Anzac Day dawn services across Australia: Photos

YAMBUK: Residents gather for the district's dawn service. Photo: Leanne Pickett, The Standard.
YAMBUK: Residents gather for the district's dawn service. Photo: Leanne Pickett, The Standard.
REDLAND: Redland Bay's Lainey Beutel, 5, was part of the Anzac Day dawn service. Photo: Laura Minifie, Bayside Bulletin.

REDLAND: Redland Bay's Lainey Beutel, 5, was part of the Anzac Day dawn service. Photo: Laura Minifie, Bayside Bulletin.

BALLARAT: Flowers at the Dawn Service on Friday morning. Photo: Jeremy Bannister, The Courier.

BALLARAT: Flowers at the Dawn Service on Friday morning. Photo: Jeremy Bannister, The Courier.

BALLARAT: Crowds watch on at the Cenotaph on Friday morning. Photo: Jeremy Bannister, The Courier.

BALLARAT: Crowds watch on at the Cenotaph on Friday morning. Photo: Jeremy Bannister, The Courier.

BALLARAT: Dawn Service at the Cenotaph. Photo: Jeremy Bannister, The Courier.

BALLARAT: Dawn Service at the Cenotaph. Photo: Jeremy Bannister, The Courier.

BALLARAT: Amelie Stott finds the crosses of her great great uncles. Photo: Jeremy Bannister, The Courier.

BALLARAT: Amelie Stott finds the crosses of her great great uncles. Photo: Jeremy Bannister, The Courier.

BALLARAT: Debbie Watts with Felicity Dean and Rhianna Watts at the Dawn Service. Photo: Jeremy Bannister, The Courier.

BALLARAT: Debbie Watts with Felicity Dean and Rhianna Watts at the Dawn Service. Photo: Jeremy Bannister, The Courier.

BALLARAT: Paul and Oliver Keast at the Dawn Service. Photo: Jeremy Bannister, The Courier.

BALLARAT: Paul and Oliver Keast at the Dawn Service. Photo: Jeremy Bannister, The Courier.

BALLARAT: Thousands watch on at the Cenotaph on morning. Photo: Jeremy Bannister, The Courier.

BALLARAT: Thousands watch on at the Cenotaph on morning. Photo: Jeremy Bannister, The Courier.

MAITLAND: Residents at the Maitland Dawn Service. Photo: Stuart Scott, The Maitland Mercury.

MAITLAND: Residents at the Maitland Dawn Service. Photo: Stuart Scott, The Maitland Mercury.

MAITLAND: Proceedings at the Maitland Dawn Service. Photo: Stuart Scott, The Maitland Mercury.

MAITLAND: Proceedings at the Maitland Dawn Service. Photo: Stuart Scott, The Maitland Mercury.

MAITLAND: The Last Post. Photo: Stuart Scott, The Maitland Mercury.

MAITLAND: The Last Post. Photo: Stuart Scott, The Maitland Mercury.

MAITLAND: Proceedings at the Maitland Dawn Service. Photo: Stuart Scott, The Maitland Mercury.

MAITLAND: Proceedings at the Maitland Dawn Service. Photo: Stuart Scott, The Maitland Mercury.

MAITLAND: Proceedings at the Maitland Dawn Service. Photo: Stuart Scott, The Maitland Mercury.

MAITLAND: Proceedings at the Maitland Dawn Service. Photo: Stuart Scott, The Maitland Mercury.

MAITLAND: Residents at the Maitland Dawn Service. Photo: Stuart Scott, The Maitland Mercury.

MAITLAND: Residents at the Maitland Dawn Service. Photo: Stuart Scott, The Maitland Mercury.

MAITLAND: Proceedings at the Maitland Dawn Service. Photo: Stuart Scott, The Maitland Mercury.

MAITLAND: Proceedings at the Maitland Dawn Service. Photo: Stuart Scott, The Maitland Mercury.

TAMWORTH: Thousands gathered at Tamworth's Anzac Park for the Dawn Service. Photo: Geoff O'Neill, The Northern Daily Leader.

TAMWORTH: Thousands gathered at Tamworth's Anzac Park for the Dawn Service. Photo: Geoff O'Neill, The Northern Daily Leader.

TAMWORTH: Thousands gathered at Tamworth's Anzac Park for the Dawn Service. Photo: Geoff O'Neill, The Northern Daily Leader.

TAMWORTH: Thousands gathered at Tamworth's Anzac Park for the Dawn Service. Photo: Geoff O'Neill, The Northern Daily Leader.

