ANZAC DAY, 25 APRIL 2021 AT WALSH BAY #LightUpTheDawn
Due to Covid-19 restrictions and the limited participation to the Anzac Day memorial services, Walsh Bay Precinct Association brings the commemoration right to the centre of our precinct with a solemn Dawn Service.
We encourage all to embrace the event and show our spirit of gratitude in memory and support of our Anzacs.
WHAT IS HAPPENING:
To show our #ANZACspirit we conduct our Dawn Service, on the forecourt in front of Pier 6/7 at 0600 (6 am):
6am Acknowledgement of Countryand Introduction by Andrew Wise
Roll of Honour. CMDR Andrew Johnston, RAN – the story of a Dawes Point local in WW1
Ode of Remembrance. The fourth stanza of Laurence Binyon’s For the Fallen. Recited by Andrew Wise.
Last Post is sounded by the Bugler – indicating that the soldiers have gone to rest
‘Silence’ for a minute to remember those who died to protect our freedoms… then
Reveille/Rouse is sounded by the Bugler and calls the soldier’s spirit to rise and prepare for another day
To enable the Dawn Service at Walsh Bay we will be;
using a loud speaker to ensure our ANZAC day address is audible across the entire Walsh Bay Precinct
having a professional photographer/video to capture our #ANZACspirit and #lightupthedawn address
Project a photo presentation on the Pier 6/7 wall.
By 0600 gather together even while apart – join #lightupthedawn by joining us in the Forecourt infront of Pier 6/7 or standing on your balcony with a lit candle to remember all those who have sacrificed so much for the freedoms we enjoy today.
Be intrigued as we highlight the story of a local resident’s path to WW1
Reflect as we recite the Ode and respond – “LestWeForget” on completion
Listen to the Last Post and remember the contributions of so many men and women
Bow your head in silent contemplation, prayer, reflection, or meditation to honour those who fought and died for us
Reveille/Rouse: remember that it’s a ‘new day’ and commit to continuing the Anzac legacy.
Sharing your images on social media? Tag #lightupthedawn and #walshbaysydney on your posts.
Flashback to last year's Dawn Ceremony at Walsh Bay