Anzac Day is a National day of remembrance and commemoration. Commemorative services are held each year at dawn, the time of the original Gallipoli landing.

The Coogee Anzac Day Dawn Service will proceed at 5.30am on Monday 25 April. This will be a general admission event, with no tickets required.

Standing room and limited seating for up to 3,000 people will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Gates will open from 5am.

The Dawn Service will also be livestreamed on Council’s facebook page – the link will be added to this page shortly.

The service will include a Welcome to Country, prayer, hymn, laying of wreaths, Last Post bugle call, a minute’s silence, the New Zealand and Australian National anthems and other special musical performances by Amber Lawrence, Bondi Brass, the Sydney Chamber Choir and South Coogee Public School Choir.

Further details on road closures and changes to buses on Monday 25th April are listed below.

We would like to thank all the sub branches in Randwick City: Coogee Legion, Coogee Randwick Clovelly, Kensington, Malabar, Maroubra and Matraville for their ongoing support of ANZAC Day commemorations.

For more information please contact our Events Team on 9093 6200 or email events@randwick.nsw.gov.au

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Road Closures and Public Transport

Please note the following road closures will be implemented on Monday 25th April 2022 to accommodate the Dawn Service and March:

5am – 7am (Dawn Service):  

  • Arden Street from Carr Street to Dolphin Street,
  • Alfreda Street to Arden Street
  • Coogee Bay Road from Arden Street to Brook Street
  • Vicar Street to Coogee Bay Road

8.30am – 10am (March):

  • Arden Street from Carr Street to Dolphin Street,
  • Alfreda Street to Arden Street
  • Coogee Bay Road from Arden Street to Byron Street, and all side streets adjoining (Mount Lane, roundabout at Mount Street and Coogee Bay Road, Brook Street, and Vicar Street)

Please note that Public Transport (buses) will be impacted by the road closures, for more information please visit: https://www.livetraffic.com/incident-details/119277

We apologise for any inconvenience these events may cause and thank you in anticipation for your cooperation and support.

Anzac Day Coogee March 2022

On Monday 25th April, at 9.30am, the Coogee Randwick Clovelly RSL sub-Branch are organising a March for current serving members and veterans, from the Coogee Diggers on Byron Street to Coogee Beach. Community members who have attended the Dawn Service are encouraged to visit one of the local Coogee businesses for breakfast and then watch the March proceed down Coogee Bay Road.

Current and former service men and women are encouraged to join the March, for more details please email Coogee-Randwick-ClovellySB@rslnsw.org.au

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Other Anzac Services in Randwick 2022

Sub-branch Date Time Location
Maroubra RSL Sunday 10 April 11am Community March Maroubra
from the corner of Maroubra Road and Garden Street
Malabar RSL Sunday 24 April 10.30am Bob Clarke Memorial Reserve
opposite Matraville Sports High School, Anzac Parade
Kensington RSL Sunday 24 April 10.30am Randwick Bowling Club, 2 The Avenue, Randwick
Coogee Legion Sunday 24 April 11.30am Level 1, Coogee Legion Club, 200 Arden Street, Coogee
Maroubra RSL Monday 25 April 4.30am Cenotaph opposite the Juniors Maroubra, Anzac Parade
Matraville RSL Monday 25 April 5am Cenotaph, 1 Norfolk Parade

Coogee Dawn Service 2021

In 2021 the Coogee Randwick Clovelly sub-Branch, in conjunction with Randwick City Council, held a free ticketed COVID-safe event at Goldstein Reserve for a strictly limited capacity of 3,000.