Anzac Day Commemorative Services - April 25 Anzac Day Commemorative Services - April 25

Anzac Day, April 25, marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. Australians recognise April 25 as an occasion of national commemoration. Commemorative service are held at dawn, the time of the original landings at Gallipoli. Later in the day ex-servicemen and women meet and join in marches through the major cities and many smaller townships around the country. It is a day when Australians reflect on the many different meanings of war.

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AGNES WATER / SEVENTEEN SEVENTY

Dawn Service
Assemble at Rock Latino Cafe at 5.30am for coffee. Dawn Service commences at 6am at Agnes Water Cenotaph followed by breakfast at Agnes Water Tavern from 7am.
Contact: A Mason (Secretary) or Myra Turnbull on 4974 9071

Community Memorial Service
March at 9.45am from the Agnes Water Tavern followed by a 10.30am service at the Agnes Water Cenotaph. Morning tea and activities will be held at the Agnes Water Tavern following the service.
Contact: A Mason (Secretary) or Myra Turnbull on 4974 9071


BOROREN

Dawn Service
Service starts at 6am at the Bororen Memorial Park Cenotaph.
Contact: Paul Howkins on 4975 6473


BOYNE ISLAND

Dawn Service
Service starts at 5.30am at the Stirling Park Cenotaph followed by a BBQ breakfast in Lions Park, adjacent to Stirling Park for a gold coin donation.
Contact: Mike Robbins (Secretary) RSL Boyne Tannum Sub Branch on 4973 2448

Morning Service
Gather from 8.30am for the march from Boyne Plaza carpark followed by a 9am service led by the Gladstone Municipal Band. Activities and refreshments will follow from 11am at the Boyne Tannum Bowls Club for ex-service personnel and invited guests.
Contact: Mike Robbins (Secretary) RSL Boyne Tannum Sub Branch on 4973 2448


CALLIOPE

Morning Service
Gather from 10.45am for the march from Bunting Park to the Cenotaph at the RSL Hall, Stirrat Street, for an 11am service. A luncheon will follow at the Diggers Arms Hotel for members, returned and service veterans, serving ADF personnel and invited guests.
Contact: Darryl Saw (Secretary) Calliope RSL on 4978 5621 or 0447 417 746


GLADSTONE

Dawn Service
Gather from 5.25am for the march at 5.30am from the Valley Shopping Centre (facing Herbert Street) followed by a service at ANZAC Park.
Contact: Peter Young (Secretary) Gladstone RSL Sub Branch on 4972 8372 or 0408 753 420

Main Parade and Civic Ceremony
Gather from 10.25am for the march at 10.30am from Gladstone Regional Council Civic Centre followed by a service at ANZAC Park. A lunch will follow for invited guests at the Yaralla Sports Club at 12.30pm.
Contact: Russell Tidd (President) Gladstone RSL Sub Branch on 4972 8372 or Peter Young (Secretary) on 4972 8372 or 0408 753 420


MT LARCOM

Morning Service
Gather at 10.30am for an 11am start at the Mt Larcom and District Armed Services Centre (RSO Building, Mt Larcom Showgrounds) followed by a sausage sizzle.
Contact: Dean Tappin, Mt Larcom RSL on 4976 3023


ROSEDALE

Dawn Service
Gather at 5.30am outside the Memorial Hall, James Street, and march to the Cenotaph for a 5.45am service. A Gunfire Breakfast will follow at Memorial Hall.
Contact: Henry Higgins on 0429 809 698