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Anzac Day services

Anzac Day: from left, volunteers Jake Mathieson and RSL secretary Noel Laing, both of Leongatha, are selling poppies and pins in the lead up to Anzac Day.

Anzac Day: from left, volunteers Jake Mathieson and RSL secretary Noel Laing, both of Leongatha, are selling poppies and pins in the lead up to Anzac Day.

 

Anzac Day across South Gippsland

 

Fish Creek
Arrive 10.30am for an 11am start at Fish Creek RSL clubrooms. There will be a march to the Fish Creek cenotaph for a short service. A full service will be held at the Fish Creek Hall which will also include a performance by the Fish Creek and District Primary School Choir.

Foster
The RSL bar and club rooms open at 9am. The march to the cenotaph commences at 10.45am with members from the Royal Australian Navy, then followed by a full service at the Foster War Memorial Arts Centre Hall. A march back to the RSL for refreshments will conclude the service.

A 2pm service will be held at the Prom Coast Aged Care facility.

Inverloch

A dawn service will be held at 6am at the RSL Hall, 15 Bolding Place, followed by a morning service at 10am at the Inverloch Hub, A’Beckett Street.

There will be a guest speaker and the Inverloch and District Lions Club will serve breakfast.

Kongwak
There will be a 10am service beside the Kongwak Hall, with flag raising and wreath laying ceremonies. Following the service, there will be a morning tea provided.

Korumburra
Arrive at 5.50am for a 6am dawn service at the Coleman Park cenotaph. Breakfast, tea and coffee will be provided by the 2nd Korumburra Scouts. A 10.30am a small ceremony will then follow, also at the Coleman Park cenotaph.

Leongatha
There is a 6am dawn service at the Leongatha cenotaph, followed by a light breakfast at the Leongatha RSL. At 10.45am there will be a march to cenotaph from the RSL which is followed by a wreath laying ceremony. The march will also include the South Gippsland Shire Brass Band. HMAS Cerberus personnel will provide a guard of honour. A commemorative Anzac Day service will conclude the day at 11am in the Leongatha Memorial Hall.

Loch

At 10.45am, there will be a wreath laying ceremony at the cenotaph, outside old post office (if wet, move to Masonic Hall).
Meeniyan
Arrive at 9.15am for 9.30am service to be delivered at the Meeniyan cenotaph, followed immediately by a morning tea in the Meeniyan Hall.

Mirboo North
Arrive at 10.15am at the IGA supermarket for short march commencing at 10.30am. There will be a commemorative service at the cenotaph, followed by refreshments at the RSL clubrooms.

San Remo

Bass MLA Ken Smith will be the speaker at an Anzac Day commemoration at the cenotaph on the San Remo foreshore at 11am. A marquee will provide shelter if necessary and there will be an opportunity for people to lay a wreath/flowers.
Tarwin Lower
There will be a midday service held at the Cenotaph in River Drive, followed by a flag raising and playing of The Last Post.

Toora
There will be a 6am dawn service at the Toora cenotaph followed by gunfire breakfast at the Toora RSL clubrooms. There will then be an 11am commemorative service at the cenotaph followed by lunch at RSL clubrooms.

Welshpool
There is a 9.30am commemorative service at the Welshpool cenotaph followed by morning tea.

 

Wonthaggi

There will be a 6am dawn service at the Wonthaggi cenotaph.

At 9.45am assemble at the RSL Hall, Graham Street, to march to Soldiers Reserve and the cenotaph for a 10am morning service.

 

 

 

 

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