ANZAC Day commemorations around Port Stephens

ANZAC Day will be commemorated around Port Stephens with services in Nelson Bay, Tilligerry, Medowie, Raymond Terrace, Seaham and Karuah.

Nelson Bay

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The Nelson Bay Dawn Service commences at the cenotaph in Apex Park and runs from 5:30am to 6:30am.

The annual March from the Bowling Club to ANZAC Park will commence at 10.25am with Stockton Road being closed between Dowling Street and Victoria Parade.

The march is being followed by a service in Apex Park from 10.45 – 11.45am.

Veterans are invited to attend a luncheon from 12pm to 2:30pm at West Diggers.

Tilligerry Peninsula

On the Tilligerry Peninsula there will be a Dawn Service from 5:45am to 6:45am at the Tilligerry RSL Sports Club grounds.

The traditional ANZAC March will be held from 9:40am to 10am, departing from the Avenue of Allies gateway to Tilligerry RSL Sports Club grounds.

For safety the road will be closed for the march between the Avenue of the Allies and Reliance Blvd.

A service will be held from 10am to 11am at the Tilligerry RSL grounds.


The township of Medowie will gather at the new memorial at Medowie Social for a Dawn Service from 6am.

The Medowie ANZAC March runs from 5:45am to 6am, and runs along Ferodale Road to the Medowie Social Memorial.

Ferodale Rd will be closed for the duration of the march.

Raymond Terrace

A March will take place from 5.50am to 6am down Jacaranda Avenue which will be followed by a Dawn Service from 6am to 6:30am at ANZAC Park.

Jacaranda Ave will be closed for the duration of the march.

Following the Dawn Service, the Raymond Terrace RSL sub-Branch is holding their annual gun fire Breakfast from 7am at the Raymond Terrace Bowling Club.

The second ANZAC March at Raymond Terrace goes from 10:35am to 10:55am, arriving at the War Memorial in Anzac Park via Sturgeon Street, William Street and Port Stephens Street.

The March is followed by the Main Service which runs from 11am to 11:45am at ANZAC Park.


The community of Seaham will hold an ANZAC March from 8:50am to 9am, from East Seaham Road to Newline Road.

Again for safety, East Seaham Rd to Newline Rd will be closed for the march, which will be followed by a Service from 9am to 9:30am at the Knitting Circle Memorial.


Karuah’s community will hold an ANZAC Day March from 5:50am from Malcolm Road to Tarean Road Memorial Park, with Malcolm Rd to Tarean Rd closed for the procession.

The March will be followed by a Dawn Service from 6am to 7am at Memorial Park.


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