Port Stephens 2019 Anzac Day service times


5.45am: Assemble in the Bull N Bush Hotel car park for the march to the Lions Park memorial on the corner of Medowie and Ferodale roads.

6am: Dawn service at the Lions Park memorial.

Nelson Bay

5.30am: Assemble in Apex Park in Nelson Bay CBD.

5.40am: Dawn service followed by a hot breakfast at Wests Nelson Bay Diggers. Free for diggers. Members of public $5.

10.30am: March participants assemble in Nelson Bay Bowling Club car park for 10.40am march down Stockton Street to Apex Park.

10.50am: Main service at Apex Park war memorial.

Noon: Luncheon at Diggers. Free for uniformed personnel, sub-branch members $15, visitors and guests $30.

Tanilba Bay

5.45am: Dawn service at the Tilligerry RSL Sports Club memorial in Tanilba Bay.

6.30am: 'Gunfire breakfast' at the club for a gold coin donation.

9.40am: March from the southern gates of Avenue of the Allies, Tanilba Bay to the club.

10am: Main ceremony at the club.

Raymond Terrace

5.45am: Gather at the Jacaranda Avenue memorial for a 6am dawn service followed by a Diggers breakfast at the Raymond Terrace Bowling Club.

10.20am: Form up for 10.40am march from Sturgeon Street along William and Port Stephens streets to the memorial.

10.55am: Main service at the memorial.


8.45am: Assemble at Seaham Weir Park for the main march at 8.50am.

9am: Service at Knitting Circle followed by morning tea in the park.


5.45am: Assemble at Tony King's garage along the old Pacific Highway and march to the Memorial Park war memorial.

6am: Dawn service at Memorial Park. Breakfast will follow at the Karuah RSL for all participants.

9am: Main service will be conducted at the memorial wall adjacent to the Karuah RSL entrance.


5.00am: Form up at Stockton RSL Club for a 5.15am march to the Mitchell Street memorial.

5.30am: Dawn service.

8am: Meet at the George Washington Hotel for an 8.30am march to Mitchell Street memorial.

8.45am: Main ceremony. Return to Stockton RSL Club afterwards for refreshments.

Clarence Town

5.15am: Assemble at Clarence Town Bowling Club for 5.30am march to Memorial Park on the corner of Gray and Queen streets.

6am: Dawn service in Memorial Park.