The large crowd gathered at Memorial Park for the Grafton Anzac Day service Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner
The large crowd gathered at Memorial Park for the Grafton Anzac Day service Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner Adam Hourigan

Clarence Valley Anzac Day schedule of events

GRAFTON

  • 5.45am Assemble outside Council Chambers for march to Memorial Park
  • 6am Dawn Service at Grafton Memorial Park
  • Followed by gunfire breakfast for Diggers, partners and guests at GDSC ($10 donation)
  • 9am Procession assembles in Prince Street (Market Square)
  • 9.30am March to Memorial Park
  • 10am Civic commemoration at Cenotaph, Memorial Park
  • Followed by gathering at the GDSC for drinks and food for Diggers, partners and guests ($10 donation)

SOUTH GRAFTON

  • 5am Assemble at New School of Arts in Skinner Street, South Grafton, for march to start at 5.05am
  • 5.15am Dawn Service at Cenotaph, Lane Boulevard
  • 6.30am Gunfire breakfast at South Grafton Ex-Servicemen's Club
  • 10.30am Members of the RSL and all organisations and individuals are invited to take part in the procession and march from the New School of Arts
  • Assemble at New School of Arts in Skinner Street, South Grafton, for march to start at 10.45am
  • 11am Commemoration service at the Cenotaph, Lane Boulevard
  • 1pm Lunch at South Grafton Ex-Servicemen's Club

MACLEAN

  • 5.30am Dawn vigil at Cenotaph (in the event of rain, Maclean Services Club verandah)
  • Followed by gunfire breakfast at the Maclean Services Club
  • 10am Assemble at SPAR and march from 10.30am
  • 11am Morning service at Cenotaph
  • 12.30pm Lunch at the Maclean Services Club

CHATSWORTH/ ILUKA

  • 6am Dawn Service at Memorial, Charles Street, Iluka
  • Barbecue breakfast & refreshments at Iluka Hall (next to Memorial)
  • 10.30am Assemble at Iluka School for march to memorial
  • 11am Remembrance and wreath-laying service
  • Noon Lunch at Iluka Bowling Club

HARWOOD

  • 5am Assemble at Harwood Hall.
  • 5.30am Dawn Service at Harwood Cenotaph (wet weather venue Harwood Hall)
  • Followed by barbecue breakfast and music (gold coin donation please)

WOOLI

  • 5.30am Dawn Service at Cenotaph
  • 6.30am Breakfast at Wooli Bowling & Recreation Club
  • 10.45am Assemble at Wooli Bowling & Recreation Club for march
  • 11am Service at the Cenotaph
  • Followed by lunch for ex-service personnel & partners at the Wooli Bowling & Recreation Club

YAMBA

  • 5am Muster at the Yamba Cenotaph
  • 6am Dawn Service at the Cenotaph
  • 9.30am Assemble in Clarence Street opposite Stella Motel for march to Cenotaph
  • 10am Service to start at the Cenotaph

ULMARRA

  • 10.30am Muster for march starting at 10.45am from Rural Fire Service car park riverbank
  • 11am Commemoration service starts in Memorial Park

TULLYMORGAN

  • 5.15am Assemble at Tullymorgan School
  • 5.30am Dawn Service at Tullymorgan School followed by gunfire breakfast (gold coin donation)

LAWRENCE

  • 5.30am Assemble at Lawrence Hall for 5.40am march to Memorial Park for dawn service.
  • 5.45am Dawn Service at Memorial Park
  • 9.30am Assemble at Lawrence Hall for 9.50am march to Memorial Park
  • 10am Service at Memorial Park

LOWER SOUTHGATE

  • 3pm Commemoration of Anzac Service at Lower Southgate War Memorial (Clarence Valley's first war memorial)


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