Anzac Day 2024


Residents from across the region will come together for ANZAC Day commemorations on Thursday, 25 April. A range of events will be held including marches, dawn and day services and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) flypast.

Rockhampton Dawn Service

Dawn Service at 4.27am, Cenotaph, Rockhampton Botanic Gardens. Please bring a torch and jumper with you to the Service. The service coincides with the time the first ANZAC soldier set foot on Gallipoli local time.

Rockhampton Dawn Service Road Closures

From 3.00am to 6.00am Spencer Street will be closed between Agnes and Ann Street. Ann Street will be closed between Penlington and Spencer Streets.

Rockhampton Dawn Service Bus and Parking

There will be a shuttle bus operating for the Dawn Service from the Fantastic Furniture car park (143 Gladstone Road, Allenstown) to the Botanic Gardens from 3am to 4am. The shuttle bus will return to the Fantastic Furniture car park from 5.15am to 6.15am. Limited parking will be available at The Rockhampton Golf Club, Mater Hospital, and the temporary car park off Agnes Street. We encourage attendees to carpool where possible.

Rockhampton March

March assembles at 9.00am at the intersection of Archer and Alma Streets. Step-off at 9.57am. March will proceed along Archer Street intersection, turning right onto Victoria Parade and marching under Fitzroy Bridge and along Quay Street to William Street. The saluting dais is located at the intersection of Denham and Quay Street.

Rockhampton March Temporary Road Closures

Changed traffic conditions will be in place between 6.00am and 1.00pm within the CBD.

  • Archer Street - between Denison Street and Victoria Parade
  • Alma Street - between Cambridge and Fitzroy Streets
  • Bolsover Lane - between Cambridge and Archer Streets
  • Victoria Parade/Quay Street - between Archer and Stanley Streets
  • Royal Street - between East Street and Victoria Parade
  • East Lane - between Cambridge and Fitzroy Streets
  • William Street - between Quay Lane and Quay Street
  • Denham Street - between Quay Lane and Quay Street

Please note the school bus set down areas will be on Cambridge Street and vehicle passenger drop off areas will be at the Archer Park Rail Museum. Under no circumstances will buses or vehicles be permitted to stop on Archer Street near the train line. It is NOT SAFE to do so. Drivers must obey all road rules and follow traffic controller instructions.

RAAF Flypast

Following the Rockhampton March, there will be a free sausage sizzle on the riverside boardwalk and entertainment from the Rockhampton Grammar School Band, ahead of a RAAF flypast, expected over Quay Street between 11.00am - 11.30am. The flypast time is a guide only and subject to change.

Gracemere March

March assembles at 4.10am in the vicinity of Conaghan Park on Lawrie Street. Step-off at 4.25am.

Gracemere Service

Dawn Service at 4.35am, Gracemere Cenotaph, RSL, James Street. Participants are invited to attend a Gunfire breakfast in the RSL Club Rooms after the Service.

Westwood Service

Service at 6.00am, Westwood Hall, Capricorn Highway. Participants are invited to remain after the Service for tea and coffee.

Bouldercombe Service

Dawn Service at 4.28am at the Leanne Hinchliffe Memorial Lions Park, Burnett Highway. Participants are invited to attend a gold coin donation breakfast after the Service at the Recreation Complex.

Alton Downs Service

Dawn Service at 4.27am, Memorial Cenotaph, Alton Downs Hall, corner of Nicholson and Ridgelands Roads. Participants are invited to attend a Gunfire breakfast at the Alton Downs Hall after the Service.

Marmor Service

Dawn Service at 4.27am, Marmor Memorial Park, Tynan Street. Participants are invited to attend a breakfast at the Marmor Fire Brigade after the Service.

Mount Morgan Service

Dawn Service at 5.20am at Anzac Park, Morgan Street (assemble at 5.15am).

Mount Morgan March

March assembles at 10.45am, School of Arts, Morgan Street. Step-off at 11.00am. Service at 11.10am, Anzac Park, Morgan Street.

C.Q. Military Museum

Breakfast and other activities will be held at the Drill Hall on Archer Street from 5.00am to 5.00pm.  There will be a Gunfire breakfast from 5.00am to 10.00am for $10. The bar will operate from 5.00am and there will be a $3 sausage sizzle after the March. Coffee van onsite. Museum opens at 9.00am and is free entry.

Stenhouse Park Service

Wednesday 24 April. Service at 10.30am at Stenhouse Park, Lakes Creek Road, Koongal.

Rats of Tobruk Association

Service cancelled.


  • Thursday, 25 April 2024 | 04:00 AM - 11:59 PM


Various locations throughout the region.