Where You Can Attend ANZAC Day Service In Ballarat

Ballarat residents are encouraged to pay tribute and remember those who have served the country by attending an ANZAC Day service across the municipality next week.

ANZAC Day will be commemorated on Thursday 25 April, with several services held throughout the City of Ballarat.

City of Ballarat Mayor, Cr Des Hudson said ANZAC Day continued to be one of the most important days of the year.

“It is clear ANZAC Day still holds such an esteemed place in the Ballarat community and we see every year that the commemorative events draw huge crowds of people paying their respects,” Cr Hudson said.

“I encourage everybody who is able to attend one of the services to honour our past and present service men and women and to pay tribute to their sacrifice.”

ANZAC Day Services across Ballarat

Ballarat Cenotaph, Sturt Street

  • 6am: Dawn Service at the Ballarat Cenotaph in Sturt Street, followed by Gunfire Breakfast at Ballarat RSL Midlands Golf Club.
  • 10.30am: ANZAC Day March, from Lyons Street North to Ballarat Cenotaph, followed by the Commemorative Service at the Ballarat Cenotaph.
  • 1.00pm: Refreshments and Two-Up at Ballarat RSL Midlands Golf Club.

Cardigan and Windermere Fire Brigade

  • 7am: Short ceremony at the Fireman’s memorial in Remembrance Drive, corner Finch’s Road, followed by the placing of a wreath.

Arch of Victory

  • 8am: Service at the Ballarat Arch of Victory/Garden of the Grieving Mother.


  • 8.30am: Service at Sebastopol Cenotaph

Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial

  • 9am: Wreath Laying service at the memorial. Please register via: https://www.powmemorialballarat.com.au/

Miners Rest

  • 10am: Service at the Miners Rest Cenotaph


  • 10.15am: Service at Buninyong Memorial Park

There will be various road closures in place throughout the day. For a full list of road closures, visit the ANZAC Day webpage on the City of Ballarat website.

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