Busselton and Dunsborough ANZAC Day services

A dawn service will be held in Busselton, followed by a gunfire breakfast, ANZAC Day march and service. A march will be held in Dunsborough along with a service.
A dawn service will be held in Busselton, followed by a gunfire breakfast, ANZAC Day march and service. A march will be held in Dunsborough along with a service.

ANZAC Day ceremonies will commence in Busselton with a dawn service which will be held at the Busselton War Memorial from 5.45am on Thursday, April 25.

The service will be followed by a gunfire breakfast at the Busselton RSL on the corner of Rosemary Drive and Causeway Road..

The ANZAC Day march down Queen Street will assemble at 8.45am for a 9am start, and will be followed by a service at the Cenotaph from 9.15am.

The Busselton RSL will be serving a light morning tea and lunch at the RSL following the service.

In Dunsborough, marchers will make their way down Dunn Bay Road from Lions Park to the foreshore for an ANZAC Day service.

Marchers are asked to assemble at Lions Park by 10.30am and parade down Dunn Bay Road at 10.45am for an 11am service.

The Dunsborough event is organised by the Dunsborough and Districts Progress Association, which has become increasingly popular in recent years.

Association chair Jacquie Happ said each year the parade was seen by more people and the Dunsborough ANZAC service was a moving event for both locals and holiday visitors.

"We again will have the Light Horse represented in the ANZAC March with Paul Woolams and his horse Rex, from the Bunbury 10th Light Horse Association, taking part," she said.

"Paul lives in nearby Yallinyup.

"This is the first year the Dunsborough Progress Association has organised the ANZAC March and Service. We will be following the order of service handed down through the years by previous organisers.

"There will be hymns led by Cape Harmony Choir, and the local scouts will raise the flag during Reveille. We will have the traditional laying of the wreaths, and a Dunsborough Primary School address.

"The ANZAC Address will be delivered by Vasse MLA Libby Mettam. This year Mr Keith MacKinnon, one of the first organisers of our Dunsborough ANZAC March and Service, will also present a brief history of the event."