Adelaide ANZAC Day Guide 2011

With Adelaide’s wide range of dawn services throughout the city, everyone can celebrate and honour the ANZACs this ANZAC Day.

ANZAC Day Services

Adelaide City Dawn Service: The South Australian RSL remembers the day with a commemorative Dawn Service commencing at 6.15am and March commencing at 9.30am. At the conclusion of the March will be the Cross of Sacrifice Service at approximately 11.35am.

RSL Blackwood: 
ANZAC Service 8.30am at Cherry Gardens and Main Road 
9am at Coromandel Valley.

Brighton Dawn Service: The Brighton RSL will be coordinating the Official March and Dawn Service for all Veterans and Service personnel. 
All participants to assemble from 5.30am at the City of Holdfast Bay Council Office on Jetty Road, Brighton.

The march will start at 5.45am and will proceed along Jetty Road to the Arch of Remembrance at Brighton Jetty. The Dawn Service will commence at 6.00am and conclude at approximately 6.45am.

Following the service the Brighton RSL will host a breakfast for a gold coin donation at their clubrooms at 11-13 Keelara Street, Brighton. 
All participants and members of the public are invited to attend.

Gawler Anzac Day Service and Breakfast: Traditional Dawn Service in Pioneer Park. Enquiries: George Sibenaler RSL Gawler Sub Branch President Phone: 0400 606 029

Magill/Rostrevor: An ANZAC Day Dawn Service will be held at 6.30am at the War Memorial Garden, The Gums Reserve, Shakespeare Avenue, Rostrevor. Following this is a breakfast at the Magill RSL Hall, 8 Lorne Avenue, Magill.

Marion: Commences at 6.20pm at the conclusion of the ANZAC Youth Vigil at the Memorial Gardens, next to the Edwardstown Bowling Club, Raglan Avenue, Edwardstown.

RSL McLaren Vale: ANZAC Dawn service 6.15am at Memorial Park, Gemmel Tassie Reserve, Valley View Drive, McLaren Vale

RSL Morphett Vale: Dawn Service 6 am at City of Onkaparinga Memorial Gardens, South Road, Morphett Vale

RSL Port Noarlunga/Christies Beach: Remembrance Service 5.30am in the Memorial Gardens adjacent to the Clubroom, Esplanade, Port Noarlunga.

Norwood RSL: Dawn service at 6.15am at the Soldiers Memorial (Corner of Osmond Terrace and The Parade, Norwood).

Payneham RSL: Dawn Service at 6.15am at the Cross of Sacrifice (corner of OG Road and Payneham Road) followed by a light breakfast at Payneham RSL and a free bus to follow the Anzac Day March in Adelaide. (360 Payneham Road, Payneham).

FREE Anzac Day Community Concert To commemorate the spirit of the ANZAC, the Payneham City Concert Band will perform at the Payneham Youth Centre (Turner Street, Felixstow) from 2pm to 4pm. All are welcome to attend. Please contact Helen Hanwit-Arney on 8396 5374 for more information.

Playford Anzac Day Dawn Service: 6am at the Cross of Remembrance Memorial, Smithfield.

City of Prospect: A service will be held at 6am in the Memorial Gardens, opposite RSL Clubrooms, on Menzies Crescent, Prospect.

Salisbury Dawn Service: 6am Service, Salisbury War Memorial, Orange Avenue.

St Morris RSL: Dawn service at 6.30am at the Memorial Gardens (Corner of First Avenue and Green Street, St Morris) followed by a breakfast at the St Morris RSL Clubrooms (Green Street, St Morris).

Unley RSL: The Unley R.S.L. will conduct a Dawn Service in the Unley Memorial Gardens (adjacent Woolworths shopping centre on Unley Road) on Monday 25 April and you are requested to be there by 5.45 am.

A Bugler and Catafalque Party of the 10/27 Battalion RSAR and the City of Unley Concert Band will be in attendance.

After the service, breakfast will be available in the Club Rooms, RSL Unley Sub Branch, 29 Arthur Street, Unley at a cost of $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children. All Welcome.

Walkerville: An Anzac Dawn Service will be held at the Walkerville Memorial Gardens, Church Terrace at 6am followed by a barbecue breakfast at the Walkerville RSL, Walkerville Terrace. 
For further information, please contact the Walkerville RSL.

West Torrens/Hilton: Traditional Dawn Service at West Torrens Memorial Gardens, Brooker Terrace, Hilton.  Assembling at Hilton RSL at 6am to march to Memorial Gardens. For further information please contact the Hilton RSL.

RSL Willunga: Remembrance Service 6.15am at Willunga War Memorial

Other ANZAC Day events

The Grand ANZAC Day Concert 2011 at 
Adelaide Town Hall

Celebrate ANZAC Day 2011 with a Proms style concert at the Adelaide Town Hall. Join in the fun of singing some old favourites drawn from the popular songs of World War I & II. 
The Concert is from 2pm – 4:40pm at the Adelaide Town Hall, 128 King William St, SA. Tickets are $60, for more information visit:,pc=WHATSON

The Union Hotel: The traditional Adelaide meeting place after the ANZAC Parade.

As the spirit of ANZAC Day gets stronger each year, so does the tradition of celebrating the nation’s freedom at The Union, with part proceeds from the day to benefit Legacy.

Waymouth St will be closed for the celebrations between 10am and 10pm.

Guests will be invited to tuck into the Legacy Club Sausage Sizzle, and the traditional Aussie fare of pies, pasties, and more.

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Rob Roy Hotel: Join the City of Adelaide Pipe Band as they pay their respects this upcoming ANZAC Day Monday 25 April.  Pipe band performances from 12:00pm and throughout the afternoon.  Drink specials all day.

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Ambassador Hotel: ANZAC Day lunch and breakfast

Buffet Breakfast $25 P/Person

($20 p/person for pre-payment & seniors)

An assortment of cereals, pastries, muffins, toast & preserves along with bacon, eggs, mushrooms, tomatoes & other hot items. Price includes organic filtered coffee and Lipton Tea selection.

Bookings & Enquiries: [email protected]

3 Course Lunch $29 P/Person

(10% discount p/person for pre-payment & seniors)

Soup, choice of main & choice of dessert. Please see our special ANZAC day menu for full details.

Bookings essential.

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The Highway: the tradition continues with the Anzac day blockbuster between Collingwood and Essendon on the big screen from 2pm.

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Central District Football Club is proud to take part in the ANZAC Day Grand Final rematch at Adelaide Oval on ANZAC Day. More importantly it is an opportunity for our Club to honour the ANZAC Spirit in the heart of Adelaide.

As is tradition, marching ex-servicemen and women and uniformed personnel taking part on the ANZAC Day ceremonies receive complimentary admission to the ANZAC Day game. This year that is being extended to ALL current serving ADF personnel (uniformed and non-uniformed) upon presentation of their ADF identity card at Adelaide Oval. Prior to the game an ANZAC Day ceremony is conducted with a lap of honour for those SANFL footballers who have served our country.

For non-service admission prices are: $12 adult, $5 concession and children under 18 are free.

Central District, Norwood and the SANFL look forward to seeing you there.

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Port Adelaide’s ANZAC Weekend Honour

The Port Adelaide Football Club is again proud to be playing its role in the AFL’s ANZAC Round, with the Power taking on the Gold Coast Suns at AAMI Stadium from 2.45pm on Saturday 23rd April.

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