A number of ANZAC Day services will take place around the city on Thursday 25 April, in honour of all the men and women who have participated in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations around the world.
Here’s a list of Gold Coast services:
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.
To be held at The Cenotaph, Elsie Laver Park, Railway Street, Mudgeeraba. Service only (no march) commencing at 5am followed by a gunfire breakfast at Memorial Hall, Railway Street (gold coin donation).
March will commence from the corner of Swan Lane and Railway Street at 3.15pm, proceeding to the Cenotaph at Elsie Laver Park, Railway Street, Mudgeeraba for the service.
Refreshments and a barbecue provided by the Mudgeeraba Lions will be available at the Memorial Hall after the service.
Held at Nerang RSL Memorial Club, 69 Nerang Street, Nerang. Service only (no march) to commence at 4.45am, followed by a gunfire breakfast at Nerang RSL.
Street closures: corner of Nerang Street and White Street from 4am to 6am.
Form up for the march at intersection of Nerang and Lavelle Streets at 9.15am.
March to commence at 9.40am from the intersection of Nerang and Lavelle Streets and conclude at the Cenotaph at approximately 10.20am. The main service will commence at the Cenotaph immediately after the march arrives and will conclude at approximately 11am. Guests are welcome into the club after the service; please note dress regulations will apply which are displayed at the main entrance of the club.
Extra seating will be made available and a plan of the march route, road closures and best places to park will be on display at the entrance to Nerang RSL Club from 5 April 2019.
Street closures: Nerang Street, Lavelle Street and White Street from 9am to noon.
Assembly from 5.10am in Remembrance Park (behind Club Helensvale), 20-28 Discovery Drive, Helensvale with the service commencing at 5.20am. Parking is limited; please use the Helensvale Community Centre parking area. Service only (no march).
Following the service, a ‘traditional’ breakfast will be served at Club Helensvale, $10 per person; all welcome.
Service will commence at 11am with a veterans’ march from the City of Gold Coast Community Centre car park in Abraham Road, Upper Coomera and proceed along the footpath onto the memorial site at the corner of Abraham and Reserve Roads.
An invitation is extended to be part of the Ormeau Pimpama ANZAC Day Service commencing at 8.30am in the grounds of the Pimpama Uniting Church, Creek Street, Pimpama (The Old Pacific Highway).
The day will commence at 8.30am at the Memorial Statue with the ANZAC service, followed by a short ceremony to commemorate 100 years of the monument.
After the service you can view photos and history of the seven soldiers whose names are dedicated on the Memorial Statue.
Morning tea and a sausage sizzle will be provided after the service. ANZAC badges will be available to purchase.
March will assemble at 8am in Arbour Lane, Robina Town Centre, across from Target. March moves off at 8.30am across the road into the Robina Community Centre auditorium, 196 Robina Town Centre Drive.
Service will commence at 9am and will conclude at approximately 10am. Following the service light refreshments will be provided.
Dawn Service will be held at ANZAC Place, Runaway Bay RSL Sub Branch Cenotaph, off Lae Drive, Runaway Bay. Arrive at 4.45am for a 5am start. Memorial service only (no march).
To be followed by a gunfire breakfast that will be held at the Seagulls Rugby League Club, $7 per person.
Citizens Service will be held at ANZAC Place, Runaway Bay RSL Sub Branch Cenotaph, off Lae Drive, Runaway Bay. March assembles at 9am at the Junior Rugby League Club on Morala Avenue and departs at 9.30am.
The march will be followed by a 10am service at the ANZAC Place Memorial at the Runaway Bay sports ground (next to the Library).
Form up at 4am, march begins at 4.35am from the north-eastern side of The Great Lawn, Broadwater Parklands to ANZAC Park. Service commences at 5am.
Breakfast at Southport RSL from 5.30am, gold coin donation for non ex-Service personnel.
Buses from RSL to March start point from approximately 7am.
Form up starts at 7.15am. March begins at 8.30am from the eastern car park (Cafe’ Catalina) at Gold Coast Aquatic Centre, Broadwater Parklands to ANZAC Park. Service commences at 9am.
As off this year, both Marches are now along the foreshore of the Broadwater.
The Southport RSL memorial club will be open to the public at 10am.
From 3am to 11am, the following road will be closed: The Gold Coast Highway between Nind Street and Ada Bell Way. The Broadwater car park (Great Lawn and Aquatic centre) and Carey Park carpark off Marine Parade will both be open.
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.
ANZAC document and memorabilia display from 8am in the Coomera School of Arts Hall.
March will assemble at Coomera School of the Arts, Gawler Place, John Siganto Park, Upper Coomera after 8am. The march will commence at 9am and proceed along Reserve Road onto Oxenford-Tamborine Road to the Cenotaph.
A memorial service will be held at the Cenotaph at Charlie’s Crossing Road, Upper Coomera at 9.30am. A community barbecue will be held at John Siganto Park, Gawler Place following the service (10.30am). All are welcome.
Oxenford-Tamborine Road between Maudsland Road and Reserve Road will be closed from 9am to 10.30am, with detours in place.
The dawn service will be conducted at the War Memorial in the gardens of QCWA Hall, 161 Maudsland Road (opposite the Coomera Lodge Hotel).
Arrive from 5am for a 5.30am start. A gunfire breakfast will be provided afterwards by the Helensvale Lions Club.
More ANZAC day events can be found on our events page.