Anzac Day 2018

ANZAC Day is the solemn day of remembrance of those Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who fought and died at Gallipoli in 1915. It is also a day of remembrance for all soldiers who have fought and died for their country and is recognised with a public holiday in Australia.

These events are organised by local RSL branches or community members.

Aberdeen:       

6.00 am            Dawn Service – Memorial, Moray Street, followed by breakfast

8.30am             Assemble for March in Bedford Street, near pre-school

9.10 am            March and Remembrance Service

10.00 am          Official proceedings followed by brunch –Aberdeen RSL auditorium

Cassilis:          

10.45am           Assemble at the corner of Branksome Street and Ancrum Street to march across the bridge, or if not marching, assemble at the War Memorial Park Gates

There will be a wreath laying ceremony followed by refreshments at the Cassilis Bowling Club

Gundy:            

8.00am             Free bus from Scone RSL Club, hotels, and Scone Bowling Club to Gundy, returning after the service

9.00 am            March from Linga Longa Hotel to service at Gundy RSL Hall

Merriwa:          

5.40 am            Dawn Service at Cenotaph

7.00 am            Breakfast at Merriwa RSL

10.30 am          March from front of RSL Club to Cenotaph

10.45 am          Remembrance Service at Cenotaph

Murrurundi:    

6.00am             Dawn Service – Memorial Gate – Bowling Club

10.45am           Assemble at Adelaide Street

11.00am           March to Murrurundi Memorial Gates

11.30am           Remembrance Service at Memorial Gates

Scone:            

6.00 am            Dawn Service – War Memorial Swimming Pool

10.30am           Assemble at Kelly Street

10.45 am          March

11.00 am          Fly past of former military aircraft and remembrance service – War Memorial at Barwick House, Kelly Street

Council offices, childcare and youth services, libraries and waste management facilities will be closed on Anzac Day – Wednesday 25 April 2018. Kerbside waste collections are as usual. For emergencies regarding roads, bridges, animal control, water, sewerage, or landfill contact Council’s after hours number 6540 1199.

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