Anzac Protocols and Traditions

The following are excerpts from the Anzac Day Media Style Guide – Centenary Edition


  1. Origins of the word ‘Anzac
  2. Anzac Day Dawn Service Information
  3. Anzac Day Format, Terminology and Style:

Dawn Service
Catafalque Party
Ode of Remembrance
Last Post
Reveille and Rouse
Gunfire Breakfast

       4. Anzac Day Dress Protocols and Traditions:

Dress Protocols and Traditions
Wearing Medals
Wearing Rosemary
Wearing a Poppy
Colour Patches
The Slouch Hat and Rising Sun Badge
Australian National Flag