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Anzac Day 2021

By April 7, 2021January 4th, 2022No Comments

Chillagoe
Dawn Service: Assemble 4.28am at Town Hall; followed by breakfast
March: Assemble 9.15am at 10 Acre Park, Service 9.30am at Town Hall; followed by morning tea

Dimbulah
Dawn Service: Assemble 5.45am adjacent the bakery, Service 6.00am at Memorial Hall

Irvinebank
Service: TBC

Kuranda
Residents are encouraged to light up the dawn and stand in their driveways, patios or footpaths to commemorate Anzac Day. There will be no public services held in Kuranda in 2021.

Mareeba
Dawn Service: Assemble 4.28am at the Mareeba Cenotaph
March: Assemble outside old the RSL Building at 9.30am. Service to follow parade at Cenotaph

Mt Molloy
Dawn Service: Assemble 6.30am at Cenotaph
March: Assemble Vains Park 10:00am, Service 10.15am at Cenotaph

Watsonville
Service: Assemble 2.30pm at Western Progress Association Hall, Service 3.00pm

Late Wednesday afternoon, the Queensland Premier announced that Anzac Day parades and outdoor events could proceed without COVID-19 restrictions.

Following a request from the Mareeba RSL Sub-Branch, Council is providing in-kind assistance to enable the committee to hold a parade and ceremony at 10am on Anzac Day.

Mareeba Shire Mayor Angela Toppin said Council is assisting the Sub-Branch, to enable the event to proceed at such short notice.

“While the event may be down-scaled due to the short timeframe, I am pleased the RSL committee has decided and is able to proceed with the morning parade and service,” Cr Toppin said.

“Anzac Day is such a significant occasion and it is important that we all pause to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.”

Mayor Toppin encouraged those who cannot attend a service to stand in their driveways and ‘Light up the Dawn’ to commemorate Anzac Day.

Residents are encouraged to light up the dawn this year from home at 6 am and commemorate Anzac Day.