Lyons Street South from 9.30am and progress westbound into Sturt Street up to Raglan Street; head eastbound down to Creswick Road (A300) and return along Sturt Street (westbound) to the Cenotaph at the Lyons Street intersection.
• Sturt Street and all intersecting streets will be progressively closed from Raglan Street to Creswick Road from 10.15am and will re-open as soon as the march passes.

For more information on ANZAC Day services please contact the Ballarat RSL on (03) 5332 3300.