TAMWORTH: Thousands gathered at Tamworth's Anzac Park for the Dawn Service. Photo: Geoff O'Neill, The Northern Daily Leader.

TAMWORTH: Thousands gathered at Tamworth's Anzac Park for the Dawn Service. Photo: Geoff O'Neill, The Northern Daily Leader.

TAMWORTH: Thousands gathered at Tamworth's Anzac Park for the Dawn Service. Photo: Geoff O'Neill, The Northern Daily Leader.

TAMWORTH: Thousands gathered at Tamworth's Anzac Park for the Dawn Service. Photo: Geoff O'Neill, The Northern Daily Leader.

BEGA: Rowan, Zyanya and Keelan Holloway attend the Bega Anzac Day dawn service. Photo: The Bega District News.

BEGA: Rowan, Zyanya and Keelan Holloway attend the Bega Anzac Day dawn service. Photo: The Bega District News.

BEGA: The catafalque party from 4 Combat Engineers Squadron 5 Engineers Regiment (from left) Lance Corporal Gordon, Corporal Perry, Sapper Mayo, Sapper McFarlane-Roberts and Sapper Lippmeier at the Bega Anzac Day dawn service. Photo: The Bega District News.

BEGA: The catafalque party from 4 Combat Engineers Squadron 5 Engineers Regiment (from left) Lance Corporal Gordon, Corporal Perry, Sapper Mayo, Sapper McFarlane-Roberts and Sapper Lippmeier at the Bega Anzac Day dawn service. Photo: The Bega District News.

BENDIGO: Thousands turn out for the city's Dawn Service. Photo: Glenn Daniels, Bendigo Advertiser.

BENDIGO: Thousands turn out for the city's Dawn Service. Photo: Glenn Daniels, Bendigo Advertiser.

BENDIGO: Thousands turn out for the city's Dawn Service. Photo: Glenn Daniels, Bendigo Advertiser.

BENDIGO: Thousands turn out for the city's Dawn Service. Photo: Glenn Daniels, Bendigo Advertiser.

BENDIGO: Thousands turn out for the city's Dawn Service. Photo: Glenn Daniels, Bendigo Advertiser.

BENDIGO: Thousands turn out for the city's Dawn Service. Photo: Glenn Daniels, Bendigo Advertiser.

BENDIGO: Thousands turn out for the city's Dawn Service. Photo: Glenn Daniels, Bendigo Advertiser.

BENDIGO: Thousands turn out for the city's Dawn Service. Photo: Glenn Daniels, Bendigo Advertiser.

BENDIGO: Thousands turn out for the city's Dawn Service. Photo: Glenn Daniels, Bendigo Advertiser.

BENDIGO: Thousands turn out for the city's Dawn Service. Photo: Glenn Daniels, Bendigo Advertiser.

BENDIGO: Thousands turn out for the city's Dawn Service. Photo: Glenn Daniels, Bendigo Advertiser.

BENDIGO: Thousands turn out for the city's Dawn Service. Photo: Glenn Daniels, Bendigo Advertiser.

BENDIGO: Thousands turn out for the city's Dawn Service. Photo: Glenn Daniels, Bendigo Advertiser.

BENDIGO: Thousands turn out for the city's Dawn Service. Photo: Glenn Daniels, Bendigo Advertiser.

REDLANDS: Dawn service at Redland Bay cenotaph. Photo: Alan Minifie, Bayside Bulletin.

REDLANDS: Dawn service at Redland Bay cenotaph. Photo: Alan Minifie, Bayside Bulletin.

REDLANDS: Some of the school students who participated at the dawn service at Redland Bay. Photo: Laura Minifie, Bayside Bulletin.

REDLANDS: Some of the school students who participated at the dawn service at Redland Bay. Photo: Laura Minifie, Bayside Bulletin.

REDLANDS: Residents turn out for the dawn service. Photo: Laura Minifie, Bayside Bulletin.

REDLANDS: Residents turn out for the dawn service. Photo: Laura Minifie, Bayside Bulletin.

REDLANDS: Redland Bay's Ces O'Brian at the Redland Bay Anzac Day dawn service. Photo: Laura Minifie, Bayside Bulletin.

REDLANDS: Redland Bay's Ces O'Brian at the Redland Bay Anzac Day dawn service. Photo: Laura Minifie, Bayside Bulletin.

REDLANDS: Dawn service at Redland Bay cenotaph. Photo: Alan Minifi, Bayside Bulletin.

REDLANDS: Dawn service at Redland Bay cenotaph. Photo: Alan Minifi, Bayside Bulletin.

