If you’ll be in the land down under on April 25th, make sure you free up your calendar and take part in one of Australia’s most important national occasions – ANZAC Day.

What is ANZAC Day?

April 25th marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces, during the First World War.

In 1915, Australian and New Zealand soldiers formed part of the expedition which set out to capture the Gallipoli peninsula on April 25th. Over eight months, more than 8,000 Australians died in the campaign.

This day has since become a public holiday, on which Australians remember those who died in the war.

What does ANZAC stand for?

ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps.

How can I get involved on the day?

From dawn services to CBD remembrance marches and action-packed games of two-up to baking ANZAC Day biscuits, there are numerous events for you to get involved in.

Check out some of the key events happening in major cities around Australia!













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