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Queen's Baton Relay & Community Celebrations

The Queen's Baton Relay is coming to the City of Logan on Sunday 1 April. Don't miss this once in a life time opportunity.

Two of the final legs of the Queen's Baton Relay (QBR) will travel through the City of Logan on Sunday 1 April. The Relay will pass through Daisy Hill and Shailer Park (Leg 1) and Beenleigh (Leg 2) on its way to the Gold Coast for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Here's how you can join in the fun

  • Step 1 - Show your colours - join in the celebrations by dressing your home or business. You could go green or gold or use the colours of your heritage. Simply dress your home or business, take a shot and post on social media with the hashtag #lifeinlogan. Great prizes on offer. More details on the Life in Logan website.
  • Step 2 - Come and watch as the Baton moves through the streets. See below for the QBR route and key times. Details for road closures are also below.
  • Step 3 - Join us for free community celebrations at Shailer Park and Beenleigh. See the Baton up close, enjoy fun Easter games, come ā€˜nā€™ try sports, food stalls and more.

Free community events

Free community events will be held at the end of the Daisy Hill/Shailer Park leg and the start of the Beenleigh leg of the QBR. Details are below and to keep up to date with what's on at each event, follow the Facebook pages.

Baton Brunch

8.30am-11.30am

Shailer Pioneer Park, Harley St, Shailer Park

Please note that there is limited parking at Shailer Pioneer Park, we encourage you to use active transport options like walking or cycling to the event.

Eggcellent Games

9am-12noon

Bill Norris Oval (Skate Park), Boundary St, Beenleigh

Please note that there is limited parking at Shailer Pioneer Park, we encourage you to use active transport options like walking or cycling to the event.

Queen's Baton Route & Baton Bearers

In 'Baton mode', the Queen's Baton is carried by bearers who walk or run approximately 200 metres and then transfer the Baton to the next bearer. There are 17 Baton Bearers participating in the Daisy Hill/Shailer Park leg and 15 Baton Bearers. 

See where the Queen's Baton is now and its route through the city including and Baton Bearers.

Road closures

For the safety and security of the event, traffic management plans including full road closures will be in place. The roads along the Baton route will be closed to traffic from 8am and will only be letting essential and local traffic through. Roads will re-open as the Baton passes. 

Information has been sent to residents along the Baton route with further details. If you have any queries regarding restrictions during this time, please contact Council's Traffic Services Coordinator, Mr Deva Naiker on 3412 5398.