Anzac Day Road Closures You Need To Look Out For

As Australia prepares to commemorate Anzac Day on April 25, several cities are implementing road closures and transport changes to accommodate ceremonies and marches.

Here’s a rundown of the road closures in major cities across the country:


In Melbourne, several road closures will be in effect from 12:01am to 2:00pm on April 25. During this period, key thoroughfares such as Swanston Street, St Kilda Road, and Coventry Street will be closed to traffic.

Tow-away zones will also be enforced in specific areas, including Swanston Street and Collins Street. Tram services along St Kilda Road will be halted from 6:00am until after the Commemoration March concludes.

Extra trams will operate on Swanston Street and St Kilda Road corridors between Flinders Street and Stop 20 (ANZAC Station) to assist attendees of the Dawn Service.


Sydney CBD will experience significant road closures from 2am to 4pm on Anzac Day. Special event clearway parking restrictions will limit street parking availability.

Buses will follow alternate routes, and light rail services between Town Hall and Circular Quay will be suspended from 3am to 6:30am.

Free public transport will be provided for Australian Defence Force members, veterans, and their families. Additional early morning train and bus services will operate, with travellers advised to plan ahead using or calling 131 500.


The Anzac Day Parade Brisbane Committee has announced temporary road closures and changes to parking arrangements for Anzac Day commemorations on April 25, 2024.

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Local access or exit will not be maintained for residents and businesses between 2:00am to 3:00pm on Anzac Day.


Adelaide will see road closures on Wednesday, April 24, from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm, and on Thursday, April 25, from 3:30 am to 1:00 pm.

These closures include North Terrace, Kintore Avenue, Victoria Drive, Pulteney Street, Austin Street, Hindmarsh Square, Rundle Street, Grenfell Street, Gawler Place, Charles Place, Twin Street, Hyde Street, Pirie Street, York Street, King William Street, King William Road, Sir Edwin Smith Avenue, and War Memorial Drive.


In Perth, significant staged road closures will be in place on April 25 between 2am – 9am for the Dawn Service, 5am – 1pm for the ANZAC Day March, and from 6am – 4pm for the Family & Mateship event.

Notable roads affected include Kings Park Road, Malcolm Street, Cliff Street, St Georges Terrace, Havelock Street, Fraser Avenue, May Drive, Saw Avenue, Wadjuk Way, Kattidj Close, Parliament Place, Harvest Terrace, Walker Ave, Ventnor Ave, Outram Street, Altona Street, Colin Street, Ord Street, Adelaide Terrace, Howard Street, Sherwood Court, Barrack Street, Cathedral Ave, Pier St, Irwin Street, Laneway, Hay Street, Victoria Ave, Terrace Road, Murray Street, and Hill Street.

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