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March 7, 2021

Your comprehensive guide to Anzac Day ceremonies in the Northern Rivers

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Anzac Day services will be held across the region tomorrow to recognise those who have served in Australia’s armed forces and those who lost their lives while doing so.

The following local services will be held:

Byron Shire

Mullumbimby: 4.30am – dawn service at cenotaph opposite services club. 10.30am – marchers assemble behind council chambers with march to commence at 10.50am. 11am – Main service at cenotaph including guest speaker Lieutenant Adrian Webb

Brunswick Heads: Assembling at RSL Clubrooms, Fawcett Street at 4.50am for 5.00am march to the Cenotaph for the dawn service, followed by a march through the streets back to the RSL Clubrooms.

Bangalow: Mid-morning march at 10.45am from Railway Park, Bangalow. The Wreath Laying ceremony and presentation is at the RSL Hall in Station Street, followed by a service in Station Street.

Byron Bay: Dawn service commences at 5.30am at Memorial corner of Tennyson & Marvell Streets. Meet at Bay Street at 10.15am to assemble for march to Memorial at 10.30am. (Wet weather – assemble at Scout Hall)


Tweed Shire

Burringbar: Assemble at the Old Bakery at 8.45am for the march to the Memorial. Service to commence at 9am. Refreshments and bowls at the Sports Club after the service.

Cudgen: Dawn service held at the Cudgen War Memorial. Assemble at Crescent Street at 4.10am. March to the service at the Collier Street Cenotaph at 4.28am.

Kingscliff dawn: Assemble at Turnock Street at 5.55am. Service at the Kingscliff War Memorial. Breakfast at the Kingscliff Beach Bowls Beach Club at 7am.

Kingscliff main: Assemble at 10am with the march commencing at 10.20am. Service at the Memorial at 11am. Cars available for non- marchers. Lunch at the club rooms afterwards.

Murwillumbah dawn: Assemble at War Memorial at 5.20am. Breakfast in the Services Club at 6.15am. Veterans and children under 12 free, others $5.

Murwillumbah main: Marchers assemble in Brisbane Street, schools and other organisations assemble Main Street, opposite Post Office at 10.10am. March off at 10.30am for Cenotaph service at 10.45am. Transport available for non-marchers at the assembly area. There will be a short session in the Services Club at 12.15am for veterans – finger food and refreshments available.

Pottsville: Assemble at 7.30am at the Pottsville Beach chemist. March off 7.45am for the service at 8am at the Cenotaph in ANZAC Park. Breakfast at Pottsville Beach Sports Club after the service.

Tumbulgum: Dawn service at the Memorial Gates at 4.30am. Breakfast in the hotel after the service.

Tweed Heads dawn: Assemble on pathway behind Chris Cunningham Park at 5.45am. There will be a short wreath laying service at Chris Cunningham Park at 6.30am.

Tweed Heads main: Assemble in Boundary Street, Tweed Heads at 10am, march off at 10.30am down Boundary Street, left into Wharf Street and left to the Memorial in Chris Cunningham Park.
Service of Remembrance from 11am.

Tyalgum: Dawn service at the Memorial at 5.15am. Breakfast in the hotel after the service.

Uki: Dawn service at the War Memorial at 4.20am. Breakfast in the hall after the service.


Lismore Shire

DAWN SERVICE: Form up at the Old Post Office at 0450hrs ready to March off at 0500hrs.

MAIN MARCH: Form up Clyde Campbell Car Park at 0830hrs ready to March off at 0900hrs. Commemorative Service & Wreath Laying will follow at the Lismore Cenotaph.


Ballina Shire

Ballina RSL Sub Branch 5:30am – Dawn Service commences at the Ballina RSL Memorial. 6:30am – Breakfast at Ballina RSL Club. 10:30am – March commences and proceeds down River Street from the Court House to the Ballina RSL Memorial cenotaph. 12:00 noon Anzac day Luncheon at Ballina RSL Club. 

Alstonville RSL Sub Branch 5:30am – Dawn Service commences at Elizabeth Ann Brown Park 9:30am – Commemoration Service, parade through Main Street through to Elizabeth Ann Brown Park by 10am for the main service. 


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