Throwback: Wimmera ANZAC Day services, 2012-2016 | MEGA GALLERY


5.30am Dawn Service activities commence, followed by breakfast at the Ararat RSL with a gold coin donation.

9.45am Those wishing to March assemble at Edith Cavel Reserve at the top end of Barkly Street.

10am March commences followed by Main Service at the Cenotaph, followed by morning tea at the Ararat RSL

1pm Diggers Lunch.


6am Dawn Service at the Cenotaph, Main Street Stawell, followed by free community breakfast at the Town Hall.  

11am Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Stawell Cenotaph, Main Street Stawell

Great Western 

10am Wreath Laying Ceremony at the War Memorial Great Western

St Arnaud

6am Dawn Service at Market Square St Arnaud

10.30am St Arnaud Anzac Day March and Service


6.15am Dawn Service assembly at Sawyer Park Cenotaph and War Memorial Drive

6.15am March assembly in Hocking Street-Firebrace Street

6.30am, Dawn Service

9.45am, Anzac Day parade assembly in Pynsent Street

10.30am Anzac commemorative service assembly

11.28am Student guests Kessia Peterson, Shaun Longstaff, Georgia Perris


10.30am March and service.


6:00am Dawn Service at Broadway Memorial.

11.00am ANZAC Memorial Service at Jeparit Memorial Hall. Guest speaker Andrew Almond. Following the service, a march will proceed to the Broadway Memorial for a wreath laying service. BBQ lunch to follow at RSL Clubrooms.


9.45am Assemble at the Cenotaph, followed by gathering for a march.

Service to follow at the MECCA, Federal Street, Rainbow.  Peter and Jenny Solly will be the guest speaker. Followed by morning tea at the Rainbow RSL supper room.


6.30am Dawn Service at the war memorial statue in Goldsworthy Park. BBQ breakfast to follow, hosted by Rotary. Gold coin donation.

10.30am Wreath laying at the Cenotaph, followed by gathering for a march to the Nhill Memorial Community Centre.

11.00am Service at Nhill Memorial Community Centre. Guest speaker John Deckert. Morning tea to follow in the Soldiers Lounge.


6:00am Dawn Service at the Dimboola Memorial Site. Guest Speaker, Mr Charlie Rees.

6:30am Gunfire breakfast at the Dimboola Memorial Secondary College.

8.30am March leaving from Dimboola Memorial Secondary College for a short march, followed by wreath laying at Cenotaph. Commemoration service at Dimboola Memorial Secondary College auditorium with guest speaker Harry John. Supported by Nhill-Dimboola brass band, local Cub, Scouts and Girl Guide groups, Dimboola Schools and Dimboola CFA. Morning tea to follow at Dimboola RSL Sub-branch in Lloyd St.


10:30am Assembly Commences at the corner of Milbourne and Scott Street, followed by a March and Wreath laying ceremony at the ANZAC Park Gates


6am Dawn Service at the RSL Hall at 6am followed by a breakfast. 

10am Ceremony is at the Memorial Hall.


11am Ceremony commences at the Memorial Gates of the Recreation Reserve. Beulah Choir performing afterwards.


8:45am Assembly at the Brim Memorial Hall followed by a service at 9:00am

Sheep Hills 

7:00am March Commences from the Boolite Road corner followed by a Service at the Cenotaph


9:30am March commences from the Minyip Memorial Gates followed by a service at the Memorial Hall


9:45am March commences from the local Police Station followed by a Service at the Rupanyup Memorial Hall


6am Dawn Service from the Murtoa Memorial Gates

11:30am March from the Local Fire Station at followed by a Service at the Murtoa Memorial Gates


9am Service at Woomelang Group School. Morning tea to follow at the school.


Assembly at 10:45am out the front of Patchewollock Hotel followed by

a ceremony and light lunch at the Patchewollock Hall


10:45am Assemble at War Memorials,

11:00am: March from War Memorials to Apsley Town Hall, 

Anzac Day Service, Guest Speaker Mark Watters on role of the Light Horse over the decades, unveiling of new plaque commemorating Boer War nurse Sister Frances Hines (first Australian woman to die in active service), march from Apsley Town Hall to War Memorials for laying of wreaths, light lunch provided in RSL Hall

Host: Langkoop/Apsley RSL Sub-Branch


8:00am: “Moose’s Breakfast” at RSL Hall, Langford St, $5/head.

10:30am: Anzac Day Service at Cenotaph, Anzac Avenue, Edenhope, service at Edenhope Mechanics Institute Hall, 76 Elizabeth Street.

Guest speaker: Mrs Jess Flanders.


10:00am March from Police Station to War Memorial (assemble at 9:30am), Memorial Service in Goroke Hall, guest speaker Mr Ambrose Crowe please bring a plate for morning tea


10:00am Ecumenical Service, 10:30am March past of veterans and members with piper Andrew Teusner, guest speaker, morning tea and refreshments at the Hall (a donation would be appreciated)


10:30am: Assemble at RSL Park / Band Park for 10:55am start, Anzac Day Service at newly upgraded cenotaph followed by refreshments at Club Hotel (gold coin donation please)

Host: Kaniva RSL Sub-Branch

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