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  • 24at - Bribie Island Fun Hire and Adventure Tours

    Experience the scenic beauty of Bribie Island from a different perspective. A boutique adventure company specialising in providing Bribie Island's only guided Kayak tours and self guided Tandem Bike tours. They also have Kayaks, Paddleboards and Bikes available for hire. Only one hour's drive north of Brisbane's Central Business District...

  • 42nd Australian Infantry Battalion Association Annual Reunion

    The 42nd Australian Infantry Battalion Association Annual Reunion is held annually in Rockhampton. The event is for members of the battalion and general public and involves a short memorial service and luncheon. The 42nd Battalion transferred from Yeppoon to Tiaro about 20 miles from Maryborough in March 1942. They made...

  • Aero Engine Run Day

    Feel the power, hear the roar. The Queensland Air Museum presents the Aero Engine Run Day with a special display of aviation horsepower. The museum will be firing up its collection of historic operational aircraft engines and aircraft. The awesome sight and sound of a 1500 horsepower 14 cylinder radial...

  • Afghanistan: the Australian story

    Be one of the first to see this new permanent exhibition at the Australian War Memorial. Discover the extraordinary efforts of Australians in Afghanistan through the words of our veterans and their families set against the powerful imagery of a modern war. This is their story, seen through their eyes,...

  • Anzac Avenue Memorial Trees, Beerburrum

    Beerburrum, off Steve Irwin Way, was the first and largest of about 24 soldier settlements established in Queensland to help returned soldiers re-enter civilian life as farmers. The Governor's wife Lady Goold-Adams drew the first land ballot on 6 November 1916. More than 21,000 hectares of farming land was made...

  • ANZAC Day

    ANZAC Day is a national day of memorial in Australia, commemorating those who lost their lives in the First World War, and there are few better places to remember these brave soldiers than New South Wales (NSW). Several ANZAC Day Dawn Services will be held on 25th April and if...

  • Anzac Day by Currumbin RSL

    The Anzac Day Dawn Service hosted by Currumbin RSL will once again be a major Australian Event. Held at Elephant Rock, Currumbin on April 25, an invitation is extended for all to attend this national day of remembrance, Event goers are then welcome to return back at Currumbin RSL at...

  • Anzac Day Dawn Service - Devonport

    A Dawn Service will be held at the Devonport Cenotaph. ANZAC was the name given to the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey early on the morning of 25 April 1915 during the First World War (1914-1918). As a result, one...

  • Anzac Day Dawn Service - Latrobe

    Come together and reflect with the many people who every year attend dawn ceremonies of remembrance, gratitude and national pride for all our men and women who have fought and died in all wars. A Dawn Service will be held at the Latrobe Cenotaph to remember the ANZACs and other...

  • Anzac Memorial Avenue, Redcliffe

    Queensland's first bitumen road connecting Brisbane to a seaside resort was 18 kilometres from Petrie to Redcliffe: it was also the state's longest WWI memorial avenue. Anzac Memorial Avenue, now simply called Anzac Avenue, officially opened for traffic on 5 December 1925. It was built by returned servicemen as a...

  • ANZAC Square War Memorial

    ANZAC Square War Memorial and Parkland, dedicated to Australia's military heritage, features the Shrine of Remembrance with Eternal Flame. Also included are war memorials, honour rolls, unit plaques, mosaic and soils from WWII cemeteries. Touch-tell systems explain the significance of the ANZAC Square War Memorial. The centrally-located Square is a...

  • Apple Tree Creek War Memorial

    Australia's participation in WWI had an immense impact on the population. Almost one in five men who went to fight, died. That was certainly the experience in the Wide Bay's tiny farming community of Apple Tree Creek. When war broke out, 50 farmers were registered in the post office directory....

  • Army General Hospital Site

    The foundations of a once active hospital are all that remain at the Merredin Army Hospital Site. Wander over the concrete base and imagine the scene with army medics racing around to help injured soldiers during World War II. The hospital was situated in Gaza Ridge near Tobruck and was...

