ANZAC Day services across the region

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ANZAC Day services across the region

Residents are invited to commemorate ANZAC Day on Tuesday, April 25, with services being conducted across the Gladstone Region.

Dawn and morning services will be conducted in Agnes Water/Seventeen Seventy, Bororen, Boyne Island, Calliope, Gladstone, Miriam Vale, Mount Larcom, Rosedale, South End at Curtis Island, and Turkey Beach.

For more information visit Council's website

Gladstone Region Anzac Day Services 2017:


Agnes Water/Seventeen Seventy

Dawn Service: Meet at Rock Latino Café, Shop 10, Endeavour Plaza, Agnes Water at 5.30am for coffee. Dawn service commences at 6am at Agnes Water Cenotaph, 2 Captain Cook Drive, followed by breakfast at Agnes Water Tavern, 1 Tavern Road, at 7am.

Community Memorial Service: March at 9.45am from the Agnes Water Tavern to the Agnes Water Cenotaph. Service starts at the cenotaph at 10.30am, then back to the tavern for morning tea and activities.



Dawn Service: Service starts at 6am at the Bororen Memorial Park Cenotaph, Bruce Highway.


Boyne Island

Dawn Service: Service starts at 5.30am at Cenotaph, Stirling Park. Followed by a barbecue breakfast after service in Lions Park, adjacent to Stirling Park, for a gold coin donation.

Morning Service: March at 8.30am from Boyne Plaza Carpark to Stirling Park with service, led by Tannum Sands State High School Band, to start at 9am. Activities and refreshments at 11am at the Boyne Tannum Bowls Club clubhouse, Jacaranda Drive, for ex-service personnel and invited guests. A courtesy bus will operate both ways between Boyne Plaza and Stirling Park for the elderly and those with a disability.



Morning Service: March start at 10.45am from Bunting Park to the RSL Hall Cenotaph, Stirrat Street for 11am service. Followed by luncheon at the Diggers Arms Hotel for members, returned and service veterans, serving ADF personnel and invited guests.



Dawn Service: Form up at 5.25am with march to start at 5.30am from Valley Shopping Centre, facing Herbert Street. Service follows at ANZAC Park.

Main Parade and Civic Ceremony: Form up at 10.25am with march to start at 10.30am from Gladstone Regional Council Civic Centre, 101 Goondoon Street, followed by the service at 11am. Invited guests are welcome to attend a luncheon at the Gladstone RSL, Bowls and Citizens Club, 6A Ferris Street, at 12.30pm.


Miriam Vale

Dawn Service: Assemble at 4.15am for 4.30am service at Miriam Vale Hotel, 9 Blomfield Street, followed by public breakfast (small fee, part of which will go to Legacy) and entertainment. Hotel has a special licence to operate from 5am.


Mount Larcom

Dawn Service: Muster at 5.15am for 5.30am service, Showgrounds Memorial Garden Cenotaph at Mount Larcom and District Armed Services Centre (RSO Building), followed by breakfast at a nominal cost.

Main Ceremony: Assemble outside RSL Hall at 10.30am for 10.45am step off to 11am ceremony at the Showgrounds Memorial Garden Cenotaph Mount Larcom and District Armed Services Centre (RSO Building).



Morning Service: Assemble at cenotaph for 5.45am service which will conclude about 6.30am. Flyover at 6.31am. A gunfire breakfast (open to the public) will be hosted at the Memorial Hall on James Street.


South End (Curtis Island)

Dawn Service: Janson Park by The Anchor on the Headland at 5.30am.


Turkey Beach

Dawn Service: RSL Memorial on Turkey Beach Esplanade at 5.30am.

Morning Service: Muster for a 9am march from the Rural Fire Service to the RSL Memorial.



Afternoon Service: Assemble for march at 1.45pm under the Ubobo State School, 16 Cedarvale Road. Services start at 2pm in the Memorial Hall. Afternoon tea will be provided by the Ubobo Progress Association.