Information for 82nd HMAS Sydney II Commemoration Service

Published on Thursday, 16 November 2023 at 2:13:52 PM

The City of Greater Geraldton wishes to advise the community that they may hear a series of loud noises and see flares released on Sunday 19 November as part of the 82nd HMAS Sydney II Commemorative Sunset Service.

At approximately 7pm there will be simulated gunfire as well as a display of multiple flares off the coast as part of the ceremony.

The HMAS Sydney II Memorial carpark will be closed between 3pm-8pm and only be accessible to permit holders.

Gummer Avenue will be closed at O’Collins Street to allow for one way traffic from Thomas Avenue between 3pm-8pm.

Traffic management will be in place during this time.

For full event details, including information regarding a shuttle bus service to the event, head to the City’s website.

Members of the community are requested to exercise caution and obey all warning signs and directions from authorised City personnel and contractors.

If you have any queries please contact the City on (08) 9956 6600 or email