Anzac Day 2018 services around Cessnock City


Service at Veterans’ Park, Aberdare Road at 9.30am.


March moves off at 8.30am from corner of Bathurst Street and Cessnock Road, to service at Jeffries Park Cenotaph.


Dawn service at Branxton rotunda (John Rose Avenue) at 5.20am. March at 11.15am from the front of the the old Branxton Inn, New England Highway, to the rotunda for morning service.


Dawn service at War Memorial in Darwin Street (Cessnock TAFE grounds) at 5.30am. Breakfast to follow at Cessnock Leagues Club (cost $10). Service at Veteran’s Park, Aberdare at 9.30am. Main march at 11.15am, from Cessnock Ex-Services Club to War Memorial for service.


Dawn service at 5.30am at the cenotaph on the New England Highway. Main march at 9.30am from corner of Nelson Street to cenotaph for service.


March from tennis courts to Kearsley Community Hall for service at 5.15am. Breakfast to follow after the service.


Dawn service at Rotary Park cenotaph at 5am. Breakfast to follow at Kurri Kurri Bowling Club. Main march begins at 9.45am from Mitre 10 to cenotaph for 10am service. Service will include Australian and New Zealand national anthems, performed by Kim Brooks and Julie Watson-Selkrig.


Meet at St Luke’s Anglican Church at 5.15am, march to Millfield Public School for dawn service.


Service at Neath Hotel at 10am, including the lighting of Harry Littlefair’s miner’s lamp.


Meet at the corner of McDonald and Anderson Avenue at 5.10am, march to Paxton Public School for service. Breakfast to follow at Paxton Bowling Club (cost $10).


March from Weston RSL Sub-branch hall at 9am, around the block and back to the cenotaph for the service at 9.20am. Flypast over Station Street at 9.50am.


Dawn service at Anzac Reserve (corner of Wollombi and Narone Creek Roads) at 5.45am.

Two 76 Squadron Hawk aircraft will fly over Weston around 9.50am on Anzac Day.

Two 76 Squadron Hawk aircraft will fly over Weston around 9.50am on Anzac Day.


VIDEO: Grant Collins performs a haunting version of ‘And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda’ at the Cessnock dawn service in 2017.