100 Cen­te­nary of the Ar­mistice

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Main Ser­vice at the Ceno­taph, Ju­bilee Park, Al­fred Street Sun­day, No­vem­ber 11

From 10.30AM

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.

Slade Point

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

From: 10.30am


DE­TAILS: Vic­to­ria St to Rail­way Park From 10.30am

Finch Hat­ton

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

From 11am


DE­TAILS: Ceno­taph - Main St. The Ceno­taph will also have a folder with in­for­ma­tion about the fallen sol­diers from World War I.

From 10.50am


DE­TAILS: Can­non­vale Ceno­taph - Co­ral Es­planade

From 10.30am


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.

From 10.45am


DE­TAILS: Ceno­taph - Fol­lowed by morn­ing tea at Glen­den Re­cre­ation Cen­tre

From 10.45am


DE­TAILS: Stone of Re­mem­brance with a fel­low­ship lun­cheon at Leo Ho­tel to fol­low

From 10.45am

St Lawrence

DE­TAILS: St Lawrence State School, in­cludes un­veil­ing of the An­zac Memo­rial Wall

From 10am.


DE­TAILS: Ceno­taph - Cor­ner Anakie and Eger­ton Sts

From 10.45am

Photo: Kate Ras­mussen

RE­MEM­BRANCE: Mayor Greg Wil­liamson and Mackay his­to­ri­anTerry Hayes ad­mire the Cen­te­nary of Ar­mistice art in­stal­la­tion at Mackay Re­gional Coun­cil.

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