Remembrance Day

Photograph of sculpture of two ANZAC soldiers, one carrying the other

A number of Remembrance Day Commemorations will be conducted throughout the Baw Baw Shire on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 November 2018.

All returned soldiers, service personnel and residents are cordially invited to assemble at the respective memorials and to lay wreaths.

All citizens are requested to observe a one minute silence at 11.00am on Sunday 11 November.


Commemorations (including wreath laying) will be conducted at the following locations:


  • Saturday 10 November at 9.30am
  • Onsite


  • Sunday 11 November at 11.00am
  • War Memorial at Darnum Public Hall


  • Sunday 11 November at 11.00am
  • Cenotaph at Memorial Park, Princes Way, Drouin
  • There will be a dedication to commemorative Elm trees at 1.30pm and gold coin concert and afternoon tea at 2pm


  • Saturday 10 November at 11.30am
  • War Memorial at Erica Public Memorial Hall, 14 School Road, Erica

Hill End

  • Saturday 10 November at 2.30pm
  • War Memorial at Hill End Community Hall, 2494 Willow Grove Road, Hill End


  • Sunday 11 November at 11.00am
  • War Memorial, Corner Bennett and Kennedy Streets, Longwarry

Narracan East

  • Sunday 11 November at 9.30am
  • War Memorial, Narracan Connection Road, Narracan East

Neerim South

  • Sunday 11 November at 11.00am
  • War Memorial, Main Neerim Road, Neerim South
  • Light lunch to follow


  • Sunday 11 November at 10.00am
  • War Memorial at Pioneer Park, Station Street, Thorpdale


  • Sunday 11 November 11.00am
  • Cenotaph at Trafalgar Thorpdale RSL, 51 Kitchener Street, Trafalgar


  • Saturday 10 November at 10.30am
  • War Memorial at Central Gardens, Walhalla Road, Walhalla


  • Sunday 11 November at 11.00am
  • Cenotaph, Corner of Victoria and Smith Streets, Warragul
  • Book launch to follow, along with light refreshments

Willow Grove

  • Saturday 10 November at 1.30pm
  • War Memorial at Willow Grove Community Centre, Moe-Willow Grove Road, Willow Grove

Council will also lay wreaths at the following War Memorials: Jindivick, Neerim, Neerim East, Neerim North and Yarragon.

For enquiries, contact your local RSL or Council on 5624 2411.