Ceremonies & Celebrations

Anzac Day 2017

All residents and visitors to Quilpie are invited to attend and participate in all the events and activities associated with Anzac Day 2017:


Monday 24 April 2017

6.00pm – Anzac Eve Remembrance Twilight Service at Quilpie Cemetery

Tuesday 25 April 2017

6.00am – Quilpie RSL Dawn Service at Bob Young Memorial Park followed by free breakfast barbecue

10.00am – Assemble at Heinemann’s Cafe for the March

10.15am – March to Quilpie Shire Hall

10.30am – Community Service followed by free community barbecue, desserts and bar.  Live entertainment by Memphis Moovers.

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Australia Day

On Friday 20 January, the Quilpie Shire Council Australia Day Awards recognised members of our community who made an outstanding contribution to the community throughout 2016.


·       Citizen of the Year – Philippa Ware

·       Community Group Award – William Watts

·       Sports and Recreation Award – David Kent

·       Outstanding Junior Achievement Award – Ben McKellar

·       Outstanding Achievement Award – Quilpie Shire Council Staff

·       Certificates of Appreciation: Jess Gilby, Brian Joyce, Lachlan Kent, Gina McConnell & Noel Simmons

Quilpie Shire Council congratulates all the recipients of awards and also the community members who were nominated for awards.