Anzac Day 2019

Dawn Service

Fremantle is a unique location to honour Anzac Day as it was the last Australian experience many soldiers and sailors had before departing our shores to join the war effort overseas.
 

Dawn Service

Coordinated by the City of Fremantle, in conjunction with the Fremantle Memorial Wardens and the Anzac Day working group, all are welcome to attend the traditional silent service at the Fremantle War Memorial, home to the plaques honouring the 849 Fremantle servicemen and women who failed to return from WW1.

Time: 5.50am – 6.30am
Location: Fremantle War Memorial, Monument Hill
Knutsford Street, Fremantle
 

Getting There

Parking

Designated free parking will be available at Beach Street Carparks (CP12A & CP12B) and John Curtin College of the Arts, 90 Ellen Street Fremantle carpark until 12pm. We anticipate car parks will fill quickly so consider car-pooling or catching public transport.
There will be a shuttle bus service running free of charge between Beach Street Carparks (CP12A & CP12B), John Curtin College of the Arts, 90 Ellen Street Fremantle Carpark and Monument Hill between 5am - 6am, and 6.30am - 7.30am.
Additional parking options are available at www.fremantle.wa.gov.au/visit/parking/where-park-fremantle with free parking available City wide until 8am.

Public Transport

There will be free travel on public transport for anyone wearing military uniform or medals travelling to the Anzac Day Dawn Service or Anzac Day Parade in Fremantle.
Trains to Fremantle will depart Perth Station, Platform 7 at 3:47am, 4.02am and 4.32am.
Connecting shuttle buses to Monument Hill will depart Fremantle Station, Stand 3 at 4.35am and 5.05am, with return shuttles back to Fremantle Station after the Dawn Service.
Visit www.transperth.wa.gov.au for more information or contact City of Fremantle, Events Management Team on events@fremantle.wa.gov.au.

North Fremantle Service

Gather around Fremantle’s first war memorial and join members of the Bicton-Palmyra RSL, Fremantle RSL and North Fremantle Amateur Football Club in remembering the fallen.

Time: 9am – 9.30am
Location: Fallen Soldier Memorial
Cnr Queen Victoria Street & Harvest Road, North Fremantle

Parking

Street parking available at Queen Victoria Street and Burns Street.

Anzac Day March

The Anzac Day commemorations will conclude with the traditional March through the main streets of Fremantle before returning to Esplanade Reserve for the Closing Ceremony.

Parade assembly is at 9.45am and step off at 10.15am.
 

Departing from the Esplanade Reserve along Marine Terrace, up Collie Street and left on to Pakenham Street. Right on to High Street, right at Market Street then continuing along South Terrace. Right down Essex Street and back along Marine Terrace to the Esplanade Reserve.The parade concludes at the Esplanade Reserve where the Closing Ceremony will commence.
Time: 10.15am – 10.45am
Location: Step off from Esplanade Reserve, march through Fremantle CBD

March route Road closures
Closing Ceremony

A brief closing ceremony at the Esplanade Reserve when the marchers return.
Time: 10.45am - 11.30am
Location: Esplanade Reserve

Auslan interpreters provided at services and closing ceremony.

The City of Fremantle is able to provide media opportunities and access for media personnel wishing to attend any Anzac Day commemorative events.

FAQ

Q: What are my transport/parking options?

A: There will be free travel on public transport for anyone wearing military uniform or medals travelling to the Anzac Day Dawn Service or Anzac Day Parade in Fremantle.Trains to Fremantle will depart Perth Station, Platform 7 at 3:47 am, 4.02am and 4.32am. Connecting shuttle buses to Monument Hill will depart Fremantle Station, Stand 3 at 4.35am and 5.05am, with return shuttles back to Fremantle Station after the Dawn Service.

Visit www.transperth.wa.gov.au for more information or contact City of Fremantle, Events Management Team on events@fremantle.wa.gov.au.

 

Q: Is this event accessible?

A: Yes, for more information regarding special access arrangements please email events@fremantle.wa.gov.au.

 

Q: Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

A: For more information, you can contact the City of Fremantle on 9432 9999 or email events@fremantle.wa.gov.au.