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2022 ANZAC Day services on Redlands Coast

Redland City Council joins the community in paying respect to the men and women of the   armed services and in remembrance of those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of Australia and New Zealand.

The following Anzac Day services are being held across Redlands Coast on Monday 25 April 2022:


Event Time Location
Dawn parade departs 5.20am From RSL Main Entrance, 8 Passage Street, Cleveland to ANZAC Centenary, Shore Street West, Cleveland
Dawn Service commences 5.30am ANZAC Centenary Park, Show Street West, Cleveland
Main morning parade commences (includes Light Horse, WW1 Camels, Heavy Horse, Military Vehicles, Current serving units, Veterans, Scouts, Guides and Schools) 10.20am From Cleveland Bowls Club, to ANZAC Centenary Park, Shore Street West, Cleveland
Morning service commences 11.00am ANZAC Centenary Park, Shore Street West, Cleveland

Changed traffic conditions

Redland City Council advises changed traffic conditions will be in place from 11pm Sunday 24 April, until 1pm Monday 25 April on Kinsail Court, Sommersea Drive, Middle Street, Passage Street, Channel Street, North Street, Fitzroy Street, Shore Street West, Shore Street North for the Cleveland ANZAC Day Service.

Road closures will be in place on Shore Street West, North Street, Fitzroy Street, Kinsail Court, Sommersea Drive, Passage Street, Channel Street and Shore Street North.

Redland Bay

Event Time Location
March to Cenotaph 5.00am Veterans march from Redland Bay Community Hall to Cenotaph at Neville Stafford Park, Banana Street, Redland Bay
Dawn Service 5.05am Cenotaph

Changed traffic conditions

Redland City Council advises changed traffic conditions will be in place from 4:00am – 7:30am on Banana Street, Meissner Street, Outridge Street, Weinam Street and Hamilton Street Redland Bay on Monday 25 April for the Redland Bay ANZAC Day Service.

A road closure will be in place on Banana Street, Redland Bay between Outridge and Weinam streets.

Free Shuttle Bus will be transporting patrons from the Redland Bay Hotel to Wienam St (Cenotaph) starting at 4:00am prior to service and then returning after the service until 7:00am.

North Stradbroke Island 

Event Time Location
March to Cenotaph 5.10am From Butcher Shop to Cenotaph on Welsby Street, Dunwich
Dawn Service 5.30am Commemorative service commences at Cenotaph, Welsby Street, Dunwich
Main March begins 10.45am Dunwich State School, Bingle Road, Dunwich to Cenotaph, Welsby Street, Dunwich
Main Commemorative Service 11.00am Commemorative service commences at Cenotaph, Welsby Street, Dunwich

Macleay Island

Event Time Location
March to Cenotaph 5.30am Kate Street, Macleay Island to Cenotaph, Pat’s Park, Macleay Island
Dawn Service Commemorations 5.40am Commemorative service commences at Cenotaph, Pat’s Park, Macleay Island

Russell Island

Event Time Location
Dawn Service Commemorations 5.30am Russell Island Cenotaph, Anzac Drive,
March to Cenotaph 10.45am Cnr Cestrum Street & Canaipa Road to Cenotaph, ANZAC Drive, Russell Island
Main Commemorative Service 11.00am Cenotaph, ANZAC Drive, Russell Island

Lamb Island

Event Time Location
Dawn Service 4.45am Cenotaph adjacent to Lamb Island Recreation Club, Lucas Drive

Karragarra Island

Event Time Location
Sunset ANZAC Day community remembrance Sunset approx. 5.20pm Karragarra Island Barge Ramp
Free BBQ for attendees After Remembrance service Karragarra Island Foreshore Park, The
Esplanade (Adjacent to Barge Ramp)

Coochiemudlo Island

Event Time Location
Special ferry to Coochiemudlo Island from mainland 4.45am Victoria Point jetty to Coochiemudlo Island – departing at 4.45am from Victoria Point
Commemorative service 5:30am New Memorial – Main Beach, opposite Coochiemudlo Island Beach Bar

Redlands North Memorial Service 

Organiser: Redlands North schools and groups –  a service conducted with local youth and      school student leaders

Event Time Location
Scouts, Guides and BP Guild 7:45am Birkdale State School Assembly Hall
Service commences 8.00am Birkdale State School Assembly Hall

Anzac Day services have been organised by the Redlands RSL, Bayside South RSL Sub-Branch, Stradbroke Island RSL, Macleay Island RSL, Russell Island RSL Sub-Branch, Lamb Island Recreation Club, Karragarra Island Ratepayers and Residents Association and Coochiemudlo Island RSL Sub-Branch.

