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Dawn services mark ANZAC Day in the north

A previous Thirroul ANZAC Day march

THE Northern Illawarra’s RSL sub branches will hold memorial services to mark the 97th anniversary of ANZAC Day on Wednesday April, 25. The following services will be held:

* Wollongong Cenotaph, Dawn Service, McCabe Park (forming outside City Diggers). 4.45am, For more information call: 4225 9818.

* Austinmer RSL sub-branch March and Dawn Service, march from Austinmer Beach Car Park to the Austinmer War Memorial, adjacent to Austinmer Surf Club. 5.50am.

* Corrimal RSL Dawn Service, march from Corrimal RSL to Anzac Grove for service and return to RSL. 5.45am. For more information call: John Simpson on 0403 928506

* Coledale RSL Dawn Service, meet at Coledale Newsagency at 5.50am for march to Coledale RSL, service and then gold coin breakfast. 5.50am, service at 6am. For more information call: 4267 1873.

* Woonona-Bulli RSL Club march from Franklins car park at Woonona to the cenotaph at Woonona-Bulli RSL Club. 5.45am, for service 6am. For more  information call: Robert Price on 0448 995 070.

* Anzac Day City March, Commences southern end of Church Street along to Cenotaph then along Burelli Street for service in the Wollongong Town Hall 10am, march starts. For more information call: 4225 9818.

Please note: the change of route for the Anzac Day City March through Wollongong’s CBD, and a change to the service venue.


About Mick Roberts

A Sydney journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in Australia for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick has owned and managed several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW. He currently calls the inner-Sydney suburb of Surry Hills home.


One thought on “Dawn services mark ANZAC Day in the north

  1. Lest We Forget those who made the ultimate sacrifice.


    Posted by Michael Zaracostas | April 24, 2012, 6:48 am

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