Anzac Day is a time to pay tribute and commemorate our fallen soldiers with friends and family at the many events across Sydney.
Dawn services, wreath laying, parades and sunset services form a significant part of ANZAC Day tributes and are held throughout the country.
Here’s how to get involved from the Dawn Service to Two-Up this Tuesday.
The Cenotaph, Martin Place
Martin Place hosts the State’s biggest ANZAC Day service, expected to hit capacity by 3am. There will be large television screens for those craning for a view when the service begins at 4.15am. Thousands will be there in the pre-dawn darkness to pay their respects and lay wreaths in honour of fallen soldiers.
ANZAC DAY SERVICES
ANZAC DAY MARCH
The ANZAC Day March in Sydney involves about 20,000 war veterans, current servicemen and women, police and relatives proudly displaying war medals on uniforms throughout the city’s CBD.
Thousands line the footpaths between Sydney’s Martin Place and Hyde Park to salute our nation’s diggers.
It begins at 9am at the intersection of Martin Place and Elizabeth Street and travel south on Elizabeth Street to Liverpool Street.
At the conclusion of the parade a commemoration service is held at the ANZAC Memorial, Hyde Park, adjacent to the Pool of Remembrance, at 12.30pm.
This ceremony will start at the Cenotaph, Martin Place, at 5pm.
It will be a short service accompanied by the NSW Ambulance Service Band and following by the lowering of the flags.
This is the conclusion of the official ANZAC Day Commemorations in Sydney.
HOW TO GET THERE
A number of roads will be closed in Sydney's CBD on Anzac Day, so the advice is to catch public transport if you're heading to the Dawn Service and march.
Early morning trains will run on most lines, and will arrive in the city in time for the Dawn Service which starts at 4:30am.
Extra buses will also be running on all major corridors into the CBD, but some will be diverting from their normal routs so allow extra time or consider catching a City Centre train.
For more public transport information or to plan your trip head to transportnsw.info.
For the latest traffic information visit www.livetraffic.com or call 132 701.
NRL: DRAGONS VS ROOSTERS
St George Illawarra Dragons take on the Sydney Roosters at Allianz Stadium this Anzac Day. The game starts at 4pm with extra transport services available.
For further information on Anzac Day events in your local area, check out the following websites: