MEDIA STATEMENT, 17 March 2020

Important Information Regarding Waverley RSL Sub Branch ANZAC and Commemorative Services 2020.

On Tuesday 17 March 2020, the Committee of the Waverley RSL Inc. met to discuss arrangements for the local ANZAC Parade and Commemorative Service having regard for community concerns surrounding the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

As a result the following the Committee decided the following:

ANZAC Commemoration – Sunday 19th April, 2020

  • That the proposed ANZAC Parade on Sunday 19 April 2020 from the Waverley RSL Sub Branch to the Kingsway Cenotaph has been Cancelled.
  • That the proposed ANZAC Commemorative Service to be conducted at the Kingsway Cenotaph on Sunday 19 April 2020 has been Cancelled.

ANZAC Day – April 25th, 2020

  • That the Dawn Service planned to be held at the Central Reserve on Saturday 25 April 2020 has been Cancelled.

Dawn Service – Shrine of Remembrance 

Pre-amble address will commence at 5.45am prior to the Service at 6.00am

The Dawn Service concludes at approximately 6.30am, attendees are encouraged to enter the Sanctuary to lay poppies following the conclusion of the Service


Remembrance Day  – November 11th, 2020

Our local Remembrance Day Service will be held at the Glen Waverley Cenotaph (adjacent to the Monash Council offices and Library)

This service will commence at 10:30am and finish shortly after after 11am

The Waverley RSL bus will be available to transport interested members from the Club and return – bookings at Reception

All are welcome back at the RSL for refreshments following the service.

State RSL Service – Sunday 8th November, 2020

At 1:00 pm on the Sunday preceding Remembrance Day, the annual RSL State Branch Remembrance Service is held at the Springvale War Cemetery and Garden of Remembrance, within the Springvale Botanical Cemetery. All members of the community are invited and welcome to attend.


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