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ANZAC Day 2024 commemorative services for Tamworth region

TAMWORTH DAWN SERVICE – ANZAC Gates Memorial - ANZAC Park (05.30am):

· 05:25am the lights will be dimmed in preparation for the commencement of the service at 05.30am.

· 05:30am Dawn Service begins.

SERVICE & EX-SERVICE PERSONNEL BREAKFAST - Wests Diggers, Kable Ave. and Tamworth Services Club, Marius St. (6:15am)

· 7:20am Hannafords Bus departs Wests Diggers Club, Kable Ave. for Kootingal Services

· 7:30am Hannafords Bus departs Tamworth Services Club for Kootingal Services


· 8am Kootingal Public School, Denman Avenue - march to Memorial in Memory Park for service.

VETERANS MEMORIAL MARCH – Railway Memorial Park (10.00am):

· Service and Ex-Service perons who wish to participate are to form-up in front of Railway Memorial Park (Marius Street) at 09.30am for a 10.00am step off.

· School students to assemble on Bourke Street at 9:30am.

· Railway Memorial Park Commemoration Service and wreath laying at 9:45am.

· At 10am, the march will move down Bourke Street, left into Peel Street, then left into Fitzroy Street to the Tamworth Memorial Town Hall. Students turn right on Fitzroy Street to No. 1 Oval.


· at 10:10am Peel Street

MAIN COMMEMORATION SERVICE – Tamworth War Memorial Town Hall (10.45am):

• Veterans and members of the community are invited to attend the Main Commemoration Service in the Tamworth War Memorial Town Hall. The service will commence at 10.45am. Guest Speaker: W01 Grant McDowell - 12/16 HRL

VETERANS LUNCHEON – Blazes Showroom, West Tamworth League Club (12.00noon):

· Tamworth sub-Branch Members, all Veterans and their families are invited to attend the ANZAC Day Luncheon at West Tamworth League Club (Phillip Street), 12 noon for 12:30pm. STRICTLY NO DOOR SALES:

Membership is not a prerequisite for participation in the march and luncheon.


• Marchers are to assemble in front of Attunga Public School at 3.00pm prior to the commencement of the march at 3.15pm. The march will end at the ANZAC Gates where a Memorial Service will be held. Afternoon tea will be served at the Attunga Hall at the conclusion of the service. (A plate of food to share will be greatly appreciated)


DAWN SERVICE – Memorial Clock (06.00am):

· Assembly at 5.454am for 6.00am Service - Queen and Maude Street; march from Queen and Alice Streets to Memorial Clock

· 11.00am Commemorative Service - War Memorial Clock, Queen Street; Form up at 10.40am for 10.50am ANZAC Day March.


DAWN SERVICE –  5.30am, Anzac Gates in Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Bendemeer

· March from corner of Havannah Street and Memorial Drive at 10:45am; to conclude at Memorial Park with Service to commence at 11.00am.


· 7.30am Commemorative Service at Duri Sports, Werris Creek Road


DAWN SERVICE – 5.30am, Manilla Soldiers Memorial Hall, Manilla Street

· 7.30am Breakfast, Manilla Services Club

· 10.30am line up for march; 10.45am march commences exiting Manilla Services Club

· 11.00am, ANZAC Day Service, Manilla Soldiers Memorial Hall

· 12.00pm ANZAC Day Service, Manilla Cemetery Cenotaph

· 1.00pm Manilla RSL Sub-branch Day Lunch, Manilla Services Club


· 11.00am Service at the Nundle Memorial Hall, followed by a march to the Cenotaph.


· The march will assemble at the Somerton Public School in Milkmaid Street at 7.45am, and arrive at the Somerton War Memorial Hall on the corner of Scotland Street and Joshua Street, for a Commemorative Service at 8.00am


· 4.30am Memorial Service at Piallamore Recreation Reserve, Nundle Road


· 07.00am Memorial Service at the Gipps Street Memorial.


Roads will be closed from 9am - 11:30am and include:

  • Marius Street (between Darling Street and Brisbane Street, access via Darling street for parents dropping off school children for the march only). 

  • Bourke Street (between Peel Street and Marius Street)

  • Peel Street (from Bourke Street to Fitzroy Street)

  • Brisbane Street (from Dowe Street to Kable Avenue)

  • Fitzroy Street (between Kable Avenue and the Town Hall)

  • Kable Avenue (at Fitzroy Street)


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