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Anzac Day

Anzac Day
Anzac Day Dawn Service at Kings Park, Western Australia, 25 April 2009, 94th anniversary
Holiday information
NameAnzac Day
Observed byMemorial services, public holiday
Typehistorical
SignificanceFirst landing of the Anzacs at Gallipoli
Date25 April
ObservancesMilitary parades, remembrance services
Related toRemembrance Day (Commonwealth of Nations),
Armistice Day

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Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand, and is commemorated by both countries on 25 April every year to honour the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought at Gallipoli in Turkey during World War I. It now more broadly commemorates all those who died and served in military operations for their countries. Anzac Day is also observed in the Cook Islands, Niue, and Tonga. It is no longer observed as a national holiday in Samoa.

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Strong dollar helps cut tour prices for ANZAC dawn service on the Somme - e-Travel Blackboard (press release) Tweet this news
e-Travel Blackboard (press release)--The current strength of the Australian dollar has helped deliver savings on French Travel Connection's 2011 -Anzac Day- battlefield tour ex Paris - with the ... - Date : Wed, 20 Oct 2010 00:44:04 GMT+00:00
More time off next Easter - TheMercury.com.au Tweet this news
TheMercury.com.au--A BUMPER five-day weekend has been approved for next Easter, when -Anzac Day- and Easter Monday fall on the same day. Tasmanians will join the rest of the ... - Date : Tue, 19 Oct 2010 21:56:49 GMT+00:00

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New Year's Day * Australia Day * Good Friday * Easter Saturday * Easter Monday * Anzac Day * Queen's Birthday * Labour Day * Christmas Day * Boxing Day



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