Free travel during ANZAC Day commemoration activities

Veterans and War Widows can travel for free on Victoria’s public transport network on 24, 25 and 26 April, to help them attend ANZAC Day commemoration activities.

Free travel is also extended to Australian Defence Force members, Scouts and Guides and school students on ANZAC Day, Thursday 25 April.

Veterans and War Widows simply need to travel with one of the below forms of identification:

  • Wear their uniform
  • Wear their service medals
  • Wear an ex-service association or returned from active service or war widows badge
  • Present their DVA Gold or White card
  • Present their Category “V’’ Victorian Public Transport Concession Card

Veterans and war widows travelling with one of the above forms of identification on these days do not need to carry a valid ticket.

Australian Defence Force members, Scouts and Guides and school students must wear their uniform on ANZAC Day to be eligible for free travel.

Travelling to the ANZAC Day Dawn Service at the Shrine of Remembrance 

The 2018 Shrine Dawn Service will be held from 6am to 6.30am on Thursday 25 April at the Shrine of Remembrance.

Customers wishing to attend the 2019 Shrine Dawn Service can do so in the following ways:


Service disruptions during ANZAC Day

There are no planned service disruptions throughout Melbourne on Thursday 25 April 2019.

Please refer to the Live travel updates section of the PTV website for general disruption information.


Problems with free transport?

If for any reason you are not permitted access to the free public transport services, please make contact with the Administration team ASAP. We will follow this up on your behalf with the PTV after the event.




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