100 Centenary of the Armistice
Main Service at the Cenotaph, Jubilee Park, Alfred Street Sunday, November 11
Mackay’s main commemorative ceremony, organised by the RSL Mackay Sub Branch on behalf of Mackay and District veterans and citizens, will be held at the Cenotaph at Jubilee Park.
Special guests include Mackay Mayor Greg Williamson and deputy Mayor Amanda Camm, along with invited guests MPs George Christensen, Julieanne Gilbert, Jason Costigan and Steven Andrew. WWII veteran Terry Hayes will be guest speaker at the service. Two minutes of silence will be observed at 11am.
The Cenotaph - Jubilee Park Sunday, from 3.45pm
Mackay & District Pipe band will give a recital at a commemorative service to honour Mackay pipers who paid the supreme war time sacrifice. This will coincide with a worldwide performance of pipers to start at 6am at Whitehall, London in the United Kingdom. Centotaph - Jubilee Park Sunday, from 7.45pm
Mackay & District Pipe Band will give a recital to coincide with a worldwide performance of pipers to coincide with one at 11am in France, where the Armistice came into effect on the Western Front in 1918.
DETAILS: Slade Point will pay tribute to its fallen soldiers marking 100 years since the end of the Great War. Gather at Lambert’s Beach for one minutes silence from 11am.
DETAILS: Bucasia Esplanade
Assemble 10.20am for a service from 10.30am
DETAILS: Anzac Park From 10.30am
DETAILS: Cenotaph - Marian Community Hall
DETAILS: Victoria St to Railway Park From 10.30am
DETAILS: Cenotaph - Mackay-Eungella Rd. From 10.30am.
An honour wall of local WWI soldiers will be unveiled at the Finch Hatton RSL Hall immediately following the service.
DETAILS: Cenotaph - Palm Avenue From 10.45am
DETAILS: Sarina RSL Club From 10.45am
DETAILS: Post Office to Cenotaph Brown St
DETAILS: Cenotaph - Main St. The Cenotaph will also have a folder with information about the fallen soldiers from World War I.
DETAILS: Cannonvale Cenotaph - Coral Esplanade
DETAILS: Cenotaph - Herbert St From 10.45am
DETAILS: Commemorative ceremony at the Town Square Cenotaph From 10.35am
DETAILS: Cenotaph - Lunch to follow the ceremony at the Nebo Hotel.
DETAILS: Cenotaph - Followed by morning tea at Glenden Recreation Centre
DETAILS: Stone of Remembrance with a fellowship luncheon at Leo Hotel to follow
DETAILS: St Lawrence State School, includes unveiling of the Anzac Memorial Wall
DETAILS: Cenotaph - Corner Anakie and Egerton Sts
REMEMBRANCE: Mayor Greg Williamson and Mackay historianTerry Hayes admire the Centenary of Armistice art installation at Mackay Regional Council.