  • Australian Surf Rowers League presents Salute to Navy

    Experience the greatest show on water, a once in a lifetime opportunity from an exclusive VIP marquee at the Sydney Opera House! Witness 54 International Warships and 19 Tall Ships as they take part in the International Fleet Review, to commemorate and celebrate 100 years since the first entry of...

  • Avalon 2013 Tattoo

    *** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed *** The Avalon 2013 Tattoo will be held on Saturday 15th June 2013, with the emphasis being especially on Navy, but also including all things maritime. The Scottish Pipes and Drums with Service and Community Bands will be the major entertainment...

  • Aviation Heritage Museum of Western Australia

    The Royal Australian Air Force Association Aviation Heritage Museum of Western Australia is widely recognised as one of the best of its kind in Australia and indeed, the world. Tracing its origins back to 1959, the Museum draws its purpose from its parent body, the RAAF Association 'to foster aviation...

  • Beaudesert War Memorial

    More than 60,000 Australians died during World War I (WWI), and the memorials erected during and after the conflict were an expression of national grief, serving as substitute graves for those buried overseas. The Beaudesert War Memorial is one of the more elaborate monuments in Queensland, with a soldier statue...

  • Beenleigh War Memorial

    Local war memorials hold a wealth of information that the National War Memorial's records cannot readily show: the impact WWI had on a community through enlistment, and death. Beenleigh's war memorial was unveiled by Lieutenant Governor William Lennon on 21 November 1925. Its original location was at the road junction...

  • Blackall War Memorial and Memorial Seat

    The bravery of shearers, jackaroos and 'townies' who voluntarily signed up to be a part of WWI is remembered within Blackall's A and M Lehman Park. Returned soldier and former mayor James Minnis unveiled a sandstone obelisk, fashioned by AL Petrie, on ANZAC Day 1927. It carries the names of...

  • Boer War Memorial and Park, Allora

    While the soldier statue has become a symbol of remembrance in Australia relating to the world wars, the first of three soldier statues erected in Queensland after the Boer War (1899-1902) is found the War Memorial Park of Allora. Colonel (later Sir) Harry Chauvel unveiled the soldier statue in 1904,...

  • Boonah War Memorial and Memorial Park

    Soldier statues proliferated after WWI but few were unveiled by royalty: Boonah's war memorial was one of them. The statue, which stands in a low brick-walled memorial park on the corner of Park and Yeates streets, was unveiled in July 1920 by the Prince of Wales. He later became King...

  • Booval War Memorial

    One of Australia's best known sculptors, Daphne Mayo, is believed to have created the Booval WWI memorial while apprenticed to Ipswich monumental mason Frank Williams. The memorial, a slightly smaller than life-sized soldier standing on a plinth, was unveiled on 15 February 1919 by Governor Sir Hamilton Goold-Adams. The marble...

  • Bridge Creek War Memorial Bridge

    A timber bridge over a small creek west of Maryborough leads nowhere today yet it stands as a tribute to a family's nationalism post-WWI. It was designed and funded by Mr LS Smith of Mount Joseph Station and is the only known privately-funded memorial bridge in Queensland, perhaps even Australia....

  • Broome and The Kimberley Holidays

    Based in Western Australia, Broome and The Kimberley Holidays are experts in creating the perfect Western Australian holiday. Their product knowledge is second to none; they provide a dedicated Western Australian holiday brochure which includes a comprehensive range of accommodation options from standard motels to luxury boutique hotels and wilderness...

  • Brooweena War Memorial

    Brooweena War Memorial, found in the Woocoo Historical Museum's grounds, has a one-off soldier statue erected by the residents in late 1922. The origin and designer of this soldier statue is unclear, although produced by Maryborough monumental masonry firm FW Webb. The pedestal is of a style not found elsewhere...

