ANZAC Day is an opportunity to remember and revere all those who have served for our freedom from World War I through to current conflicts. Community events provide an opportunity to involve us all – from veterans and service personnel to families and children in this day of remembrance.
Below is a list of services being held on the Gold Coast:
Fall-in outside the Surfers Paradise RSL on Beach Road at 4.45am to march to The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise Beach (opposite Trickett Street) for the dawn service at 5am.
Following the service, a gunfire breakfast will be served at the RSL.
The noon parade will fall-in on The Esplanade, from Soul to Elkhorn Avenue from 11.30am.
The march will commence at noon and continue along The Esplanade, turn right into Cavill Mall and continue through Surfers Paradise to the Cenotaph in Cavill Park, Cavill Avenue (at rear of Surfers Paradise RSL) for the Civic Service at 12.30pm.
Arrive at 4.15am at War Memorial Park, Burleigh Heads Cenotaph, corner of Connor Street and Gold Coast Highway for a 4.28am service (short march from newsagent at Connor Street to Cenotaph).
March assembles at 9.15am, corner of West Street and James Street, Burleigh Heads. March commences at 9.30am down to War Memorial Park, Burleigh Heads Cenotaph, corner of Connor Street and Gold Coast Highway. The service will commence at approximately 10am.
A shuttle service will commence at 3am from Currumbin RSL and The Pines Shopping Centre, running continuously until the commencement of the Dawn Service.
After the dawn service, return buses will depart from Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.
March assembles at 4am at Teemangum Street, Currumbin. March commences at 4.35am followed by the dawn service at 5am at Elephant Rock, Currumbin Beach. Gunfire breakfast served at Currumbin RSL from 6.30am (veterans free, other patrons at a fee).
March assembles at 10.40am at Winders Park, Duringan Street, Currumbin. March off at 10.55am with the mid-morning service commencing at 11.15am at the Cenotaph at Currumbin RSL.