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Parade Locations


32 Days to go until 1 July 2017

Reserve Forces Day parades in 2014 were held near to or during the first weekend of July in all capital cities and most major centres throughout Australia.

Details can be found HERE.

Parade details for 2015 will be published here when available.


  Alice Springs NT go to top of page

A Reserve Forces Day activity with the Bullecourt, Messines and Beersheba Centenary theme will be held on or near 2 July 2016.

Phone contact: Kevin Rockemer 0488 251 587.

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Gold Coast, Currumbin RSL Cenotaph at 10.00hrs Sunday 25 June 2017.

Brisbane, ANZAC Square at 10.00hrs, Saturday 1 July 2017

Ipswich, Cameron Park, Green Street, (between Brisbane Rd and Glebe Rd) Booval at 10.30hrs, Sunday 2 July 2017.

For more information CAPT Bob Hume RANR RFD (H) 07 3879 7879 alt
Major Ian Leabeater RFD (Retd) 07 3376 7945.

  Canberra ACT go to top of page

The ACT 2017 Wreathlaying Ceremony will be held on Sat 24 JunE 2017 at St Johnís Anglican Church, Reid, ACT at 1400 hrs.

For more information contact Ian Sayers; telephone: 02 6254 5347 .

  Darwin NT go to top of page

A Reserve Forces Day activity with the Bullecourt, Messines and Beersheba Centenary theme will be held on or near 2 July 2017.

For more information contact Jeff Dunn; telephone: 08 8941 7544; mobile: 0407 186 484 .

  Hobart TAS go to top of page

A Reserve Forces Day activity with the Bullecourt, Messines and Beersheba Centenary theme will be held on or near 2 July 2017.

For Info, contact: Denis Bignold, chairman 0407 292 519.

  Horsham VIC go to top of page

A Reserve Forces Day activity with the Bullecourt, Messines and Beersheba Centenary theme will be held on or near 2 July 2017.

Chairman of the RSL - RFD Sub-committee is Mr Lance Clayton Phone contact RSL 03 53825912 Home 03 5382 0073 Mobile 0438 020298

For more information contact Contact WO11 Bob Lockwood; 03 5384 6300, 0429 795207 .

  Ipswich QLD go to top of page

Cameron Park, Green Street, (between Brisbane Rd and Glebe Rd) Booval at 10.30hrs, Sunday 2 July 2017.

For more information CAPT Bob Hume RANR RFD (H) 07 3879 7879 alt
Major Ian Leabeater RFD (Retd) 07 3376 7945.

  Launceston TAS go to top of page

A Reserve Forces Day activity with the Bullecourt, Messines and Beersheba Centenary theme will be held on or near 2 July 2017.

  Melbourne VIC go to top of page

Reserve Forces Day Parade and Commemorative Service will be held on Sunday 2 July 2017 at the Shrine of Remembrance Melbourne and will commemorate the centenary of Beersheba and the Tank Battle of Cambrai.

All serving and former Navy, Army and Air Force Reservists are invited to attend, those able to march are to form at Government House Drive at 1000 hrs. Seating is available on the Shrine Northern Forecourt for those unable to march as well as their family and friends. Refreshments will be served by the Salvation Army at the conclusion of the parade at approx 1150 hrs.

For more information contact WO1 John Casey (Ret'd) 03 9749 1966, 0428 120 410 .

  Mount Gambier SA go to top of page

A Reserve Forces Day activity with the Bullecourt, Messines and Beersheba Centenary theme will be held on or near 2 July 2017.

For more information contact Bob Sandow, Secretary, Tel 08 8724 8011 .

  Newcastle NSW go to top of page

A Reserve Forces Day activity with the Bullecourt, Messines and Beersheba Centenary theme will be held on or near 2 July 2017.

For more information contact MAJ John Doig RFD 02 4959 1372, 0400 381 827 .

  Parkes NSW go to top of page

A Reserve Forces Day activity with the Bullecourt, Messines and Beersheba Centenary theme will be held on or near 2 July 2017.

For more information on Reserve Forces Day activity for Parkes and surrounding districts contact MR Terry KNOWLES 02 6862 2639.

  Sydney NSW go to top of page

A Reserve Forces Day activity with the Bullecourt, Messines and Beersheba Centenary theme will be held on or near 2 July 2017.

For more information contact Ian Meek; telephone: 02 9451 7636; mobile: 0423 209 394 .

 Taree NSW go to top of page

A Reserve Forces Day activity with the Bullecourt, Messines and Beersheba Centenary theme will be held on or near 2 July 2017.

For more information contact Darcy Elbourne; .

 Wagga Wagga NSW go to top of page

AA Reserve Forces Day activity with the Bullecourt, Messines and Beersheba Centenary theme will be held on or near 2 July 2017.

For more information contact John Ploenges; Tel: 02 6922 9766 .

  Wondai QLD go to top of page

Saturday 1 July

SOCIAL BOWLS - 1300hrs
Arrangements have been made with Wondai Bowls Club for there to be a social bowls match between any ex-servicemen and women who may wish to compete for a perpetual trophy. Everyone is welcome to participate.

MEET AND GREET - 1730hrs
To be held at the Hotel Cecil Mackenzie Street.

Sunday 2 July

WREATHLAYING AND FLAG RAISING - 1000hrs
To be conducted at the Cenotaph in the forecourt of the Council Chambers

PARADE ASSEMBLY
Beginning at 1015hrs in the Post Office Paddock
Coffee Stall run by Queensland Country Womenís Association donations welcome. Please avail yourself

PARADE- 1100hrs MARCH OFF
Route via Pring and Bramson Streets
Then Mackenzie Street to Coronation Park

RECOGNITION SERVICE
To be conducted in Coronation Park

The Lowering of the Flag

At the conclusion of the Parade guests and participants will retire to the Wondai Diggers Club for refreshments.

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Reserve Forces Day Council Inc
RECOGNISING THE VALUE OF RESERVE SERVICE TO THE NATION ON JULY 1
Patron in Chief His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia
National Chairman the Honourable Tim Fischer AC
National Executive Officer and NSW Chairman Lieutenant Colonel John Moore OAM RFD ED Retd

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