We will remember them.
Albany lays claim to initiating the annual ANZAC Dawn Service tradition
Visit the National Anzac Centre, the Fortress Military Museum and Anzac Peace Park.
Experience the ANZAC legend ... on their way to the battlefields of the First World War.
Albany is a significant pilgrimage destination for both national and international visitors
who wish to discover more about the ANZAC legend.
On 1 November 1914, Albany was the final departure point for the first ANZAC troops
Anzac Information PageANZAC day in Albany is always a special time. A dawn service is held at the Desert Mounted Corps Memorial on on Mt Clarence. The service is simulcast on screens in the town area and a community "Gunfire" breakfast is held. Over the ANZAC weekend, the community are invited to participate in the annual ritual of placing a poppy (provided) at Middleton Beach and a march is held in the City. Click image for details.
Anzac Oral HistoriesORAL HISTORY VIDEO
Watch these dramatic audio|visual stories told by albany locals who experienced aspects of WW1 during their early days in Albany. Produced by local Albany oral history enthusiast Kim Lofts with assistance from historian, Malcolm Trail. Music composed & performed by Rod Vervest.
National ANZAC CentreAlbany's unique and new National ANZAC Centre is now open to the public with a stunning and moving interactive experience that allows the visitor to follow a soldiers journey.
70 Forts Rd, Mount Clarence Albany WA 6330
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