  • Bulimba Memorial Park

    Take a close look at the sprawling weeping figs on trendy Bulimba's Oxford Street: they are what's left of a living tribute to serviceman killed in action in WWI. The trees, planted between 1919 and 1923, flanked three sides of the memorial park, dedicated in November 1919. Name plaques were...

  • Bundaberg War Memorial

    Bundaberg's WWI memorial has the distinction of being unveiled twice - the soldier statue, imported from Italy, had not arrived in time for the ANZAC Day 1921 memorial unveiling and another ceremony was held a year later. Designed by Bundaberg architect FH Faircloth and contracted to Anselm Odling of Sydney,...

  • Bundaberg War Nurses Memorial and Park

    A pavilion in Bundaberg is Queensland's only war memorial specifically honouring the women who tended the injured behind battlelines in WWI. The sugar city's mayor FH Buss officially opened the Bundaberg War Nurses Memorial on 15 October 1949. The stucco and terracotta tiled building with arched openings cost more than...

  • Cairns War Memorial

    Time now stands still but years ago, the Cairns' war memorial kept the far northern city's population punctual. The clock tower on which a soldier statue stands-unique in Queensland-was unveiled on ANZAC Day 1926, 15 months after the foundation stone was laid, at the intersection of Abbott and Shield streets....

  • Caxton Street and The Barracks

    If you want to be immersed in good food, great shopping and live sport, Caxton Street and The Barracks has you covered. Caxton Street exudes an energetic vibe under the imposing shadow of Suncorp Stadium, coming alive most weekends due to the scores of footy fans who converge on the...

  • Charleville War Memorial

    Charleville's war memorial echoes the taste of southern states - an ornately carved marble obelisk rather than the Queensland favourite, soldier statue. Queensland Governor Sir Matthew Nathan unveiled the £1000 square pillar monument, made from Italian marble, on 9 October 1924. Located in a park in Wills Street, it was...

  • Charters Towers Memorial Cenotaph

    Queenslander's loved their soldier statue, known as the 'Digger', symbolising innocence, youth, heroism, courage and mateship. When Charters Towers' war memorial was refurbished and rededicated on 11 November 2005, the cenotaph included a solemn soldier, head bowed and rifle pointing downwards. It was originally unveiled to honour those who fought...

  • Clancy's Cottage

    Clancy's Cottage is a self-contained farm stay located in Narrawa approximately 30 minutes from Crookwell. The cottage is comfortable and cozy featuring two bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with two single beds. The lounge room also has a sleep sofa for extra guests. The lounge has...

  • Cloncurry War Memorial

    The Cloncurry War Memorial is located at the intersection of Sheaff and Scarr streets. The memorial originally included four clocks - one on each side of the pedestal. These have been replaced with metal circles paying tribute to the RAAF, Navy, Army and Nursing services. The memorial was installed by...

  • Cooktown War Memorial

    Recruitment for WWI in the Cooktown region drew men from the tin mining industries around Rossville and Shiptons Flat to the south. After the war, the population of the town was small and early ANZAC commemorations were low key. In 1934 the citizens of Cooktown revived ANZAC Day marking the...

  • Cunnamulla War Memorial Fountain

    An inscription is all that identifies an ornately carved water fountain as a war memorial, standing in a traffic island at a five-way intersection in the outback town centre of Cunnamulla. Paroo Shire decided on a war memorial fountain in 1920. The process of selecting and installing a monument took...

  • Dalby War Memorial and Gates

    Dalby's grand tribute to its local WWI enlistments represents a joint venture of local and international talent. Governor Sir Matthew Nathan unveiled the Dalby War Memorial on 26 July 1922. The memorial and wrought iron gates flanked by carved sandstone pillars were designed by local monumental mason, J Shill. British...

  • Dunwich War Memorial

    North Stradbroke Island is synonymous with good times and peacefulness. Its residents also felt the heartache that WWI handed mainland Australia. An Honour Board to those who served in WWI, funded by Thomas Welsby was installed in the Dunwich Hall. The Dunwich Benevolent Asylum provided accommodation for some returned servicemen...

