ANZAC Day

Anzac Day Commemoration – Terrigal 2017

The Terrigal -Wamberal RSL Sub-Branch has organised the 2017 ANZAC Commemoration Services at Terrigal and Wamberal.

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ANZAC Day was officially named in 1916 to mark the first major military action involving the Australian Imperial Forces (AIF) and the New Zealand Army Corps.

The Terrigal ANZAC Day Dawn March will commence at 5:15 am. The March will start at Church Street, continue along Campbell Cres and the Esplanade to the Cenotaph at Terrigal Beach.

The ANZAC Day Dawn Service will commence at 5:30 am at the Cenotaph at Terrigal Beach.

The ANZAC Day Main Service will commence at 11:00 am at the Breakers Country Club, 64 Dover Rd, Wamberal.

The Frohlich Bros, an Australian Bush Band, play live and free from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Breakers Country Club.

Road closures around Terrigal

Road closures will be in place in the immediate vicinity of the Terrigal shopping centre.

  • Terrigal Esplanade, between Campbell Crescent and Kurrawyba Avenue, are closed from 5:00 am until the conclusion of the Dawn Service at approximately 7:00 am.
  • A southbound diversion will be in place on Terrigal Esplanade, diverting traffic entering Terrigal onto Barnhill Road.
  • Access to South Terrigal will be via Grosvenor Road and the Scenic Highway.
  • Boat users heading to the haven are recommended to use Charles Kay Drive and the Scenic Highway route to avoid these closures.

Read about the sacrifices made by local ANZACS in World War 1 like the underage Private Bert Bean who was killed at Bullecourt and the remarkable life of Colonel James G Tedder who served in World War 1 with five of his sons.

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