Community Noticeboard

Free and Discounted Travel for ANZAC Day Services
25 April 2020

Transport for NSW will provide free or discounted public transport to eligible participants travelling to and from ANZAC Day services on Thursday, 25 April 2019.

Free travel is approved for:

  • Members or Ex-Members of the Australian Defence Force and their carers; and
  • the spouses, children and grandchildren of deceased service personnel; and
  • the spouses, children and grandchildren of living war veterans

Free travel will be available on the following services:

  • Sydney metropolitan and outer metropolitan buses
  • Sydney Ferries
  • Newcastle Transport buses, ferries and light rail
  • Sydney Metro
  • Sydney Trains
  • NSW TrainLink intercity trains
  • Sydney Light Rail

To access the above services, eligible participants must present/wear the following ID:

  • wear the Australian Defence Uniform, or
  • display service medals; or
  • carry a letter of accreditation on the letterhead of a branch of the RSL or other recognised ex-services organisation; or
  • present a war widow’s gold card

Participants are exempt from the requirement to hold a valid ticket on these modes of transport under the Passenger Transport (General) Regulation 2017, in accordance with the Tickets (Free Travel) Exemption Order 2018.

Discounted travel will be available on:

  • NSW TrainLink regional trains – return economy travel will be provided at the price of a single ticket. Tickets must be booked in advance through a NSW TrainLink sales outlet. One of the above mentioned forms of ID must be presented.

If a participant parks in a Transport Park&Ride car park, they should use the intercom button at the exit gate and advise the operator that they are a participant in an ANZAC Day service. The locations of Park&Ride car parks are available at