NEWCASTLE: The dawn service at Nobby's Beach. Photo: Jonathan Carroll, The Newcastle Herald.

NEWCASTLE: The dawn service at Nobby's Beach. Photo: Jonathan Carroll, The Newcastle Herald.

NEWCASTLE: The crowd at the Nobbys beach dawn service. Photo: Jonathan Carroll, The Newcastle Herald.

NEWCASTLE: The crowd at the Nobbys beach dawn service. Photo: Jonathan Carroll, The Newcastle Herald.

NEWCASTLE: A bugler at the Nobby's Beach dawn service. Photo: Jonathan Carroll, The Newcastle Herald.

NEWCASTLE: A bugler at the Nobby's Beach dawn service. Photo: Jonathan Carroll, The Newcastle Herald.

NEWCASTLE: Fort Scratchley cannons fire at the Nobbys beach dawn service. Photo: Jonathan Carroll, The Newcastle Herald.

NEWCASTLE: Fort Scratchley cannons fire at the Nobbys beach dawn service. Photo: Jonathan Carroll, The Newcastle Herald.

NEWCASTLE: Dawn Service at Nobbys Beach. LTCOL Amanda Williamson, left, and WO1 David Kear, right. Photo: Jonathan Carroll, The Newcastle Herald.

NEWCASTLE: Dawn Service at Nobbys Beach. LTCOL Amanda Williamson, left, and WO1 David Kear, right. Photo: Jonathan Carroll, The Newcastle Herald.

WOLLONGONG: Thousands of residents turn out to the city's dawn service. Photo: Adam McLean, Illawarra Mercury.

WOLLONGONG: Thousands of residents turn out to the city's dawn service. Photo: Adam McLean, Illawarra Mercury.

WOLLONGONG: Thousands of residents turn out to the city's dawn service. Photo: Adam McLean, Illawarra Mercury.

WOLLONGONG: Thousands of residents turn out to the city's dawn service. Photo: Adam McLean, Illawarra Mercury.

WOLLONGONG: Thousands of residents turn out to the city's dawn service. Photo: Adam McLean, Illawarra Mercury.

WOLLONGONG: Thousands of residents turn out to the city's dawn service. Photo: Adam McLean, Illawarra Mercury.

WOLLONGONG: Thousands of residents turn out to the city's dawn service. Photo: Adam McLean, Illawarra Mercury.

WOLLONGONG: Thousands of residents turn out to the city's dawn service. Photo: Adam McLean, Illawarra Mercury.

WOLLONGONG: Thousands of residents turn out to the city's dawn service. Photo: Adam McLean, Illawarra Mercury.

WOLLONGONG: Thousands of residents turn out to the city's dawn service. Photo: Adam McLean, Illawarra Mercury.

WODONGA: A member of the catafalque party stands guard at the Wodonga dawn service at Woodland Grove. Photos: David Thorpe and John Russell, The Border Mail.

WODONGA: A member of the catafalque party stands guard at the Wodonga dawn service at Woodland Grove. Photos: David Thorpe and John Russell, The Border Mail.

ALBURY: Graham Docksey, AOM, at the Albury dawn service. Photos: David Thorpe and John Russell, The Border Mail.

ALBURY: Graham Docksey, AOM, at the Albury dawn service. Photos: David Thorpe and John Russell, The Border Mail.

ALBURY: Thousands turn out to the Border Dawn Service. Photos: David Thorpe and John Russell.

ALBURY: Thousands turn out to the Border Dawn Service. Photos: David Thorpe and John Russell.

LAUNCESTON: Up to 7000 people attended the Anzac Day dawn service at Royal Park. Photo: Scott Gelston, The Examiner.

LAUNCESTON: Up to 7000 people attended the Anzac Day dawn service at Royal Park. Photo: Scott Gelston, The Examiner.

LAUNCESTON: Up to 7000 people attended the Anzac Day dawn service at Royal Park. Photo: Scott Gelston, The Examiner.

LAUNCESTON: Up to 7000 people attended the Anzac Day dawn service at Royal Park. Photo: Scott Gelston, The Examiner.

LAUNCESTON: Up to 7000 people attended the Anzac Day dawn service at Royal Park. Photo: Scott Gelston, The Examiner.

LAUNCESTON: Up to 7000 people attended the Anzac Day dawn service at Royal Park. Photo: Scott Gelston, The Examiner.

WAGGA: This year's dawn service was one of the largest seen in Wagga in recent years. Photo: Les Smith, The Daily Advertiser.

WAGGA: This year's dawn service was one of the largest seen in Wagga in recent years. Photo: Les Smith, The Daily Advertiser.

