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Queen's Baton Relay Queen's Baton Relay

The Fraser Coast will welcome the Queen's Baton on Sunday, 25 March, 2018 as it makes its journeys towards its final destination, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Opening Ceremony on April 4, 2018.

Fraser Coast residents can begin planning their Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) experience with community celebrations as it visits Fraser Island, Hervey Bay and Maryborough.

Council encourages business owners and residents to line the streets and cheer on our local baton bearers.

To follow the Queens Baton journey visit

Community celebrations

Location Time
K'Gari (Fraser Island) 8.49am - 9.51am
Seafront Oval, Hervey Bay 1pm - 3pm
Queens Park, Maryborough 3pm - 5.30pm

Queen's Baton Relay schedule and times

Road closures

Hervey Bay

  • Jetty Street – between the Marina and The Esplanade
  • The Esplanade – between Boat Harbour Drive and Miller Street
  • Miller Street – between The Esplanade and Pulgul Street
  • Pulgul Street – between Miller Street and Kent Street
  • Kent Street – between Pulgul Street and King Street
  • King Street – between Kent Street and Pier Street
  • Pier Street – between King Street and The Esplanade
  • Esplanade – between Pier Street and Thomas Street

Other affected roads are:

• Elizabeth Street • Churchill Street • New Street • Margaret Street • Hockley Lane • Alexandra Street • Crown Street
• Ann Street • Witt Street • Eric Street • Robert Street • Macks Road • Fraser Street • Bideford Street
• Tavistock Street • Denman Camp Road • Frank Street • Queens Road • Hervey Street • Leslie Lane
• Zephyr Street • Stephenson Street • Taylor Street • Main Street

Hervey Bay Route 


  • Saltwater Creek Road  between Sydney Street and Woodstock Street
  • Woodstock Street between Saltwater Creek Road and Lennox Street
  • Lennox Street between Woodstock Street and Sussex Street
  • Sussex Street between Lennox Street and Bazaar Street
  • Adelaide Street between Sussex Street and Ellena Street
  • Ellena Street between Sussex Street and Lennox Street
  • Lennox Street between Ellena Street and Kent Street
  • Kent Street between Lennox Street and Richmond Street
  • Richmond Street from Kent Street to eastern end of Richmond Street past Wharf Street

Other affected roads are:

• Pallas Street  • Villa Street  • Maryborough Airport Road  • Woodrow Street  • Waterson Street  • Henry Street
• Gaynor Street • Nuneaton Street  • Ellis Street  • Demaine Street  • Hart Street  • Hutchins Street  • Creek Lane 
• Grosvenor Street  • John Street  • Churchill Street  • North Street  • Walker Street

Maryborough Route