Anzac Day Services 2017

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It is that time of year again, where we remember. We remember those who fought to maintain the freedoms that we have today. There are many Anzac Day services being held in our local area, including on alternate days for those who work in industries that prevent attendance at a Dawn Service. Please join us in remembering those who have served and those who have fallen – our ANZACs.

Local Services before Anzac Day

McLaren Vale, 23 April 2017 8 Robertson Avenue, Morphett Vale. 2:30pm. Link to event.

Anzac Candlelight Service

Macclesfield, 23 April 2017 30 Venables Street, Macclesfield. 6:00pm – late. Link to event.

A unique ANZAC service held by candlelight “At the going down of the sun”. This is a very family friendly service with the evening time suitable for the youngest to the oldest. Following the service meals and refreshments will be available and the chance to gather together in true community spirit.

Anzac Eve Youth Vigil

Morphett Vale, 24 April 2017 City of Onkaparinga Memorial Gardens, corner of Main South Road and Flaxmill Road. 6:00pm – 25 April 2017. 6:00am. Link to event.

Dawn Services

Clarendon War Memorial, Grants Gully Road. 9:30am

Coromandel Valley War Memorial Gardens, Weymouth Recreation Grounds, Main Road. 9:00am

McLaren Vale Memorial Park, Valley View Drive. 6:00am

Morphett Vale City of Onkaparinga Memorial Gardens, corner of Main South Road and Flaxmill Road. 6:00am

Port Noarlunga Memorial Gardens, The Esplanade 5:30am

Service details for other locations available as a PDF from Returned Services League of SA PDF document.

After the Services

Morphett Vale RSL Club have their Gunfire Breakfast hosted at their Club Rooms.  The club rooms are located at 8 Robertson Avenue, Morphett Vale.  We look forward to meeting those who attend.

The Returned Services League also have other events on at this time and there are other RSL Sub-branches in the region who may also have events for the general public to attend.  For further information please contact the respective Club most suited to your circumstances.  Details are:

McLaren Vale
2 Aldersey Street, MCLAREN VALE SA 5171
Telephone: 08 8323 8124

Morphett Vale
PO Box 239, MORPHETT VALE SA 5162
Telephone: 08 8384 6232

Port Noarlunga
86 Esplanade, PORT NOARLUNGA SA 5167
Telephone: 08 8382 7785

Willunga
PO Box 241, WILLUNGA SA 5172
Telephone: 08 8556 2732

Public Transport

Adelaide Metro is providing free transport on all buses, trains and trams on Anzac Day for:

  • past and present military personnel who are in uniform,
  • people wearing service medals,
  • people carrying a war veteran’s identification card.

For changes to bus, train and tram services including road closures and alternate routes please visit the Adelaide Metro web site.


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