ORANGE: Lindsay Wright, Graeme Scott and Cindy Tudor at the Anzac Day breakfast. Photo: Steve Gosch, Central Western Daily.

ORANGE: Lindsay Wright, Graeme Scott and Cindy Tudor at the Anzac Day breakfast. Photo: Steve Gosch, Central Western Daily.

ORANGE: Brad Vodopia with Barry, Adam, Archie, Stacey and Charlie Tudor at the Anzac Day breakfast. Photo: Steve Gosch, Central Western Daily.

ORANGE: Brad Vodopia with Barry, Adam, Archie, Stacey and Charlie Tudor at the Anzac Day breakfast. Photo: Steve Gosch, Central Western Daily.

ORANGE: residents rose early to pay tribute to the Anzac spirit. Photo: Steve Gosch, Central Western Daily.

ORANGE: residents rose early to pay tribute to the Anzac spirit. Photo: Steve Gosch, Central Western Daily.

BURNIE: Residents turn out to the Anzac Day dawn service at Strahan. Photo: Grant Wells, The Advocate.

BURNIE: Residents turn out to the Anzac Day dawn service at Strahan. Photo: Grant Wells, The Advocate.

BURNIE: Residents turn out to the Anzac Day dawn service at Strahan. Photo: Grant Wells, The Advocate.

BURNIE: Residents turn out to the Anzac Day dawn service at Strahan. Photo: Grant Wells, The Advocate.

BURNIE: Residents turn out to the Anzac Day dawn service at Strahan. Photo: Grant Wells, The Advocate.

BURNIE: Residents turn out to the Anzac Day dawn service at Strahan. Photo: Grant Wells, The Advocate.

BATHURST: Hundreds of residents gathered at the War Memorial Carillon. Photos: Greg White, Western Advocate.

BATHURST: Hundreds of residents gathered at the War Memorial Carillon. Photos: Greg White, Western Advocate.

BATHURST: Hundreds of residents gathered at the War Memorial Carillon. Photos: Greg White, Western Advocate.

BATHURST: Hundreds of residents gathered at the War Memorial Carillon. Photos: Greg White, Western Advocate.

BATHURST: Hundreds of residents gathered at the War Memorial Carillon. Photos: Greg White, Western Advocate.

BATHURST: Hundreds of residents gathered at the War Memorial Carillon. Photos: Greg White, Western Advocate.

BATHURST: Hundreds of residents gathered at the War Memorial Carillon. Photos: Greg White, Western Advocate.

BATHURST: Hundreds of residents gathered at the War Memorial Carillon. Photos: Greg White, Western Advocate.

DUBBO: Nicole Jones, Gordon Dover and Michelle Jones at the Anzac Dawn Service, Victoria Park. Photo: Belinda Soole, The Daily Liberal.

DUBBO: Nicole Jones, Gordon Dover and Michelle Jones at the Anzac Dawn Service, Victoria Park. Photo: Belinda Soole, The Daily Liberal.

DUBBO: Thousands gather at Victoria Park for the dawn service: Photo: Belinda Soole, The Daily Liberal.

DUBBO: Thousands gather at Victoria Park for the dawn service: Photo: Belinda Soole, The Daily Liberal.

DUBBO: Thousands gather at Victoria Park for the dawn service: Photo: Belinda Soole, The Daily Liberal.

DUBBO: Thousands gather at Victoria Park for the dawn service: Photo: Belinda Soole, The Daily Liberal.

PORT MACQUARIE: The Anzac Day dawn service on the town green. Photo: Peter Gleeson, Port Macquarie News.

PORT MACQUARIE: The Anzac Day dawn service on the town green. Photo: Peter Gleeson, Port Macquarie News.

PORT MACQUARIE: The Anzac Day dawn service on the town green. Photo: Peter Gleeson, Port Macquarie News.

PORT MACQUARIE: The Anzac Day dawn service on the town green. Photo: Peter Gleeson, Port Macquarie News.

MOUNT ISA: Hundreds turned out for the Anzac Day dawn service. Photo: The North West Star.

MOUNT ISA: Hundreds turned out for the Anzac Day dawn service. Photo: The North West Star.

GREENWELL POINT: Commander of the Fleet Air Arm, Commodore Vince Di Pietro gave the address at the Anzac Day dawn service. He is pictured with wife Sandy, daughters Olivia and Flavia and Sam Harrington. Photo: The South Coast Register.