  • Ebbw Vale Memorial Park

    In the Ipswich suburb of Ebbw Vale, the memory of young men cut down in their prime in WWI lingers by a football field. The AL Petrie soldier statue memorial was originally unveiled near Ebbw Vale railway station on 14 May 1918. It was relocated in 1969 to Ebbw Vale...

  • Emerald War Memorial

    An Ulam marble draped column stands in a traffic island opposite Emerald's old town hall as a permanent reminder of the local patriotism shown in WWI. War hero Major-General Sir Thomas (Bill) Glasgow unveiled the memorial in its original location opposite the railway station on 24 January 1925. The monument,...

  • Esk War Memorial and Esk Memorial Park

    An opulent bronze, marble and sandstone cenotaph has stood in Esk since 1921, even though it took another 58 years for the surrounding park to be proclaimed as a memorial reserve. The foundation stone was laid in December 1920 by Colonel Graham Butler, the original medical officer who landed with...

  • Eumundi War Memorial

    Visitors to the Sunshine Coast's popular Eumundi markets often admire mature figs, camphor laurels, lillypillies, flame trees and a jacaranda along the town's main thoroughfare without knowing their significance. The Eumundi Women's Patriotic Committee raised £100 for the planting of 20 trees, representing local lives lost in WWI. Between 1914...

  • Evelyn Scrub War Memorial

    On a back road through grazing country in far north Queensland, a neatly preserved memorial reminds passers-by of both of heroes and a township from the past. The Evelyn Scrub War Memorial is all that remains of a once bustling farming and timber getting community. The obelisk topped by a...

  • Finch Hatton War Memorial

    The Pioneer Valley sugar towns of Finch Hatton and Netherdale joined forces for their WWI memorial - the popular Queensland choice, a soldier or 'Digger' statue. It was erected on 19 November 1921, paid for through public subscription at a cost of £200, and honours the lives of 16 local...

  • Forest Hill War Memorial

    An ex-serviceman who fought with the Australian Light Horse in WWI is believed to be the sculptor of Forest Hill's war memorial in the Lockyer Valley. The 4.5 metre monument, a life-size soldier standing on a tall sandstone pedestal with classically carved colonnettes, was unveiled in 1921 by five mothers...

  • Former Victoria Bridge Abutment (Memorial)

    A sandstone bridge abutment adjacent to Victoria Bridge in the South Bank Precinct became a WWI memorial because of a 1918 home-coming tragedy. Greek Australian 11-year-old Hector Vasyli was in the crowd cheering returning soldiers when he was struck and killed by a car in the parade. A marble memorial...

  • Fremantle War Memorial

    The Fremantle War Memorial, located at Monument Hill in Fremantle, is surrounded by beautiful rose gardens and well maintained lawns. It offers almost 360-degree views of Fremantle, and is an ideal vantage point to look out over Fremantle Harbour and Garden Island. Take some time out to relax on the...

  • Gayndah War Memorial

    The north Burnett town of Gayndah is known for its oranges, and Queensland's most impressive outdoor honour board to war heroes. Harold Wilson, from nearby Cooranga station, privately commissioned the memorial, presenting it to Rawbelle and Gayndah councils in 1921 in honour of the 270 local men who enlisted in...

  • Goldfields War Museum

    A visit to the Goldfields War Museum will be an enriching experience for anyone with an interest in Australia’s history and warfare. Housing a vast collection of war memorabilia from citizens of the Goldfields, you will need several hours to explore all the museum has to offer. Children will enjoy...

  • Goombungee War Memorial

    The Darling Downs farming community of Goombungee chose a rather elegant memorial as their outpouring of grief over the loss of local men in WWI went public. Gallipoli survivor and hero of French battles Major General Sir Thomas Glasgow unveiled the Goombungee war memorial on 11 December 1920. The people...

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