ANZAC Day Services on the Gold Coast & Surrounds 2024

ANZAC Day Services on the Gold Coast & Surrounds 2024
ANZAC Day Services on the Gold Coast & Surrounds 2024

ANZAC Day Services Gold Coast, Tweed Shire and Byron Shire 2024

ANZAC Day is an opportunity to remember and revere all those who have served for our freedom from World War I through to current conflicts. ANZAC Day Services Gold Coast provide an opportunity to involve us all – from veterans and service personnel to families and children in this day of remembrance.

“They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old;
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.”

You will find some useful information on explaining the meaning of ANZAC Day to children HERE.

For more information visit the City of Gold Coast website.

ANZAC Day commemoration services near you | ANZAC Day Gold Coast

ANZAC Day services and marches are held all over the Gold Coast and its surrounds to mark the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. Anzac Day has been continuously commemorated since 1916. The renowned Currumbin RSL Dawn Service, together with local dawn vigils, memorial services and veterans reunions have been a feature of the commemoration of Anzac Day by local families since its earliest days.

However, if you can’t make it to Elephant Rock, you’ll find a service or march closer to home below.

Note: 2024 ANZAC Day Services Gold Coast events are currently being confirmed by RSL QLD. Keep checking back in on this post as we will be updating it regularly. You should also check the RSL site before travelling for updates and changes. 

Gold Coast ANZAC Services & Gold Coast ANZAC Marches 2024

If you’re looking for a dawn service Gold Coast, we’ve got you covered with this round up of ANZAC Day services on the Gold Coast. 

Burleigh Heads 2024

  • ANZAC Day Dawn Service | 4.28am, Memorial Park, Burleigh Heads
  • ANZAC Day Ceremony | 10am, Memorial Park, Burleigh Heads

Upper Coomera 2024

  • ANZAC Day Ceremony | 11am – 11:30am, Upper Community Centre, 90 Reserve Road, Upper Coomera
  • ANZAC Day March| 10:30am – 11am, Upper Coomera Library, Corner Reserve and Abraham Roads

Currumbin ANZAC Day Services Gold Coast 2024  

Join the 2024 ANZAC Day Dawn Service in Currumbin – hosted by RSL Currumbin/Palm Beach Sub Branch – to honour all Australians and New Zealanders who have served or sacrificed in wars and conflicts since World War I.

  • ANZAC Day Dawn Service | 5am – 6am, Elephant Rock, 741 Pacific Parade
  • ANZAC Day March | 10.35am, Winders Park, Duringun St, Currumbin
  • ANZAC Day Parade | 10:55am – 11.45am, Currumbin RSL Cenotaph, Currumbin 

Helensvale 2024 

  • ANZAC Day Dawn Service | 5am – 6am, Club Helensvale, 20 Discovery Drive, Helensvale

Mudgeeraba ANZAC Day Services Gold Coast 2024

  • ANZAC Day Dawn Service | 4.20am, 12 Railway Street
  • ANZAC Day March | 3pm,  form up point Village Green, Mudgeeraba
  • ANZAC Day Sunset Service will follow the march

Nerang 2024

  • ANZAC Day Dawn Service | 4:45am – 5:20am, 69 Nerang St, Nerang
  • ANZAC Day March | 9:15am – 9:40am, form up point is located at the Maid of Sker end of Nerang Street.
  • ANZAC Day Service | 10am – 11am, Cenotaph, 69 Nerang Street

Pimpama 2024

  • ANZAC Day Service | 9am, 246 Creek St Pimpama

Robina 2024

  • ANZAC Day March | 8:30am step off, Robina Town Centre
  • ANZAC Day Service | 9am – 10am,  Robina Auditorium (next to Robina Anglican Church), 196 Robina Town Centre Drive, Robina

Runaway Bay 2024  

  • ANZAC Day Dawn Service | 5am, ANZAC Place Cenotaph, Lae Drive
  • March | 9:30am, leaving from Seagulls Ruby League carpark, Morala Ave to ANZAC Place Cenotaph
  • ANZAC Day Main Service | 10am, ANZAC Place Cenotaph, Lae Drive

Southport ANZAC Day Services Gold Coast 2024 

  • ANZAC Dawn Service | 5am – 5:30am, ANZAC Park, Broadwater Parklands
  • ANZAC Ceremony | 9am – 10.30am, Anzac Park, Broadwater Parklands, following march.

Surfers Paradise 2024 

  • ANZAC Dawn Service | 5.30am – 6:30am, ANZAC Memorial on The Esplanade Opposite Trickett Street, The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise
  • ANZAC March | 12pm – 1pm, Cavill Park Opposite The Cavill Hotel, Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise

Tamborine Mountain ANZAC Day Services Gold Coast 2024 

  • ANZAC Dawn Service | Arrive by 4:10am for 4:30am start, Tamborine Village Memorial Hall Cenotaph.
  • ANZAC Day Gunfire breakfast | 5:30am

Tweed Heads 2024 

  • ANZAC Day Dawn Service | 5.45am-6.30am, Chris Cunningham Park, Wharf St, Tweed Heads
  • ANZAC Day Ceremony | 10.55am-11.45am, Chris Cunningham Park, Wharf St, Tweed Heads

Looking for ANZAC Day Services in Byron Shire?

• You will find a list of ANZAC Day commemoration services on the Byron Bay RSL website. 

ANZAC Day resources

ANZAC Services Gold Coast | Is the dawn service suitable for children?

While it may be overwhelming to think about taking the whole tribe to a dawn service, it is possible with a little forethought and preparation. Many pre-schoolers are up early anyway, and the novelty of getting up and dressed while it’s still dark will excite most kids, which will hopefully give you a good start. Make sure you’re organised the night before and have everyone’s clothes ready to throw on. If you think the usual sit-down breakfast might be pushing your luck, have on-the-run food, like bananas, ready to go.

Make sure you’ve explained the meaning of ANZAC Day ahead of the actual day and also explain what will happen at the dawn service on the Gold Coast. Tell your children that it’s a time for quiet voices and at times, no voices at all. Explain that during the quiet times, they can think about all the things they love to do – play at the park, read books, do puzzles etc. Explain to them they can do those things because of the soldiers that went to war to fight for our way of life and the things we love to do. Being silent is a good way to thank those soldiers in your mind.

We hope you find this round up of ANZAC Day Gold Coast 2023 events helpful. 


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