Anzac Day 2018 in Bendigo and central Victoria: follow it LIVE

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Welcome to our 2018 Anzac Day guide.

The Bendigo Advertiser will be covering several marches and services live today, for those who can’t make it.

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Live services

Bendigo dawn service

Eaglehawk service

Axedale service

Castlemaine service

Huntly service

Kangaroo Flat service



Goornong service

Bendigo march and morning service

Part two

Maldon service

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​Anzac Day 2018 service guide

City of Greater Bendigo

Dawn services

Bendigo: 5.50am march from the Soldiers Memorial Institute, Pall Mall to the Cenotaph, View Point. Service commences at 6am.

Eaglehawk: 6am Brassey Square, Eaglehawk Road - form up at the Memorial.

Elmore: 6am Railway Place, Elmore.

Goornong: Dawn Service.

Heathcote: 6am Lone Pine memorial at Camp Hill.

Kangaroo Flat: 6.30am Soldiers Memorial, High Street - form up at the Memorial.

Woodvale: 6am Woodvale Community Hall.

Bendigo Dawn Service 2017. Picture: NONI HYETT

Bendigo Dawn Service 2017. Picture: NONI HYETT

Morning marches and services

Axedale: 8.30am Axedale Park, High Street, Axedale.

Bendigo: 10.30am march from McCrae Street/Pall Mall to the Soldiers Memorial Institute for the 11am service to commence on the forecourt of the Soldiers Memorial Institute.

Eaglehawk: 8.20am march from Peg Leg Road to Brassey Square for the 8.30am service to commence at Brassey Square.

Elmore: 10am march begins at Railway Place and finishes at Elmore Memorial Hall for the service.

Goornong: 10.30am Soldiers Memorial Hall, Midland Highway, Goornong.

Heathcote: 10am commencing in the Heathcote RSL Hall followed by the wreath laying service at the Cenotaph, then finishing with the march along High Street.

Huntly: 9am march and service at the Garden of Remembrance. When the service concludes there will be refreshments served in the Huntly Memorial Hall.

Kangaroo Flat: 9.20am march from Station Street at St Monica's School to the Soldiers Memorial for the service to commence at 9.30am.

Kangaroo Flat Service, Anzac Day 2017. Picture: NONI HYETT

Kangaroo Flat Service, Anzac Day 2017. Picture: NONI HYETT

Loddon Shire

Boort: 9am march from the Soldiers Memorial for a wreath laying ceremony at 9.15am with a service commencing at 9.30 at the Memorial Hall.

Bridgewater: 6am service at the Bridgewater Memorial Hall.

Calivil: 10.30am service at the Calivil Hall.

Inglewood: 10.50am day service at the Soldiers Memorial.

Korong Vale: 9am march from Korong Vale Hall.

Mologa: 8am memorial on Jones Lane.

Pyramid Hill: 10.45am service at the Memorial Hall, Pyramid Hill.

Wedderburn: 6.15am Dawn Service at the Soldiers Memorial Park. At 11am march will commence from the RSL to the Soldiers Memorial.

Macedon Ranges

Gisborne: 10.30am for a ceremony at the memorial on Howey Reserve, Hamilton Street.

Kyneton: 6am Dawn Service at the Kyneton Cenotaph. A march will commence at 9.30am on Mollison Streeet.

Lancefield: 8.30am for a ceremony in High Street.

Malmsbury: 8am for a ceremony at the Malmsbury Botanic Gardens.

Mount Macedon: 5.45am at the Mt Macedon Memorial Cross. It has been recommended that you arrive at approximately 5.15am.

Romsey: 7.30am wreath laying service at the Romsey Cenotaph in Main Street.

Woodend: 11.15am march along High Street service road followed by an 11.45am ceremony at the Woodend RSL.

Campaspe Shire

Echuca: Assemble at 5.45am for a 6am Dawn Service at the Echuca Memorial. Assemble at 10.30am on Hare Street for the 10.40am march.

Girgarre/Stanhope: Combined service on Sunday April 22 at 2pm, assemble by 1.45pm.

Girgarre: The Girgarre RSL sub-branch will conduct a Dawn Service on Anzac Day.

Kyabram: 9.45am assemble for the march at 9.50am followed by a service at 10am.

Lockington: 9am march to commence outside Foodworks and will finish at the Community Hall for the service.

Rochester: Assemble at 5.30am for a 6am Dawn Service at the cemetery. The march will commence at 10.45am at the Shire Hall.

Rushworth: 6am Dawn Service at the Cenotaph. There will then be a march commencing at 10am. The Anzac Day service will then follow at 10.30am.

Tongala: 6.30am Dawn Service at the RSL Hall. 9.30am march followed by the annual Service of Commemoration from 10am at the public hall.

Mount Alexander Shire

Castlemaine: 5.30am Dawn Service. Assemble at 8.35am for a 9am commencement for the march.

Maldon: 5.30 assemble for a 5.45 service at the Cenotaph. Assemble at 10.30am at the Cenotaph for the 10.45 march followed by a service at 11am.

Sutton Grange: Assemble at the War Memorial at 11am.

Castlemaine 2017 Anzac Day parade and ceremony. Picture: GLENN DANIELS

Castlemaine 2017 Anzac Day parade and ceremony. Picture: GLENN DANIELS

Buloke Shire

Birchip: 10.45am assemble for an 11.00 service.

Charlton: 8.45am at the Cenotaph on High Street.

Donald: 6am Dawn Service. Assemble at 10.45am for an 11am march at Memorial Park.

Sea Lake: 10.30am Main Street, Sea Lake.

Wycheproof: 11am at the Centenary Park Entrance.

Ahead of Anzac Day 2018

Check out these stories from the lead-up to Anzac Day this year:

How we commemorated Anzac Day in 2017

Photo galleries

Bendigo dawn service

Bendigo march and morning service




Kangaroo Flat