Anzac Day - 25th April

On Tuesday April 25th it is ANZAC Day in Australia.

This is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that broadly commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders 'who served and dies in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations' and the 'contribution and suffering of all those who have served'.

ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps.

There will be marches throughout the day and is different per city.

In Sydney you can go to the Dawn Service at Martin Place that starts at 4.15am.

The main march in Sydney starts at 9am on the corner of Elizabeth street and Martin Place.

Many shops and companies will be closed on this day or will open later this day.

A very popular game (and only legal this one day of the year) is two-up. This is playes in pubs and clubs all over Australia. See in the other news-bulletin about where to go for two-up.