Australia Day Flag Raising Ceremony

Thursday 26 January 2017
Jezzine Barracks, Townsville
10.15 am to 11.15 am

Start your Australia Day celebrations with a unique opportunity to witness a spectacular display of the Australian Defence Force at the 2017 Flag Raising Ceremony.

Commencing at 10.15 am at the Jezzine Barracks, Townsville, the ceremony will feature 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.

The 2017 Flag Raising Ceremony is delivered in partnership with Townsville City Council.

Please note ceremony times and proceedings are subject to change due to operational requirements.

For more information on Australia Day events in Townsville, road closures and parking information visit the Townsville City Council website, email or phone 07 3003 9200.

Australia Day activities in Queensland are proudly supported by the Queensland Government and assisted by the Australian Government through the National Australia Day Council.