Anzac Day 2024

Next date: Thursday, 25 April 2024 | 04:20 AM to 12:00 PM

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Communities across the Western Downs are invited to honour the services of Australian and New Zealand men and women who have, and continue to, bravely defend our values and freedom as part of this year's ANZAC Day commemorations.

Services and events will be delivered across the region on Thursday 25 April 2024 in partnership with the dedication and help of local RSL sub-branches and community groups.

Anzac Day Services Across The Western Downs

Bell

Dawn Service | 6:00am
Anzac Memorial Park, Dennis Street

Community Breakfast | Following Dawn Service
Bell RSL Sub Branch, Ensor Street

Bunya Mountains

Commemoration Service | 8:00am
Opposite National Park Office, Bunya Avenue

Chinchilla

Dawn Service | 6:00am
Chinchilla RSL Sub Branch Soldiers Memorial Hall, Heenney Street

Commemoration March | 10:45am
Bell Street (Assemble at 10:30am)

Commemoration Service | 11:00am
Chinchilla Botanic Parkland

Road Closures

Location: Heeney Street between Hypatia Street and Middle Street               
Time: 5:30am - 7:00am
Detour: Road closure will be for a minimal period whist the March is in progress. Pedestrians are not affected on this project. Heavy Vehicles detour will not be required

Location: Bell Street closed after Heeney Street through to Canaga Street.  Canaga Street Closed at Bell Street T intersection
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Detour: Road closure will be for a minimal period whist the March is in progress. Pedestrians are not affected on this project. Heavy Vehicles detour will not be required

Click here to view the road closures map(PDF, 578KB)

Condamine

Dawn Service | 5:45am
Condamine State School, Kennedy Street

Community Breakfast | Following Dawn Service
Condamine State School, Kennedy Street

Dalby

Dawn March | 4:15am
Patrick Street (Assemble at 4:00am)

Dawn Service | 4:28am
Anzac Park, Patrick Street

Commemoration March | 9:30am
Bell Park, Cunningham Street, and Patrick Street (Assemble at 9:10am)

Commemoration Service | 9:45am
Anzac Park, Patrick Street

Road Closures 

Location: Patrick Street, closed between Cunningham Street and Myall Street      
Time: 3:00am - 6:00am
Detour: Road closure will be for a minimal period whist the March is in progress. Pedestrians are not affected on this project. Heavy Vehicles detour will not be required

Location: Cunningham Street closed from Roache Street to Patrick Street, and Patrick Street (between Cunningham Street and Myall Street)
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Detour: Road closure will be for a minimal period whist the March is in progress. Pedestrians are not affected on this project. Heavy Vehicles detour will not be required

Click here to view road closures map(PDF, 171KB)

Dulacca

Commemoration Service | 8:30am
Roy Henderson Park, Warrego Highway

Meandarra

Dawn Service | 6:00am
Cenotaph, Sara Street

Breakfast | Following Dawn Service
Meandarra School of Arts Hall, Sara Street

Commemoration March | 10:45am
Post Office, Sara Street (Assemble at 10:30am)

Commemoration Service | 11:00am
Cenotaph, Sara Street

Luncheon* | Following Commemoration Service
Meandarra School of Arts Hall, Sara Street

* Cost associated 

Jandowae

Dawn Service | 5:30am
Jandowae Memorial Hall, Corner George and Market Street

Community Breakfast | Following Dawn Service
Jandowae Memorial Hall, Corner George and Market Street

Commemoration March | 10:30am
Corner of High and Dalby Street

Commemoration Service | 11:00am
Jandowae Memorial Hall, Corner George and Market Street

Drinks and Fellowship | Following Commemoration Service
Jandowae Memorial Hall, Corner George and Market Street

Kaimkillenbun

Commemoration Service | 8:30am
Cumkillenbar Park, Isabelle Street

Free Community Morning Tea | Following Commemoration Service
Cumkillenbar Park, Isabelle Street

Kogan

Commemoration March | 9:30am
Kogan Memorial Hall Park, High Street

Commemoration Service | 9:45am
Kogan Memorial Hall Park, High Street

Free Community Morning Tea | Following Commemoration Service
Kogan Memorial Hall Park, High Street

Miles

Dawn Service | 5:45am
Anzac Park, Corbett Drive

Commemoration March | 11:00am
Corner Dawson and Murilla Street

Commemoration Service | 11:15am
Anzac Park, Corbett Drive

Road Closures

Location: Warrego Highway, between Dawson Street and Tully Street, Miles
Time: 5:15am - 7:00am and 10:00am - 1:00pm
Detour: Heavy Vehicles are to use the Detour via: Dawson Street - Marian Street - Tully Street

Click here to view road closures map(PDF, 106KB)

Tara

Dawn Service | 5:30am
Tara Soldiers Memorial Hall, Fry Street

Free Gun Fire Breakfast | Following Dawn Service
Tara Soldiers Memorial Hall, Fry Street

Commemoration March | 10:20am
Day Street, Fry Street (Assemble at 10:00am)

Commemoration Service | 10:45am
Tara Soldiers Memorial Hall, Fry Street

Community Luncheon * | Following Commemoration Service
Tara Soldiers Memorial Hall, Fry Street

*Cost associated 

Road Closures 

Location: Day Street, between Benn Street and Roberts Street, Tara
Time: 9:00am - 12:30pm
Detour: Heavy Vehicles are to use the Detour via: Wilson Road - Beadmore Road - Porter Street - Fry Street 

Click here to view road closures map(PDF, 147KB)

 

Wandoan

Dawn Service | 5:30am
W. O'Sullivan Memorial Park, Henderson Road

Community Breakfast | Following Dawn Service
Wandoan Bowls Club, Lane Street

Commemoration March | 10:00am
Royd Street (Assemble at 9:45am)

Commemoration Service | 10:10am
Wandoan Cultural Centre, Henderson Road

Community Morning Tea | 11:00am
Wandoan Cultural Centre, Henderson Road

Sid and Doris Pitkins Memorial Bowls | 1:00pm
Wandoan Bowls Club, Lane Street

Two-up | 5:00pm
Juandah Hotel Motel, Lawton Street

Road Closures

Location: Royd Street (closed from East Street to Henderson Street) and Henderson Street closed from Royd Road to Jerrard Street. Lawton Street intersection onto Royd Road closed
Time: 9:00am - 11:00am
Detour: Road closure will be for a minimal period whist the March is in progress. Pedestrians are not affected on this project. Heavy Vehicles detour will not be required

Click here to view road closures map(PDF, 82KB)

Warra

Commemoration Service | 9:00am
Warra Memorial Hall, Warrego Highway

Free Community Morning Tea | Following Commemoration Service
Warra Memorial Hall, Warrego Highway

When

  • Thursday, 25 April 2024 | 04:20 AM - 12:00 PM

Location

BellChinchillaCondamineDalbyDulaccaJandowaeKaimkillenbunKoganMeandarraMilesTaraWarraWandoan