Since 1916 Anzac Day has marked the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces (the Anzacs) during the Gallipoli campaign of the First World War.

Every year Council holds a commemorative service for the community at Anzac Park.

Poppy Packs 

In remembrance of Anzac Day, Ryde Libraries gave away a limited number of free DIY Poppy Packs. These packs included the supplies needed to knit your own poppy.

Download the instruction sheet(PDF, 1MB) or watch the instructional video below to find out how to make a knitted poppy.