Federal member for Parkes Mark Coulton has encouraged everyone to attend a local Anzac Day service if possible this Sunday.
In Dubbo, a dawn service will be held from 5.30am for a 5.45am start.
Later in the morning there will be a commemoration service starting with a march from the RSL at 10.30am.
In Wellington the dawn service will begin with a march from the Soldiers Memorial Club to Cameron Park, with the service to start at 6am. The commemorative service march will begin at 10.45am, with the service to start at 10.55am in Cameron Park.
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"The Parkes electorate has a proud history of military service and Anzac Day is an opportunity for us to pay our respects and show our gratitude for the service and sacrifice of all those who have served and provided us with the freedoms we enjoy today," Mr Coulton said.
For those who can't attend a local service, Mr Coulton has suggested they consider alternatives like watching the service from the Australian War Memorial.
Other ways Australians can mark Anzac Day:
- Tuning in to Watch the Dawn Service and National Ceremony live from the Australian War Memorial.
- Leaving a poppy and personalised Anzac Day message on the Virtual Poppy Wall at lestweforget.gov.au alongside thousands of other Australians.
- Taking part in the RSL's 'Light up the Dawn' campaign, which may include standing at the end of your driveway at dawn.
- Exploring the Australian War Memorial's Anzac At Home content online for videos, activities and recipes at awm.gov.au/anzacathome
- Taking a photo of the local war memorial or honour board and upload it to Places of Pride at placesofpride.awm.gov.au to help build the national register of Australian war memorials.
- Taking part in their own private commemorations in a respectful, solemn and dignified way.