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CENTENARY OF THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE

The activities listed below are the activities being conducted by individual Branches of the Queensland Division to celebrate the Centenary of the Royal Australian Air Force.

Redlands Branch – Wednesday 24th March 2021

Dining-In Night at Redlands RSL, 8 Passage Street, Cleveland at 1800 hours.

Queensland University Squadron Branch – Friday 26th March 2021

Lunch at the United Services Club

Cairns Branch – Saturday 27th March 2021

Memorial Service at 1000 hours at the Catalina Memorial, The Esplanade, Cairns followed by a luncheon at 1200 hours at the Red Beret, Redlynch. Guest Speaker is Group Captain Myles Thompson (Ret)

Pine Rivers and Sandgate Branch – Tuesday 30th March 2021

Service and BBQ Lunch commencing at 1000 hours at Tarakan House, 3 Ogg Road, Murrumba Downs.

Bundaberg Branch – Wednesday 31st March 2021

Morning Tea and visit to the Hall of Aviation. Time TBA

Fraser Coast Branch – Wednesday 31st March 2021

Commemoration Service at the Freedom Park, Hervey Bay followed by a luncheon at the Hervey Bay RSL. Guest Speaker is Group Captain Graham Davies.

Kawana Waters and Nambour Branches – Wednesday 31st March 2021

Morning Tea and Address at the Queensland Air Museum, Caloundra at 0930 hours followed by Lunch at the Caloundra RSL at 1200 hours.

Townsville Branch – Friday and Saturday 9th and 10th April 2021

A semi-formal Dinner at Rydges Southbank Hotel, Palmer Street, Townsville at 1830 hours on Friday 9th April 2021 followed by a non-denominational Memorial Church Service at the Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral, Stokes Street, Townsville at 1000 hours on Saturday 10th April 2021. The service will be live streamed. Link TBA.

Queensland University Squadron Branch – Sunday 6th June 2021

Bomber Command Service. Venue and times to be confirmed.

Logan City Branch – Saturday 19th June 2021

RAAF 100th Anniversary Luncheon at Greenbank RSL Services Club, 54 Anzac Avenue, Hillcrest.

Toowoomba Branch – Saturday 11th September 2021

March and Memorial Service to coincide with the Commemoration of the Battle of Britain and the Battle for Australia. Location and times to be advised.

Bundaberg Branch- Sunday 17th October 2021

Commemoration of RAAF Station, Bundaberg followed by a luncheon at the Services Club, Bundaberg.

Added – 15 March 2021