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ANZAC Day Services and commemorations will take place throughout the Illawarra on Thursday, 25 April 2024.

Anzac Day Events

Anzac Day at Woonona-Bulli RSL Club

This year for ANZAC Day, WBRSL is hosting a family friendly day for all, as we honour and pay respect to our service men and women. The dawn service will commence at 5:30am, followed by a hearty breakfast buffet available for just $10 (limited capacity, bookings not necessary).

Throughout the day, enjoy live entertainment by the talented acoustic duo, Martini Henrys, playing from 12pm to 3pm. Plus, there’s fun for the kids with a jumping castle on-site. The Club will not be conducting two up on ANZAC Day, and it will be a family friendly event.

Anzac Day at The Bally Hotel

Free-entry. 2UP Arena will kick off at 12pm. **The Bally Hotel practices the responsible service of alcohol. Please respect what the day stands for. All minors must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian.

Anzac Day at The Shellharbour Club

Join us in the Main Lounge for a game of two-up, a beloved tradition that is closely associated with ANZAC Day commemorations. Where: Main Lounge. Time: 12pm – 4pm

Live NRL ANZAC Day Round
Catch all matches of the NRL ANZAC Day Round live & loud throughout the entire venue. Watch as your favourite teams battle it out over a feast from the Sport bar menu. Where: Sports Bar, Main Lounge & Precinct. Time: From 2pm

Billson’s Pop Up
Swing by our caravan in the Lounge and snag a refreshing can of Billson’s! Where: Caravan in the Main Lounge. Time: 12pm – 4pm. Drink responsibly.

Anzac Day Dawn Services & Marches

City of Wollongong March – 10am

In 2024, the City of Wollongong RSL sub-Branch is conducting a Dawn Service and the Wollongong City Anzac Day March, it commences at 10am in Crown Street, Wollongong. Road closures apply in the morning.

Wollongong City Anzac Day Dawn Service – 5am

MacCabe Park Cenotaph, Church Street, Wollongong

Corrimal RSL March – 5.25am
Start from Corrimal RSL Memorial Club towards ANZAC Grove along Princes Highway, Corrimal

Corrimal Dawn Service – 6am
ANZAC Grove, Memorial Park, Railway Street, Corrimal

Coledale RSL Dawn Service – 6am
Coledale RSL Club, 731 Lawrence Hargrave Drive Coledale

Austinmer/Thirroul RSL Dawn Service – 6am
Cenotaph, Austinmer Beach, Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Austinmer.

Helensburgh RSL – 5.45am
Charles Harper Park Memorial, Helensburgh

Port Kembla Dawn Service – 6am
Port Kembla Memorial, corner Allan Street and Military Road, Port Kembla

Stanwell Tops Memorial Service – 10am

Stanwell Tops War Memorial Park Stonehaven Road Stanwell Tops

Thirroul Dawn Service – 6am
Cenotaph, William Woodward Memorial Park, Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Thirroul

Windang Club Memorial Service – 7.45am
Club Windang Cenotaph, 2-6 Judbooley Parade, Windang. The march will commence from the Lake Illawarra Hotel at 7.45am, assembly will be at 7.30am, and proceed to the Club Cenotaph, where the Commemorative Service will be held.

Woonona Dawn Service – 5.30am

Woonona-Bulli RSL Memorial Club, 455-459 Princes Highway, Woonona

Albion Park RSL – 4.30am Service (4.20am March beforehand)
Free breakfast provided by the Sub Branch and Memorial Club to veterans, their families, guests and the community after the service inside the club.

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