ANZAC Day will be commemorated throughout the Wimmera on Saturday. Here is a guide to what’s planned across the region.
APSLEY: March from war memorial to the town hall at 11am, followed by a commemorative service with guest speaker Neil McLean. Then march to the war memorial for a wreath-laying ceremony, followed by light lunch at the RSL hall.
ARARAT: Dawn service at Ararat War Memorial at 6am, followed by breakfast. March from Edith Cavell Memorial at 9.45am, followed by service at the war memorial at 10am.
BALMORAL: March from post office to war memorial from 10am, followed by a service.
BEULAH: Service at the Beulah Recreation Reserve from 11am, including tree planting, followed by a barbecue lunch at the Beulah Football Club.
BIRCHIP: March from Cumming Avenue, Birchip, to cenotaph at 11am, followed by a service.
BRIM: Ceremony at the Brim Memorial Hall at 8.45am.
DIMBOOLA: Dawn service at 6am at the Dimboola Memorial Secondary College. Morning service at 8.30am at the college.
DONALD: Dawn service at Donald Cenotaph at 6am, followed by breakfast at Donald Bowling Club. March from the corner of Cave and Campbell streets at 10.45am, followed by refreshments at the Donald Memorial Hall. Commemoration service at 11am at Donald Memorial Park.
EDENHOPE: Breakfast at the RSL hall at 7am. Service at war memorial at 10.30am with guest speaker Major Mick Thompson. Collingwood v Essendon on big screen at RSL clubrooms at 2.40pm.
GOROKE: March from police station to war memorial at 10am, followed by service at Goroke Hall with guest speaker Elizabeth Johnson, wreath-laying and cross laying. Morning tea and memorabilia display in Goroke Hall to follow.
GREAT WESTERN: March and commemorative service at the war memorial from 9am.
HARROW: Ecumenical service at RSL hall at 10am. March from main street from 10.30am followed by service, guest speaker David Goodwin, wreath-laying and display of war memorabilia. Morning tea and refreshments at RSL hall.
HOPETOUN: Dawn service at the RSL hall at 6am, followed by breakfast and a ceremony at the memorial hall at 10am.
HORSHAM: Dawn service at Sawyer Park at 6.15am, including guest speakers Andrew Broad and Nathan Crowley, wreath-laying, Australian and New Zealand national anthems and passing of the torch. March will start at 10.15am from the Horsham RSL in McLachlan Street and proceed down Firebrace Street. Service at Sawyer Park from 11am, including salute, wreath laying, songs and guest speakers.
JEPARIT: Service at Jeparit Memorial Hall at 11am.
KANIVA: Service at cenotaph in Progress Street at 10.55am. Official opening of Anzac centenary commemoration display, followed by refreshments at Club Hotel.
MINYIP: March from the Minyip Memorial Gates to the memorial hall from 9.30am, followed by a commemorative service.
MURTOA: Dawn service at the Murtoa Memorial Gates at 6am. March from the fire station at 11am, followed by a service.
NATIMUK: March from 10.45am from the corner of Main and Jory streets to the Natimuk Soldiers Memorial Park, followed by commemorative service including wreath-laying, unveiling of a centenary plaque and guest speaker Fiona Carine.
NHILL: Dawn service at 6.30am at Goldsworthy Park. March from tourist information centre to cenotaph at 10.30am, followed by wreath-laying. Service at the community centre at 11am with guest speaker Jarrod Devannay.
PATCHEWOLLOCK: March from the Patchewollock Hotel at 11am, followed by a ceremony and light lunch at the Patchewollock Hall.
RAINBOW: Pre-dawn gathering at the Rainbow Cenotaph from 6am to lay poppies for fallen soldiers. Commemorative reflections at the Cenotaph Gardens at 9.45am, followed by a service at the Rainbow Civic Centre at 10am.
RUPANYUP: March from the police station to the Rupanyup Memorial Hall at 9.45am, followed by a service and planting of the Lone Pine.
SHEEP HILLS: March from Boolite Road to the cenotaph at 6.30am, followed by a commemorative service.
ST ARNAUD: Dawn service at 6am at the St Arnaud Town Hall. March and commemorative service at Liberty Hall at 11am.
STAWELL: Dawn service at 6am at the Stawell War Memorial. March and 11am service at the war memorial.
WARRACKNABEAL: March from corner of Milbourne and Scott streets at 10.30am, followed by a service at the Anzac Park gates. Barbecue lunch at the RSL hall.
WOOMELANG: Ceremony at the Woomelang Memorial Hall at 9am, followed by a morning tea.