Anzac Day

Photograph of Wall of Remembrance covered in poppies

The following towns in Baw Baw Shire will be holding commemorations on ANZAC Day, Tuesday 25 April 2017, with the exception of Longwarry who will hold a service on Sunday 23 April 2017.

Aberfeldy

Time: 12.00pm service.
Location: Aberfeldy Cemetery, Donnelly’s Creek Road, Aberfeldy.

Darnum

Time: 11.00am service featuring special guest speakers.
Location: War Memorial, Darnum Public Hall, Cropley Street, Darnum.

Drouin

Time: 6.00am dawn service.
Location: Cenotaph, Memorial Park, Princes Way, Drouin.

Time: 10.45am march, service and wreath laying.
Location: March proceeds from Bendigo Bank car park at 10.45am to the Cenotaph in Memorial Park, Princes Way, Drouin for Service at 11:00am. Temporary road closures will be in place.

Erica

Time: 9.30am service.
Location: War Memorial, Erica Public Memorial Hall, 14 School Road, Erica.

Hill End

Time: 10.30am service.
Location: War Memorial, Hill End Community Hall, 2494 Willow Grove Road, Hill End.

Jindivick

Time: 11.00am service.
Location: War Memorial, Jacksons Track, Jindivick.

Longwarry

Date: Sunday 23 April 2017.
Time: 2.00pm service.
Location: War Memorial, Cnr Bennett and Kennedy Streets, Longwarry. Followed by afternoon tea, guest speaker and entertainment at Longwarry Hall.

Narracan East

Time: 9.30am service.
Location: War Memorial, Narracan Connection Road, Narracan East.

Neerim South

Time: 2.00pm service and afternoon tea.
Location: Tarago Views Aged Care Facility, 29-39 Main Road, Neerim South.

Noojee

Time: 6.00am dawn service.
Location: War Memorial, Cnr Bennet St and Mount Baw Baw Tourist Road, Noojee.

Thorpdale

Time: 9.00am service.
Location: War Memorial, Pioneer Park, Station Street, Thorpdale.

Trafalgar

Time: 6.00am dawn service.
Location: Cenotaph, Trafalgar RSL Hall, 55 Kitchener Street, Trafalgar.

Time: 10.15am service and morning tea.
Location: Andrew’s House, 40-42 School Road, Trafalgar.

Time: 10.45am march and service.
Location: March proceeds from Criterion Hotel at 10.45am to the Cenotaph at the Trafalgar RSL Hall, 55 Kitchener Street, Trafalgar for Service at 11:00am. Temporary road closures will be in place.

Walhalla

Time: 6.00am dawn service.
Location: War Memorial, Central Gardens, Walhalla Road, Walhalla.

Warragul

Time: 6.00am dawn service.
Location: Cenotaph, Smith Street, Warragul. Temporary road closures will be in place.

Time: 9:40am march and service.
Location: March proceeds from the Gazette Offices at 9.40am to the Cenotaph, Smith Street, Warragul for Service at 10:00am. Temporary road closures will be in place. Followed by morning tea at the RSL Hall, Albert Street, Warragul.

Time: 2.00pm service and afternoon tea.
Location: Fairview Village, 30 Sargeant Street, Warragul.

Willow Grove

Time: 9.30am service.
Location: War Memorial, Willow Grove Community Centre, Moe-Willow Grove Road, Willow Grove.

Yarragon

Time: 10.30am service.
Location: War Memorial, Princes Highway, Yarragon.

All members of the community are encouraged to attend a local service.

Poppies may be laid at the dawn services and wreaths may be laid at the mid-morning services. Council will also lay wreaths at War Memorials at Neerim, Neerim East and Neerim North.

For more information and contact details for various services across the Shire, contact your local RSL Branch or email Samantha McHenry or call 5624 2411.