Awards, Celebrations & Ceremonies

ANZAC Day Ceremonies

There were various ceremonies held across Bass Coast to commemorate ANZAC Day.


A dawn service was held at the Bass Cenotaph.
For more information, contact the Bass Valley Community Centre on 5678 2277.


A dawn service was held at the Cowes Cenotaph,  Marchers gathered at the Cowes Post Office and proceeded down Thompson Avenue for a morning service at the Cenotaph.  A breakfast was served at the Cowes RSL following the dawn service (free for servicemen).

For more information, contact Cowes RSL on 5952 1004 or visit


A dawn service was held at the RSL Hall, 15 Bolding Place, and was followed by a morning service at the Inverloch Hub, A'Beckett Street.  There was a guest speaker and the Inverloch and District Lions Club served breakfast.

For more information, contact Ted Cross on 5674 1288.


A service was held at the monument at the Kongwak Hall, and was followed by morning tea at the gazebo in the park.  There was also a guest speaker.

For more information, contact Betty Anderson, Kongwak Community Group on 5657 4317 or email


A dawn service was held at the Wonthaggi Cenotaph.  Marchers gathered at the RSL Hall, Graham Street and proceeded to Soldiers Reserve and the Cenotaph for a morning service.

For more information, contact David Weekes on 0417 520 887.

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