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Remembering the ANZACs

April 19, 2022

We remember the ANZACs on 25 April, in honour of all the men and women who have participated in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations around the world.

 

The following services have been confirmed by RSL QUEENSLAND. Please check their website for updates*.

 

BURLEIGH HEADS SERVICES

Dawn Service– 4:28 AM – 5:00 AM – Memorial Park – Cnr Connor St and Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads.

Main Service – 9:15 AM – 11:00 AM – Memorial Park – Cnr Connor St and Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads.

 

CURRUMBIN/ PALM BEACH DAWN SERVICE

4:35 AM – 6:00 AM – Elephant Rock, Pacific Parade, Currumbin.

Gun Fire Breakfast – From 6.15AM – Currumbin RSL

Currumbin RSL Dawn Service will return to Elephant Rock on Currumbin Beach after a 2 year hiatus. The march will commence at 4.35am with the dawn service to follow at 5.00am. It is expected that the community will turn out in large numbers, if you are uncomfortable with this for your health and safety, Channel 7 Sunrise will be broadcasting the Dawn Service LIVE to view from the comfort of your own home. Or alternatively, you can attend the mid-morning service at the club’s cenotaph.

 

CURRUMBIN/ PALM BEACH BEACH MID MORNING SERVICE

10:35 AM – 11:40 AM – Currumbin Palm Beach RSL Cenotaph – 165 Duringan Street, Currumbin.

No registration required for this service. If you are intending on marching, the assembly point is Winders Park, Duringan Street.

 

COOLANGATTA/ TWEED SERVICES

Dawn Service 5:55AM – 6:30AM – Chris Cunningham Park, Wharf Street, Coolangatta

ANZAC Day March  10:30AM – 10:50AM – Beside Twin Towns Services Club – form up at 10:15
Boundary Street

Main Service 11:00AM – 11:45AM – Chris Cunningham Park, Wharf Street, Coolangatta

Please refer to the detailed plan which will be published on the RSL website and updated as necessary.

 

MUDGEERABA/ROBINA SERVICES

Dawn Service 4:45AM – 5:15AM –  Elsie Laver Park, Mudgeeraba (next to Mudgeeraba Police Station), Mudgeeraba.

Sunset March 3:15PM – 4:00PM – Swan Lane, Mudgeeraba (next to Mudgeeraba Police Station), Mudgeeraba.

Sunset Service 4:00PM- 5:30PM – Elsie Laver Park, Mudgeeraba (next to Mudgeeraba Police Station), Mudgeeraba.

Dawn Service and Gunfire Breakfast  5:30AM – 9:00AM – Mudgeeraba Memorial Hall, 62 Railway Street, Mudgeeraba

 

NORTH GOLD COAST MORNING SERVICE – COOMERA

11:00AM – 12:00PM – Abraham And Reserve Roads, Coomera

The March will commence at 11.00am from the Gold Coast Community Centre, Hub Park, Corner Abrahams and Weir Roads, Upper Coomera and conclude with a service.

It is recommended that you and your guest/s wear a mask during the service and on completion, you and your guest/s are welcome back to Club Helensvale, 20-28 Discovery Drive, Helensvale to meet the veterans and other families and enjoy the hospitality of the Club.  It is also advised that a Two-Up game will be organised for anyone who is interested in participating.

 

NORTH GOLD COAST DAWN SERVICE – HELENSVALE

5:20AM – 6:30AM – Remembrance Park, 20 Discovery Drive, Helensvale

As the name suggests, the Dawn Service begins just before dawn, with the sun rising as it draws to a close.

 

NERANG SERVICES

Dawn Service – 4:45AM – 5:45AM – Cenotaph in front of RSL and Memorial Club – Nerang.

March – 9:30AM – 10:30AM – March will proceed down Nerang Street to the Cenotaph

 

ROBINA SERVICE

8:00AM – 11:00AM – Robina Community Centre Auditorium, 196 Robina Town Centre Drive, Robina

March will assemble at 8.00am in Arbour Lane, Robina Town Centre, across from Target. March moves off at 8.30am and finishes at the car park next to the Robina Auditorium. Parade participants and groups to register online.

The Service will commence at 9.00am. The service will also be live streamed at www.robinaanzacday.com.au.

Light refreshments will be available following the service at Robina Community Centre.

 

RUNAWAY BAY DAWN SERVICES

Dawn Service – 5:00AM – 5:30AM – Anzac Place Cenotaph, Lae Drive, Runaway Bay

Main Service– 10:00AM – 11:00AM – Anzac Place Cenotaph, Lae Drive, Runaway Bay

March – 9:30AM – 9:50AM – Super Sports Centre – Runaway Bay to Anzac Place Cenotaph, Runaway Bay

 

SURFERS PARADISE SERVICES

March 5:15AM – 5:25AM – 9 Beach Road, Surfers Paradise

Anyone wishing to march is to meet out the front of Subway, 9 Beach Road Surfers Paradise QLD 4217 from 4.45am. They will then march to the ANZAC Memorial along The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise.

Dawn Service – 5:30AM – 6:30AM – ANZAC Memorial, The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise

Gun Fire Breakfast – 6:15AM – 9:00AM – Diggers and Sports Club, Level 2, 9 Beach Road, Surfers Paradise

ANZAC Day Gunfire Breakfast.

Cost: Gold Coin Donation (Veterans who show their RSL QLD Membership card will be free).

Main Service – 12:00PM – 1:00PM – The Cenotaph – Cavill Park, Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise

Join to commemorate the service and sacrifice of the original ANZACs and all the service men and women who have followed in their footsteps at the ANZAC Day service.

The commemorative service will include the time-honoured laying of wreaths, the sounding of the Last Post and the observance of a minute’s silence.

 

SOUTHPORT

Dawn Service4:30AM – 5:30AM – ANZAC Park, Broadwater Parklands, Gold Coast Hwy, Southport

Dawn Service – 5:00AM – 6:00AM – Bundall Road, Bundall

Main Service – 7:15AM – 10:00AM – ANZAC Park, Broadwater Parklands, Gold Coast Hwy, Southport

 

*Please note some events may not have been confirmed prior to publishing, including Springbrook (Centenary Park), and Pimpama (Ormeau Pimpama War Memorial, Pimpama Cemetery).