Redlands Coast sandbagging stations open

Sandbagging stations are open again today at the following times and locations:

📍 Council Depot Cleveland – 199-205 South St. 7am to 6pm today.

Open 24/7 and BYO shovel
📍 Council Depot Dunwich – 11-37 Mitchell Cres, Dunwich, North Stradbroke Island.
📍 Council Depot Russell Island – 6 Cambridge Rd.
📍 Council Depot Macleay Island – 22-24 Scarborough Rd.
📍 Coochiemudlo Island – Coochie Men’s Shed, 54-45 Elizabeth St with filled sandbags.

📍 Lamb Island Rural Fire Station – 12 Lucas Drive Lamb Island
📍 Karragarra Rural Fire Brigade – 11 Noyes Road, Karragarra Island.

📌Please contact Rural Fire as needed or go to locations for self-serve. Minimum sandbagging stock at Lamb and Karragarra Island, please only take what is required.

Need assistance?

Call the SES on 132 500 to log a job, which will be prioritised and tasked. This will help ensure our most vulnerable in the community are addressed as a priority.

Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if the situation is life-threatening.

Call Energex on 13 19 62 to report fallen powerlines. Remember to stay clear and warn others.

Call Council on 3829 8999 to report fallen branches on public spaces across the city.


Council temporary program and service changes due to COVID-19 impacts

Our employees are part of the community – many living locally on Redlands Coast – and are committed to continuing to service the community through this challenging time.

However, just like the rest of the community, some of our people have been diagnosed as positive to COVID-19 and are absent from work, while others are away caring for family members affected by the virus or have been required to isolate under a public health direction.

This number is expected to increase over the coming weeks as COVID-19 infections peak in Queensland.

So, like many other organisations, Redland City Council has been affected by COVID-19 and this is impacting some of our non-essential programs and services.  For that we apologise and ask for your patience and understanding.

To reassure you, no essential services have been affected and Council is in a strong position to deal with this pandemic.

 Temporary program and service changes

Council has already made a number of alterations to non-critical programs and services as a result of reduced employee numbers or due to measures to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

These have included:

  • Postponing the RPAC school holiday program
  • Postponing some library events and the temporary suspension of in-library programs
  • Closing the Dunwich library on Tuesdays
  • Changing the format of the announcement of the Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards Recipients
  • Splitting our Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony on 26 January into two smaller ceremonies
  • Temporary closures of some aspects of services as required, to date including the IndigiScapes nursery (closed for several days) and Animal Shelter collection (closed for animal pick-ups from the shelter for three hours), with other arrangements made to assist customers.

It is unavoidable that temporary closures of some services will continue to occur as employees are absent from work over the coming weeks.

Council will continue to ensure services reopen as soon as possible, provide other ways of assisting customers where possible and continue online services.

We are communicating program and service changes through social media, our website and newsletters.

Plans in place

While there already are impacts to some Council programs, events and services, please be assured Council is prepared for these circumstances.

We have enacted plans to reduce the spread of COVID-19, protect staff and the community, continue our critical services and reduce the impact on all Council services.

We continue to strictly follow Queensland Health requirements for our customer-facing services such as our libraries, galleries, customer contact centres, animal shelter and Visitor Information Centre.

This includes a mandatory requirement for visitors and employees to wear masks.

Visitors and employees must also be fully vaccinated to enter Redland Performing Arts Centre and our IndigiScapes café.

From our team to you, thank you for your patience and kindness during this time.

Tsunami warnings cancelled for Queensland

The main tsunami waves have now passed all expected Queensland locations.

Small unusual tsunami waves may continue but are no longer expected to be dangerous, however a Hazardous Surf Warning is still in effect for the Fraser Island Coast, Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast waters due to Ex-Tropical Cyclone Cody.

Surf Life Saving Queensland have advised that all beaches will re-open this morning.

For updates and further information visit the BOM website