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Townsville ANZAC Day Services

There's over a dozen to attend

Townsville ANZAC Day Services

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On Tuesday April 25 the country will pause to commemorate ANZAC Day. 

Locally we have plenty of services that you can attend with your loved ones to pay your respects. 

They have been listen alphabetically. 

Alligator Creek

5am- Community Gathering, Alligator Creek Recreation and Bowls Club

6am- Memorial Service

Black River

5am- Community Gathering, Black River Beach Residents Association Inc. (gates open at  4:30am)

Service commences at 5:45am followed by Gunfire Breakfast for a gold coin donation. 

Turn into Mt Low Parkway, left into Lynwood Avenue all the way to the dirt road and then follow the signs. 

Carlyle Gardens

7am- Service at Cenotaph for residents and their families- to be seated by 6:45am


5am- Brolga Park Cenotaph

9am- Parade from Police Station to Cenotaph


10am- Woodstock Memorial Service, Woodstock Church

Magnetic Island

4am- Sealink Ferry service from Townsville to Magnetic Island

5.10am- Parade form up, Magnetic Island RSL, 31 Hayles Avenue

5.20am- Parade steps off

5.30am- Dawn Service, Alma Bay Memorial 

Mater Hospital

8am- Service at Hospital War Memorial

Palm Island

9.30am- Palm Island Parade, Police Station


5.40am- Dawn Service, The Esplanade, Balgal Beach

9.30am- Parade form up, The Esplanade, Balagal Beach

9.45am- Parade steps off


5.40am- Dawn Service Thuringowa Central Cenotaph

7am- Gun Fire Breakfast, Thuringowa RSL

8.30am- Form up for the Parade

9am- Parade steps off from Willows to Thuringowa Central Cenotaph

9.35am- Morning Service, Thuringowa Central Cenotaph

Townsville & Belgian Gardens

5.30am- Dawn Service (form up 5.20am), ANZAC Park, The Strand

6.20am- Gun Fire Breakfast, Townsville RSL

7.30am- Belgian Gardens War Cemetery (form up 7.20am)

8.30am- Parade form up, Strand Park

9am- Parade Steps off from Strand Park to ANZAC Park

Townsville Hospital

5.50am- Service at Hospital War Memorial- Paediatric Gardens