Held annually on 25 April (public holiday)
Marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australia and New Zealand forces during WWI and the day troops landed in Gallipoli.
- Visit the to find a local service or join a service at Melbourne’s
- For resources to plan, promote and deliver an ANZAC Day event, visit the
- For information on trading and sporting restrictions on ANZAC Day, visit the
Restricted trading hours
On ANZAC Day, only exempt shops are permitted to open between 12.01am-1pm.
Held annually on 11 November
Marks the end of WWI after 4 years of conflict. Germany called for a suspension of fighting and guns fell silent at 11am on 11 November 1918.
The State Remembrance Day service is held at the Shrine of Remembrance.
Commemorative events in Victoria and around Australia
To find other services, events and exhibitions near you, visit:
Reviewed 07 May 2019