Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia
25th April 2018
Large crowds are expected in the Sydney CBD on Anzac Day. Plan ahead.
Anzac Day is a day of remembrance. It is an opportunity for veterans, those currently serving and the general public to pay their respects to those who have served our country.
The Sydney CBD will have four key commemoration events on Anzac Day, Wednesday 25 April 2018.
- 4am arrival for 4.30am – Dawn Service – Martin Place Cenotaph
- 9am – Anzac Day March – Elizabeth Street, Sydney
- 12.30pm – Commemoration Service – Hyde Park South
- 5pm – Sunset Service – Martin Place Cenotaph
The Dawn Service at Martin Place is expected to reach capacity by 3am. People can also watch the service live via a large screen in Martin Place near Pitt Street.
For the safety of all patrons, security staff may conduct bag checks upon general public attending the Dawn Service.
If you’re coming into the CBD, you’re encouraged to use public transport. Extra train and bus services will be running early in the morning. To plan your trip, visit transportnsw.info
There will also be significant road closures and special event clearways in the CBD between 1am and 4pm for the Anzac Day Dawn Service and March. For full details go to livetraffic.com or call the 132 701 Traffic Information Line.
The Sydney Dawn Service and Anzac Day March will also be broadcast live on television. Please check your local guides for details.
Across regional and rural NSW, there will be various services and events for people to attend and pay their respects. This includes Ballina, Goulburn and Narrandera.