ANZAC Day 2018

ANZAC Day 2018

ANZAC Day 2018

ANZAC Centenary 2014-2018

The Centenary of ANZAC 2014 to 2018 marks 100 years since Australia’s involvement in the First World War.

A number of events are being held throughout Melbourne and Victoria to commemorate 100 Years of ANZAC Day on Wednesday 25 April 2018.

To assist you in finding the information you need, please refer to the list below:

Free travel during ANZAC Day commemoration activities 

Veterans and War Widows can travel for free on Victoria’s public transport network on 24, 25 and 26 April, to help them attend ANZAC Day commemoration activities.

Free travel is also extended to Australian Defence Force members, Scouts and Guides and school students on ANZAC Day, Wednesday 25 April.

Veterans and War Widows simply need to travel with one of the below forms of identification:

  • Wear their uniform
  • Wear their service medals
  • Wear an ex-service association or returned from active service or war widows badge
  • Present their DVA Gold or White card
  • Present their Category “V’’ Victorian Public Transport Concession Card

Veterans and war widows travelling with one of the above forms of identification on these days do not need to carry a valid ticket.

Australian Defence Force members, Scouts and Guides and school students must wear their uniform on ANZAC Day to be eligible for free travel.

Travelling to the ANZAC Day Dawn Service at the Shrine of Remembrance 

The 2018 Shrine Dawn Service will be held from 6am to 6.30am on Wednesday 25 April at the Shrine of Remembrance.

Customers wishing to attend the 2018 Shrine Dawn Service can do so in the following ways:

Travelling to other Dawn Services throughout Melbourne and Victoria 

Information on the Torquay and Mt Macedon Dawn Services are available on our Events page.

Information on all other Dawn Services held throughout Melbourne and Victoria can be found at the ANZAC Centenary website.

Plan your journey

Service disruptions during ANZAC Day 

There will be multiple service disruptions throughout Melbourne and Victoria on Wednesday 25 April 2018, due to ANZAC Day commemoration activities.

Please refer to the Live travel updates section of the PTV website for general disruption information.

Plan your journey

Public transport for sporting events on ANZAC Day

Service information for sporting events on ANZAC Day are available on our Events page.

Plan your journey

Additional information 

  • Please check the Live travel updates page for notification of any service changes that may affect your journey to and from the event.
  • To plan your route, use journey planner.
  • Download the free PTV mobile apps for Android and iOS and access public transport information on the go.
  • Customers requiring accessibility information and assistance, see Accessible transport.
  • Customers are advised to top up prior to travelling or to set auto top up and never use a myki machine again!
  • Children aged 4 years and under travel free, find out more ticketing concession information.
  • Customers needing further information or special assistance, please call 1800 800 007 prior to travelling.

ANZAC Day 2018

ANZAC Centenary 2014-2018

The Centenary of ANZAC 2014 to 2018 marks 100 years since Australia’s involvement in the First World War.

A number of events are being held throughout Melbourne and Victoria to commemorate 100 Years of ANZAC Day on Wednesday 25 April 2018.

To assist you in finding the information you need, please refer to the list below:

Free travel during ANZAC Day commemoration activities 

Veterans and War Widows can travel for free on Victoria’s public transport network on 24, 25 and 26 April, to help them attend ANZAC Day commemoration activities.

Free travel is also extended to Australian Defence Force members, Scouts and Guides and school students on ANZAC Day, Wednesday 25 April.

Veterans and War Widows simply need to travel with one of the below forms of identification:

  • Wear their uniform
  • Wear their service medals
  • Wear an ex-service association or returned from active service or war widows badge
  • Present their DVA Gold or White card
  • Present their Category “V’’ Victorian Public Transport Concession Card

Veterans and war widows travelling with one of the above forms of identification on these days do not need to carry a valid ticket.

Australian Defence Force members, Scouts and Guides and school students must wear their uniform on ANZAC Day to be eligible for free travel.

Travelling to the ANZAC Day Dawn Service at the Shrine of Remembrance 

The 2018 Shrine Dawn Service will be held from 6am to 6.30am on Wednesday 25 April at the Shrine of Remembrance.

Customers wishing to attend the 2018 Shrine Dawn Service can do so in the following ways:

Travelling to other Dawn Services throughout Melbourne and Victoria 

Information on the Torquay and Mt Macedon Dawn Services are available on our Events page.

Information on all other Dawn Services held throughout Melbourne and Victoria can be found at the ANZAC Centenary website.

Plan your journey

Service disruptions during ANZAC Day 

There will be multiple service disruptions throughout Melbourne and Victoria on Wednesday 25 April 2018, due to ANZAC Day commemoration activities.

Please refer to the Live travel updates section of the PTV website for general disruption information.

Plan your journey

Public transport for sporting events on ANZAC Day

Service information for sporting events on ANZAC Day are available on our Events page.

Plan your journey

Additional information 

  • Please check the Live travel updates page for notification of any service changes that may affect your journey to and from the event.
  • To plan your route, use journey planner.
  • Download the free PTV mobile apps for Android and iOS and access public transport information on the go.
  • Customers requiring accessibility information and assistance, see Accessible transport.
  • Customers are advised to top up prior to travelling or to set auto top up and never use a myki machine again!
  • Children aged 4 years and under travel free, find out more ticketing concession information.
  • Customers needing further information or special assistance, please call 1800 800 007 prior to travelling.