2. SHOW OF FORCE
The Queensland RSL Lavarack Barracks Open Day
and NQ Defence Trail Run is on today from 8.30am to 3pm, with heaps of military-themed activities and displays. Test yourself on the obstacle course, check out the Weapons Training Simulation Systems, see the infantry section’s attack demonstration and car crushes by M1A1 Abrams tanks at 9am, 11am, and 3pm. Entry fee is a gold coin donation. Public car parking will be available off Discovery Drive between Lavarack Barracks and the Townsville Hospital at the old CSIRO site.