Anzac Day 2021

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ANZAC Day 2021 services across Baw Baw  

This Anzac Day we’ll come together, in person and in spirit, to commemorate the men and women who have served our nation in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations.

Local services will be conducted at the following war memorials across Baw Baw Shire:

Sunday 18 April 2021

Longwarry – 2:00pm

Sunday 25 April 2021

Aberfeldy – 11:00am

Walhalla – 6:00am

Erica – 9:30am

Willow Grove – 9:30am

Hill End – 10:30am

Narracan East – 9.30am

Thorpdale – 9:30am

Trafalgar – 11.00am

Yarragon - 10.30am

Darnum - 10.00am

Jindivick - 11:00am

Neerim District Soldiers' Memorial Hospital (weather permitted) - 2:00pm

Warragul:

  • 6:00am - Dawn Service
  • 9:50am - March down Victoria Street
  • 10:00am - Main Service

Drouin:

  • 6:00am - Dawn Service
  • 9:30am - March from Bendigo Bank Car Park
  • 10:00am - Main Service

Attendees are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes early.

For those wishing to pay their respects from home, you are encouraged to walk outside, stand in your yard, driveway or on your balcony and observe a minute’s silence at 5:55am as the Last Post is played during the ANZAC Day Dawn Service.    

Temporary road closures

To enable ANZAC Day ceremonies to take place, some roads will be temporarily closed across the Shire.

Drouin

  • Princes Way between Main South Road and Francis Avenue from 5.30am to 7am and
  • Princes Way between Main South Road and Francis Avenue from 9.30am to 11.30am 

All footpaths will remain open.

Trafalgar

  • Contingent Street, between the Princes Highway and Kitchener Street from 10.30am to 11.30am 
  • Kitchener Street between Contingent Street and Wellington Street from 10.30am to 2pm. 

All footpaths will remain open.

Walhalla

Main Road between 5am and 6.45am

Warragul

  • Smith Street and Victoria Street between Palmerston Street and Queen Street from 5.30am to 7.30am
  • Temporary traffic hold (approx. 5-10 minutes) at Victoria/Palmerston Streets roundabout between 9.55am and 10am.
  • Smith Street and Victoria Street between Palmerston Street and Queen Street from 9.15am to 11.30am.

All footpaths will remain open.