Oct 19

ANZAC Centenary 2014-2018 Youth Competition



On Monday 23 October 2017 Sarah Laidler from Hervey Bay High School presented her speech to the President Brian Tidyman, and Deputy President John Beattie, of the Hervey Bay RSL Sub-Branch.  Sarah will be giving her speech at the ANZAC Day Main Service on Wednesday 25th April 2018.

On Monday 30 October 2017 Daniel Haskins and Cassidy Dobson from St James Lutheran College and Lachlan Grumley from Xavier Catholic College presented their speeches to the President, Deputy President and Tracy Gillespie, Committee Member.  All speeches were well received and Cassidy Dobson will be giving her speech at the ANZAC Day Dawn Service on Wednesday 25th April 2018.

The Sub-Branch Committee was impressed with the all the presentations and look forward to sharing the winning speeches with Hervey Bay next ANZAC Day.

For their hard work, effort and researching the topic, Sarah and Cassidy have won $2,000.00 each towards their further education. 

Well done and thank you to those students and schools who participated in the ANZAC Centenary Youth Competition for 2017.





Julia Hill (Urangan State High School) & Jemima Andersen (Hervey Bay State High School)

our two winners of the Hervey Bay RSL Sub-Branch Inc. & Fraser Coast Regional Council ANZAC Centenary 2014-2018 Youth Competition.  A special mention goes to Emily Waring (Urangan State High School) for her contribution.

Thank you to all participants for their presentations to the Hervey Bay RSL Sub-Branch on Friday 7 October 2016. 


Julia Hill from Urangan State High School giving her presentation



Patrick Donnelly from Xavier Catholic College during his presentation