ANZAC Day Services
  • Last updated:
  • 04 Oct 2018

ANZAC Day is a day of solemn remembrance for all Australian and New Zealand men and women who have fought and died in all wars.

Each year, commemorative services are held state-wide on 25 April.

Dawn Service and commemorative events are held at many locations and RSL branches.

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old.
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning.
We will remember them.

The Ode comes from For the Fallen, a poem by the English poet and writer Laurence Binyon and was published in London in The Winnowing Fan: Poems of the Great War in 1914.

This verse, which became the Ode for the Returned and Services League, has been used in association with commemoration services in Australia since 1921.

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ANZAC Day

Services

Information sourced from Sunshine Coast Council, RSL (Qld branch), and Sunshine Coast and Regional District RSL. Information correct at time of publishing.

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Main Service:

11.00 am - Service at Korean War Memorial, Alex Bluff Foreshore Park, Alexandra Parade

Dawn Service:

4.15 am - Assemble Turner Park, Turner Street (amenities block)

4.20 am - March to Cenotaph

4.28 am - Dawn Service commences (approx. 45-50 mins), followed by tea and coffee in Beerwah Community Hall

Main Service:

9.15 am - Assemble Coochin Co-op (Shell garage area), Simpson Street

9.30 am - March-off, proceed down Peachester Road, left wheel into Turner Street, salute opposite Post Office, and proceed to Turner Park

Service begins on arrival of Veterans at the Cenotaph in Turner Park.

After the service, there will be morning tea in Beerwah Community Hall - all welcome.

Road Closures:

9.15 - 10.15 am - Peachester Road/Turner Street


Dawn Service: 

5.15 am - Service begins at Buderim Village Park, Church Lane (approx. 30 mins)

Main Service:

8.15 am - Form-up at Woolworths car-park

8.30 am - March-off to the Buderim Mountain State School oval

9.00 am - Service begins, morning tea to follow service

Road Closures:

8.00 am - 9.30 am - Burnett and King Streets, Buderim from tavern roundabout to intersection of Main Street and Gloucester Road. Note: Police may reopen streets soon after 9.00 am if safe to do so.



Dawn Service:

4.00 am - Buses leave Caloundra RSL

5.15 am - Assemble at Lions Park Kings Beach (BYO chairs)

5.20 am - Service begins

6.30 am - Gunfire breakfast afterwards at RSL Club

Road closures: 3am-7:30am - Ormond Tce between Albert St roundabout and Orvieto Terrace roundabout and Arthur St and Edmund St between Moreton Parade and Ormond Tce

Extra Sunbus Services will be running for this event.

Getting to the event (4am – 5am)

Additional Sunbus services will pick up from Currimundi shopping centre via Dicky Beach car park to Kings Beach (Moreton Pde) every 10 - 15 minutes.

Additional Sunbus services will pick up from RSL go via Stockland shopping centre bus stop to Kings Beach (Moreton Pde) every 10 minutes.

Leaving the event (6.15am – 7am)

Buses will depart Moreton Pde as required to Currimundi via Dicky Beach car park and Stockland shopping centre and RSL.

Veterans March:

Form-up 8.30 am for 9.00 am step off from Stockland Centre car park to Oval Avenue, travelling right onto Nicholls St, left on to Lewis St, left on to Arthur St, left on to Third Avenue and finish at the Caloundra RSL Memorial Gardens for wreath laying ceremony.

Road Closures:

7:30 am - 11am - Oval Ave, Nicholls St, Lewis St, Arthur St, Third Ave.

10.00 am - ANZAC Day picnic at the Conondale Memorial Park and Recreation Reserve, Maleny-Kenilworth Road [10am - 5pm]

Dawn Service:

5.10 am - Assemble at Sea Cove Lane and march to Cenotaph area of Coolum Peregian RSL grounds (1906 David Low Way) via bicycle path on David Low Way

5.20 am - Service begins on arrival of Veterans at Cenotaph

Main Service:

7.30 am - Assemble between Caplick Park rotunda and Imperial Hotel, service begins 

7.50 am - Community walk starts, walkers halt at Pte A M McIntyre Memorial Tree (opposite Post Office)

8.20 am - Assemble on grassed area for service at Amphitheatre (approx. 60 mins)  

Road Closures:  

7.30 am – 9.00 am - Memorial Drive at Eumundi will be required to be closed to all traffic at the intersection of Memorial and Etheridge, Memorial and Arundell, Memorial and Gridley, Memorial and Pacey Street. 

Detour to the North will be via Napier Road. 

Detour to South from Eumundi - Noosa Road will be via Napier Road.

Detour to the South along Memorial Drive will be via Etheridge St and Crescent Road.

Dawn Service:

6.00 am - Assemble Settlers Rotary Park - Information Centre Cenotaph, Reed Street (approx. 45 mins)

Main Service:

10.45 am - Assemble on corner of Coonowrin Road and Page Street and march to Glass House Mountain Community Hall (8 Coonowrin Road)

11.30 am - Glass House Mountain Community Hall (approx. 60 mins)

Road Closures:

Rolling road closure from Coonowrin Road and Page Street.

Dawn Service:

5.15 am - Gather at Kawana Waters Surf Club

5.28 am - Service begins at Coopers Lookout car park at the War Memorial (approx. 30 mins)

Main Service: 

10.30 am - Assemble grassed area - Southern end of Kawana Waters Surf Club

10.40 am - Short Veterans/School children's march

11.00 am - Service commences (approx. 60 mins)

Main Service:

7:30 am - Meet at Kenilworth Town Park for breakfast

8:55 am - Assemble at Kenilworth Town Park for march

9:00 am - March-off down Charles Street right into Maleny-Kenilworth Road to RSL Memorial, adjacent to peter Dobson (Dobbo) car park, opposide the Showgrounds.