GREENWELL POINT: Commander of the Fleet Air Arm, Commodore Vince Di Pietro gave the address at the Anzac Day dawn service. He is pictured with wife Sandy, daughters Olivia and Flavia and Sam Harrington. Photo: The South Coast Register.

ARMIDALE: Residents turned out to the Central Park Memorial Fountain for the Anzac Day dawn service. Photo: The Armidale Express.

ARMIDALE: Residents turned out to the Central Park Memorial Fountain for the Anzac Day dawn service. Photo: The Armidale Express.

ARMIDALE: Residents turned out to the Central Park Memorial Fountain for the Anzac Day dawn service. Photo: The Armidale Express.

ARMIDALE: Residents turned out to the Central Park Memorial Fountain for the Anzac Day dawn service. Photo: The Armidale Express.

ARMIDALE: Residents turned out to the Central Park Memorial Fountain for the Anzac Day dawn service. Photo: The Armidale Express.

ARMIDALE: Residents turned out to the Central Park Memorial Fountain for the Anzac Day dawn service. Photo: The Armidale Express.

GLEN INNES: Glen Innes Cadets participate in the unveiling of the graves at the Lawn Cemetery as part of a unique Glen Innes tradition. Photo: Glen Innes Examiner.

GLEN INNES: Glen Innes Cadets participate in the unveiling of the graves at the Lawn Cemetery as part of a unique Glen Innes tradition. Photo: Glen Innes Examiner.

GLEN INNES: Early riser Chloe Magner attended this year's Dawn Service with her parents Kevin and Toni Magner and brother Ryan. Photo: Glen Innes Examiner.

GLEN INNES: Early riser Chloe Magner attended this year's Dawn Service with her parents Kevin and Toni Magner and brother Ryan. Photo: Glen Innes Examiner.

BOWRAL: Jody, Zoe, 3, Jarrad, Jaxon, 5, and Martin Nonnenmacher of Bowral at the Bowral Dawn Service. Photo: Southern Highland News.

BOWRAL: Jody, Zoe, 3, Jarrad, Jaxon, 5, and Martin Nonnenmacher of Bowral at the Bowral Dawn Service. Photo: Southern Highland News.

MITTAGONG: The Mittagong Dawn Service was attended by more than 400 people. Photo: Southern Highland News.

MITTAGONG: The Mittagong Dawn Service was attended by more than 400 people. Photo: Southern Highland News.

NARACOORTE: Residents turned out to the town's 5.30am dawn service. Photo: The Naracoorte Herald.

NARACOORTE: Residents turned out to the town's 5.30am dawn service. Photo: The Naracoorte Herald.

NARACOORTE: Residents turned out to the town's 5.30am dawn service. Photo: The Naracoorte Herald.

NARACOORTE: Residents turned out to the town's 5.30am dawn service. Photo: The Naracoorte Herald.

MURRAY BRIDGE: Cadets stand to attention at the town's Anzac Day dawn service. Photo: The Murray Valley Standard.

MURRAY BRIDGE: Cadets stand to attention at the town's Anzac Day dawn service. Photo: The Murray Valley Standard.

MANNUM: Jan and Denis Moss attend the Mannum Anzac service with Kevin Easlea and Janis Robinson, all of New South Wales. Photo: The Murray Valley Standard.

MANNUM: Jan and Denis Moss attend the Mannum Anzac service with Kevin Easlea and Janis Robinson, all of New South Wales. Photo: The Murray Valley Standard.

MURRAY BRIDGE: Lusi and Mika Kedrayate, of Murray Bridge, and their cousin Shari-Lee Vickers, of Lucindale, enjoy the dawn service. Photo: The Murray Valley Standard.

MURRAY BRIDGE: Lusi and Mika Kedrayate, of Murray Bridge, and their cousin Shari-Lee Vickers, of Lucindale, enjoy the dawn service. Photo: The Murray Valley Standard.

MANNUM: Hundreds attended Mannum's Anzac Day dawn service. Photo: The Murray Valley Standard.

MANNUM: Hundreds attended Mannum's Anzac Day dawn service. Photo: The Murray Valley Standard.

KATHERINE: Wreaths decorate the memorial site in Katherine, where residents gathered for the Anzac Day dawn service: Photo: Katherine Times.

KATHERINE: Wreaths decorate the memorial site in Katherine, where residents gathered for the Anzac Day dawn service: Photo: Katherine Times.

DAWESVILLE: Hundreds gathered at the Dawesville war memorial for their Anzac Day service. Photo: Mandurah Mail.

DAWESVILLE: Hundreds gathered at the Dawesville war memorial for their Anzac Day service. Photo: Mandurah Mail.