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ANZAC Day in Port Stephens 2018

Anzac Day 2018

Wednesday 25/04/2018

Venue: Various locations across Port Stephens

Cost: Free

Anzac Day, 25 April 2018, is one of Australia’s most important national occasions. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War.

Events in Port Stephens:


  • 5.50am - March commences from Tony King's Garage (on the Old Pacific Highway) continues along the Pacific Highway for the Service in Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Karuah
  • 7.00am - Service concludes. March will then continue along Bonser Lane into Bundabah Street across the old Pacific Highway to disperse in the Karauah RSL District Car Park for breakfast at the club.
  • 9.00am - Memorial Service. Memorial Wall, Karuah District RSL Club.

Nelson Bay

  • Commemoration service from 10.50am at Apex Park, Victoria Parade Nelson Bay - coordinated by the Nelson Bay RSL Sub-Branch.
  • Anzac Day luncheon at Wests Nelson Bay Diggers at 12:00 noon.


  • Short march from the corner of Ferodale and Medowie Rds and then along Ferodale Road at 5:45am.
  • 6:00am - Dawn Service in the Lions Memorial Park.
  • Email njbiggar@outlook.com or call 0402 571187.

Raymond Terrace

  • Dawn Service at Anzac Park, Raymond Terrace in conjunction with Raymond Terrace RSL Sub-Branch. Temporary closure of several streets accessing the ANZAC Park roundabout (Jacaranda Street; Port Stephens Street and Glenelg Street).
  • Main Service at Anzac Park, Raymond Terrace in conjunction with Raymond Terrace RSL Sub-Branch. Members will form up at 1030 hours in Sturgeon Street, Raymond Terrace, between Glenelg Street and William Street.


  • Service will be conducted at the "Knitting Circle" Memorial on Newline Road, Seaham for 30 minutes.
  • Parade will form up in Seaham Weir Park on East Seaham Road at 0855 hours and march approximately 300 meters to the Memorial on Newline Road.

Port Stephens Visitor Information Centre

Port Stephens Visitor Information Centre will be closed for Anzac Day this year. The centre is a seven day a week operation with closures traditionally on Good Friday and Christmas Day only. However due to a reduced demand for the centre on Anzac Day previously Council has decided to close the centre in 2018.


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