Lest we forget - ANZAC Day 2018

22 April 2018 | 10:00AM

ANZAC Day - soldier

Monash residents are encouraged to attend local services to commemorate ANZAC Day.

People are encouraged to pay their respects for all Australians who served and died in war and operational service. These ceremonies are organised by local Returned Services League (RSL) branches:

Glen Waverley

Sunday 22 April at 10.15am:

  • Glen Waverley Cenotaph, Kingsway
    (behind Glen Waverley Library)
    preceded by a short march at 10am from the Waverley RSL Sub-Branch car park (off Glendale Street).

Veterans, current and former service personnel, accompanied by community leaders, the Hawthorn City Pipe Band and led by Bernie Dingle from the Light Horse and Artillery Museum will march from the Waverley RSL to the Glen Waverley Cenotaph for a community service.
All members of the community are invited to attend. Following the Service all attendees are invited to return (many march the return trip) to the RSL for refreshments.

Wednesday 25 April at 6am:

  • The Cenotaph, Springvale Road (adjacent to Central Reserve), Glen Waverley

Dawn Service followed by a traditional Gunfire Breakfast served at the Waverley RSL Sub-Branch. Gold coin donation appreciated.

For more information: call 8858 4700 or visit
waverleyrsl.com.au/about/commemorative-activities

Clayton

Wednesday 25 April at 6am:

  • Dawn Service Cenotaph in the Remembrance Gardens (246 Clayton Rd, Clayton)

A dawn service will take place at the Clayton Cenotaph at 6am, Australian Defence Force members will be present for the Catafalque Party and there will be a guest speaker.

For more information: call 9544 1035 or email saunders3172@hotmail.com

Oakleigh

Wednesday 25 April at 6am:

  • The Cenotaph, Cnr Drummond St and Atherton Roads, Oakleigh

The Oakleigh Carnegie RSL Sub-Branch will hold a Dawn Service at the Oakleigh Cenotaph.
Commencing at 6am, the service will include a Guard of Honour by the Australian Great War Association, who will also conduct a Gun Salute at the conclusion of the service.

  • 7.15am
    Breakfast (gold coin donation)
    Oakleigh Carnegie RSL Sub Branch
    95-97 Drummond Street, Oakleigh
  • 10.50am
    Watch a Fly Pass by RAAF Williams Museum, Point Cook. Gather on the Oval next to the Oakleigh Carnegie RSL as this will provide the best view.
  • 12.30pm-1.30pm
    Sausage Sizzle ($2)
  • 12pm-2.40pm
    Anzac themed Concert in the Oakleigh Carnegie RSL Memorial Hall featuring  Mick Coventry (Port Fairy Story Telling Champion), Ian Bland (Poet Laureate from RRR) and a selection of tunes and video clips. (Gold coin donation)
  • 3pm
    Watch the AFL Anzac Day match

For more information, call (Wednesday or Friday) 9568 0407 or email secretary@ocrsl.com.au

Date & Time

22 April 2018 | 10:00AM

Contact

Monash Council

9518 3555

Location

Glen Waverley Cenotaph, Kingsway, Glen Waverley 3150 View Map

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