The role of the Commemorations Group of DVA is to acknowledge and commemorate the service and sacrifice of all those who served Australia and its allies in wars, conflicts and peace operations.

2009 Battle for Australia Commemorations

See information regarding Battle for Australia activities.

Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels Commemorative Medallion

See more information about the medallion, including eligibility criteria and application forms.

Anzac Day

For information regarding Anzac Day activities in Australia and around the world.



Anzac Day - Gallipoli

Gallipoli, Turkey

Check for the most recent information on events being held in Gallipoli.

More information on Anzac Day services in Gallipoli 

Anzac Day services in France 2010

The following information will assist visitors planning to attend the Anzac Day services at Villers-Bretonneux and Bullecourt, France, on 25 April, 2010. The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) is working to ensure that your visit to the Western Front will be a memorable one.

More information on Anzac Day services in France


Anzac Parade Pavement Reconstruction

The road pavement on Anzac Parade in Canberra will undergo a full depth reconstruction over the next three years. The work, being undertaken by the National Capital Authority, will cause road closures.

More information on the Anzac Parade Pavement Reconstruction (PDF 164Kb)

Anzac Day Schools' Awards

The Anzac Day Schools' Awards are open to all Australian primary and secondary schools. They are designed to encourage initiative and creativity, balanced with tradition, in the commemoration of Anzac Day. Applications close in late May each year.

More information on the Anzac Day Schools' Awards