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Queens Baton Relay Logo

Hahndorf to welcome Queen’s Baton in lead up to Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

The eyes of the Commonwealth will be on Hahndorf on Wednesday 21st February 2018 as the Baton journeys towards its final destination, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony (GC2018) on 4 April 2018. Local legends are being called on to carry the Queen’s Baton in Hahndorf as it prepares to host the Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR).


Times & Best viewing spots:




  Baton starts @Windsor Ave, travels along Hahndorf Main St to Pioneer Gardens


Community   Event / Welcome at Pioneer Memorial Gardens

Activities   start from 10.30 am


Baton   leaves Pioneer Gardens and travels to River Road


Convoy   departs Hahndorf for next destination

Road Closures and Traffic Control

- Wednesday 21st Feb 2018


Road Closure

  • Old Mount Barker Rd between Windsor Ave & River Road between 10:45am and 11:45am

No parking

  • Eastern Side of Windsor Ave between Old Mt Barker Road (Main St) and Collins Street between 6am and 11:45am
  • Southern side of Old Mt Barker Rd (Main St)  between Windsor Ave and 120m west of River Rd between 6am & 11:45am

 For more information-

Click Here to see route:

 Queens Baton Relay Route(1119 kb)


Should you have any questions please contact:

Andy Glen- Ph 0417 444 416

Tourism Manager, Mount Barker District Council



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2017/2018  Event Support Program


Mount Barker District Council has and will continue to be supportive of local events that provide our communities with either economic or social benefit. Council’s Event management team has reviewed the process for the program of community and tourism event support across the district. We are continuing an expression of interest process, for the 2017/2018 financial year, and invite you to participate by completing an Expression of Interest form in the first instance.

Please note that all event organisers / community groups must complete this form regardless of whether you have been funded in the past.

Covering Letter- Event Sponsorship 2017-2018(267 kb)

Mt Barker Events Expression of Interest Form 2017-2018(192 kb)

Mt Barker Events Criteria-2017-2018(29 kb)

 For more information email or phone 8391 7238. 


6 Dutton Road, Mount Barker SA 5251
T 8391 7200