9:05 am - Service commences (approx. 50 mins)

Road Closures:

Rolling road closure from Charles Street right into Maleny-Kenilworth Road

Dawn Service:

4.15 am - Gather at RSL Park Cenotaph, Landsborough Memorial Park, Cribb Street (approx. 45 mins)

Main Service:

8.45 am - Assemble at Landsborough Hotel (30-32 Cribb Street)

9.00 am - March via Maleny Street to Landsborough School of Arts Hall (485 Old Landsborough Rd)

9.30 am - Service begins at Landsborough School of Arts Hall (approx. 30 mins)

Road Closures:

Maleny Street to Old Landsborough Road, (up to the Hall)

Dawn Service: 

4.10 am - Gather at RSL Maleny Sub Branch Memorial Cenotaph

4.28 am - Service begins followed by a Gunfire Breakfast

Special Services: 

9.00 am - Graveside Service - Witta Cemetery on Witta Road

9.45 am - Hospital Service - Maleny Soldier's Memorial Hospital 

Main Service:

10.15 am - Assemble at Watson’s Garage

10.30 am - March-off

11.00 am - Service begins at the RSL Maleny Cenotaph

Lunch at RSL Memorial Hall - 1 Bunya Street

Road Closures:

 

4.15 am - 5.00 am - Maple & Bunya Streets between Coral & Bunya Streets/Landsborough-Maleny Road

 

10.00 am -10.45 am - Maple & Bunya Streets between Fig Street and Bunya Street/Landsborough-Maleny Road intersection

 

10.45 am - 12.00 pm - Maple & Bunya Streets between Coral Street and Bunya Street/Landsborough-Maleny Road intersection, Maleny


Dawn Service:

5.20 am - Gather at the Village Green, Montville

5.30 am - Service begins at Montville Memorial Gates adjacent to Montville Hall

Main Service:

8.45 am - March from Corner of Wilga Court & Flaxton Drive to Mapleton RSL Memorial Park

9.00 am - Service begins with light refreshments to follow

Road Closures:

8.30 am - 9.30 am - from Wilga Court to the Memorial Park, along Mapleton-Montville Road

Dawn Service: 

4.15 am - Assemble at Cotton Tree Cenotaph on the Esplanade

4.28 am - Service begins - a short service commemorating the ANZACS

Main Service:

8.00 am - Marching Parade assembles on Memorial Avenue outside the Sub Branch

8.30 am - March-off to the Cenotaph at Cotton Tree

9.00 am - Service begins on arrival of Veterans at Cenotaph

Road Closures:

 

4.00 am - 10.00 am - Memorial Ave between First Ave and Second Ave and The Esplanade between First Ave and Second Ave

Dawn Service:

5.00 am - Assemble on Mooloolaba Beach and Mooloolaba Surf Life Saving Club (approx. 50 mins)

Dawn service: 
5.15 am - Assemble at Power Memorial Park Cenotaph
5.28 am - Service begins
Gunfire breakfast for Veterans to follow.

Morning Service:

10.30 am - Assemble at the cnr of Coolibah St and Mudjimba Rd. March to the Cenotaph, Power Memorial Park, Mudjimba

11.00 am - Service begins

Veterans Lunch to follow, RSVP required.

Road Closures:

10.40 - 11.00 am - Mudjimba Beach Road West of Coolibah Street and access to Mudjimba Beach Road from Coolibah and Kawanna Streets and Mudjimba Esplanade will be closed to allow for the march from Coolibah Street to Power Park.

10.40 am - 12.15 pm - Access to and from Mudjimba Esplanade at Mudjimba Beach Road and from Cottonwood Street will be closed to allow for the conduct of the march and the Morning Service.

4.00 am - 12.15 pm - Parking on the East side of Mudjimba Esplanade adjacent to Power Park Cenotaph will be restricted to allow for the conduct of services at Power Park.


Dawn Service:

5.15 am - Service begins at Quota Memorial Park, Matthew St (approx. 30 mins)

Main Service:

8.45am - Assemble at Ann St intersection and Howard St and march to the Wall of Remembrance, Quota Memorial Park

8.55 am - Parade commences from Howard St, down Ann St into Matthew St, onto Quota Memorial Park

9.00 am - Service begins - Quota Memorial Park (approx. 60 mins)

Road Closures:

8.30 - 9.30 am - Howard St at Currie St to William St round-about; Anne St at Lowe & Short St to Matthew St (Nambour Plaza access closed): Matthew St at Coronation Ave & Carroll St: and Sydney St

Dawn Service:

4.15 am - Gather at the Palmwoods Memorial Hall

4.28 am - Service begins at the Cenotaph at the hall

Following the service a free community breakfast will be held in the hall.

Dawn Service:

5.45 am - Assemble at Verrierdale Community Hall, Verrierdale Rd, Verrierdale

6.00 am - Service begins - followed by a Gunfire breakfast

Dawn Service:
5.25 am - Services begins at Woombye Cenotaph in Memorial Park

Main Service:

10.50 am - Assemble corner Farrell and Stevens Streets and march to Cenotaph

11.00 am - Service begins at Yandina Cenotaph, corner Stevens and Scott Streets (approx. 30 mins)

Road Closures:

Parts of Railway, Stevens and Farrell Streets

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