On Thursday 25 April 2019, a number of dawn services and marches will be held across Lake Macquarie City. If you are hosting a dawn service or march that is not listed, please email details to communications@lakemac.nsw.gov.au.

Boolaroo-Speers Point

March to form up in Speers Point boat ramp car park at 5.30am, with march to commence at 6am. The service will be held in Speers Point Park, with the German trench mortar as the service’s memorial.


5am dawn service at memorial outside the club. 8.30am: March step-off in club grounds and proceed to cenotaph for service. 9am: Main service at the memorial.


March will start at 9.30am from George Street and will proceed along Pacific Highway to the monument in Cullen Park. The official service will start at 10am in Cullen Park.


March to form up at 4.45am at the corner of Main and Macquarie roads, and commence at 5am. Dawn service will be held at the Cardiff RSL Memorial Club at 5.15am.

Catherine Hill Bay

Dawn service at 6am at the War Memorial at Catherine Hill Bay Bowling Club. Breakfast will be served at the Club following the service.


Dawn service will start at 5.45am at the Dudley War Memorial, corner of Ocean Street and Redhead Road.


Dawn service will be held at 6am at the memorial outside Morisset Country Club. March will begin at 9am from the top commuter car park of the Morisset railway station, and proceed along Dora Street towards the Morisset Country Club for a morning service at 9.30am.


March leaves the corner of Makoro and Piriwal streets at 5.30am, with the dawn service to begin in Pelican RSL Memorial Park immediately after the March arrives. Following the service a breakfast will be provided for members and invited guests at Pelican RSL.


12pm, march steps off at Club Catalina. 12.30pm, main service at the Rathmines memorial.


9am, main service at Lake Macquarie Memorial Park


Rising sun memorial dawn service will be held at held at the cenotaph adjacent to the Swansea RSL at 6am. This will be followed by an 11am March through the main street of Swansea. Service to follow


March to form us at Anzac Parade at 7.40am and march to Anzac Park. Morning service will begin at 8am. A light breakfast will be served at Teralba Bowling Club following the service.


6am, dawn service at the memorial in Goffet Park. 10.50am, form up on The Boulevarde near Pemell Street. 11.10am, march step-off, proceeds down The Boulevarde to Goffet Park. 11.30am, main service at the Goffet Park memorial.


Valentine Lions Club march starts at 10am at Allambee Park, followed by a service.

Wangi Wangi

Dawn service at 5.30am at Wangi Wangi RSL at the Cenotaph. Breakfast afterwards for attendees of Dawn Service.

West Wallsend

March commences at 9.45am on the corner of Withers Street and Carrington Street and marches along Carrington Street where a service is held at the West Wallsend Memorial Park.