Anzac Day

As the sun rose on 25 April 1915, Australian and New Zealand soldiers rowed towards the shores of Gallipoli and into history. Every year since, Australians have gathered to remember their legacy and that of all who have followed in their footsteps.


The Anzac Spirit series

ANZAC Day is a chance to connect with ourselves, our friends and families, our communities, and the ANZAC Spirit characteristics that guided our ANZACs as they fought after landing in Gallipoli on 25 April 1915.

Watch the ANZAC Spirit series where we captured stories by people who have represented a characteristic of the spirit.

Kate Christensen took courageous steps onto the
front line to help protect the community
and save as many lives as possible.

Watch the full story of courage

Since opening their coffee shop in 2007, local
business owners Katie Daley and Mark Gloftis have
weathered more than their fair share of challenges.

Watch the full story of endurance

Lewis Lee OAM, has found mateship in his
community at Sunnybank RSL Sub Branch, sharing
experiences and learning from each other's cultures.

Watch the full story of mateship

Baking a delicious storm with friends or family
can create powerful bonds, make you feel good
about yourself and boost your self esteem.

Watch the full story of humour.

On ANZAC Day in 2020, Jimboomba residents woke
to the not-so-subtle riffs of an electric guitar playing The Last Post.
Find out how Harrison Sutcliffe's ingenious act went viral.

Watch the full story of ingenuity.


Explore the ANZAC Day gallery and read the stories of the faces behind the photos. Proudly supplied by Australian War Museum.

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