Your Guide to ANZAC Day in Lane Cove

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Photo Credit: 1st Lane Cove Scouts

We have put together your ultimate guide to ANZAC Day in Lane Cove.

Lane Cove ANZAC Day Service

The Lane Cove ANZAC Day Service commences promptly at 7.30am. It’s a good idea to be there by 7.20am. The service runs for an hour or so, finishing around 8.30am. This allows Veterans to go to the city to march in the parade. This year we will hear from members of the Dettmann family. G.R. (Paddy) Dettmann served during WWI. There is a street named after the family in Longuevillle.

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Image credit: Ben Fairburn

The weather on Monday is forecast to be partly cloudy. Winds are forecast to be south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn. If it’s raining the service will be held in the Library. It can be nippy in the morning at the Plaza so rug up in layers.

The Lane Cove RSL Sub-Branch and the Lane Cove Council put a great deal of effort into the ceremony so please come along and remember Lane Cove locals who served to protect our country. If you would like to know more about the planning of the service and the man behind it read our blog here.

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Photo Credit: Lane Cove Council

Events After the Ceremony

The Longueville Sporting Club (aka the Diddy)

There will be Two Up from 12pm and free lawn bowls.


The Lane Cove Bowling Club

There will also be some ANZAC day activities at the Lane Cove Bowling Club, near Burns Bay Road shops.

The Lane Cove Club

The club will be open from 6am for pre-march drinks.  Hot breakfast will be served from 7:30am.  Only $15. Tickets available from reception or at the door.  Two Up will commence from 3pm. One Birdwood Restaurant will be open all day serving schnitzels and gourmet hamburgers.

If you want to relax and reflect on ANZAC Day, Soulful Fitness has a special yoga event. This yoga workshop is perfect for beginners to advanced to take you through a series of yoga postures, stretches and spiritual tools to help you reflect on this ANZAC day and show gratitude to all you have. You will unwind tension, release energy, flush new blood to organs, promote circulation and improve your strength whilst learning more about each pose.

Lane Cove Shopping on Anzac Day

Coles and Woolworths will be open from 1pm till 9pm.

All  shops must remain closed until 1pm unless they are a small business (owned by one company or two people) or they are an exempt shop.  Exempt shops are defined as:

  • Book shops
  • Cake and pastry shops
  • Chemists shops
  • Cooked provision shops
  • Florists shops
  • Fruit and vegetable shops
  • Newsagencies
  • Nurseries
  • Pet shops
  • Recorded music, video or dvd shops
  • Restaurants, cafes or kiosks
  • Seafood shops
  • Shops ancillary to venues for playing sport of physical recreation
  • Souvenir shops
  • Take-away food and drink shops
  • Tobacconists shops
  • Vehicle shops, vehicle service centres or petrol stations

Show us your ANZAC Day pride

Post to our Facebook page photos of your ANZAC Day commemorations. The photos do not have to be taken in Lane Cove, we just want to see the wonderful ways you commemorated ANZAC Day. The photo that we think most catches the spirit of ANZAC Day will win a small prize.

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