Here's What You Need To Know If You're Attending The Dawn Service In Kings Park

Plan ahead.


24 April 2019

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Attending a Dawn Service to commemorate Anzac Day is a special Australian tradition.

If you're thinking of attending the Dawn Service in Kings Park, you'll want to make sure you've planned ahead. 

Here's the official information, via RSLWA

Timing Of Proceedings

5am: RSLWA recommends that participants arrive from 0500 onwards.

5.50am: At 0550 lights will go out and all will be quiet as the Service commences.

6am: The Dawn Service will be conducted at the State War Memorial on Fraser Avenue.

 

Getting there, parking and road closures

Road Closures for the Dawn Service will be similar to 2018.

Bus-only lanes will operate in parts of Wellington and Havelock Streets to ensure a smooth operation of the free shuttle bus from the Perth Busport to the ANZAC Dawn Service in Kings Park.

Please be advised that road closures and traffic detours will be in effect on 25 April 2019 around the Perth CBD for the safety of patrons, emergency access and event organisers.

It is recommended that you take public transport to ANZAC Day events. RSLWA recommends you plan your journey via the Transperth website.

Parking passes and reserved seating accreditation are available for aged, infirm, and disabled Veterans. Accreditation and parking can be obtained by contacting RSLWA on (08) 9287 3799. Or by email.

Other Viewing Locations

In 2019, you can view the service on six large screens surrounding the commemorative site which is in Kings Park. Some areas will be controlled by security and low fencing for safety and viewing comfort. The screens ensure that good viewing is accessible for all.

Other Events In Kings Park

Haka for Life

  • Fraser Lawn Precinct, Fraser Ave, Kings Park on Thursday 25 April immediately after the conclusion of the Dawn Service

Jewish War Memorial Service

  • Jewish War Memorial, Kings Park on Thursday 25 April from 7:00am

2/28th Battalion and 24th Anti-Tank Company Assn Service

  • 2/28th Battalion and 24th Anti-Tank Company Symbolic Flame, May Drive, Near Saw Avenue, Kings Park on Thursday 25 April from 7:15am to 8:00am.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Service

  • Vietnam Memorial, May Drive Parkland, May Drive, Kings Park on Thursday 25 April from 7:30am.

You can find out more, including maps and frequently asked questions HERE.

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