ANZAC Day Dawn Service
When
05:50am - 06:30am, Friday, 24 April 2020
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Where
At State War Memorial Precinct Kings Park, Western Australia
Phone
(+61 8) 9287 3799
Email
events@rslwa.org.au
Website
www.rslwa.org.au
Categories
Perth Events

The Returned & Services League of Australia, Western Australia Branch Incorporated (RSLWA) hold an annual Dawn Service at the State War Memorial in Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

ANZAC was the term given to the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula early on the morning of 25 April 1915 during the First World War. Anzac Day is a solemn day of remembrance, gratitude and national pride.

Every year on 25 April, cities and towns around Australia hold commemorative events to pay respect to the men and women who have served and continue to serve our great nation.

Travel and access

Travel delays will occur so plan your journey to allow plenty of time. Due to road and carpark closures, patrons are encouraged to use public transport on this day.

Patrons with mobility issues and special requirements should contact RSLWA directly via email events@rslwa.org.au or phone (08) 9287 3799.

Prohibited items

  • Dangerous or hazardous items
  • Sun shelters and tents
  • Alcohol
  • Glassware
  • Portable BBQs
  • Candles or other naked flames.

What to bring

  • A torch
  • Food and drinks (these will also be available for purchase)
  • Cardigan or light jacket in case of cooler weather
  • A raincoat or poncho if rain is forecast
  • Hats and sunscreen for sun protection
  • If you wish to wear family medals, then they should be worn on the right-hand side of the chest.

More information

Further information will be available in the Notices section and on the RSLWA website.

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