Flag Raising Ceremony

The Australia Day Flag Raising Ceremony is an opportunity to commemorate our national identity, and embrace our culture and history as part of the state’s Australia Day celebrations. The ceremony will commence at 10am featuring the Australian Defence Force Royal Guard of Honour, Band of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment and the raising of the Australian, Queensland, Townsville, Governor’s, Aboriginal, and Torres Strait Islander flags. A Royal Australian Air Force flypast and traditional 21-gun salute will conclude the ceremony.

Date: Friday 26 January 2018

Time: 10am

Location: Jezzine Barracks, Mitchell Street, North Ward, Townsville

For more information visit the website or phone 07 3003 9200.


The 2018 Australia Day Flag Raising Ceremony is presented by the Townsville City Council in partnership with the Queensland Government.