This February join the City of Stirling in cheering along our local legends for the Queen's Baton Relay (QBR) in the lead up to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018

The Queens Baton will make it's way through the City of Stirling on 25 February 2018, travelling north along West Coast Highway, with arrival scheduled for 2.39pm at the Scarborough Beach Amphitheatre. From there it will continue on its journey toward Trigg. 

To ensure safe passage for baton bearers and the accompanying vehicle convoy, the following roads and adjacent carparks will be closed at staggered times from 1.00pm - 3.30pm on 25 February 2018:

  • West Coast Highway, Scarborough to Trigg (northbound)
  • Brighton Road, Scarborough (West Coast Highway to The Esplanade)
  • The Esplanade, Scarborough
  • West Coast Drive, Trigg to Waterman's Bay (northbound)

Measures have been taken to ensure minimal impact and traffic management will be in place, providing safe access for vehicles and pedestrians.  Minor disruptions such as road/car-park closures and restricted vehicle access, traffic congestion, limited use of the Scarborough Beach Amphitheatre and surrounds, and elevated sound levels, may be experienced at times on the day of the event.

The event is free for spectators and local residents are invited to join the celebration. We encourage you and your family to take advantage of this historic event visiting Scarborough and the City of Stirling.


Background:

The Queen's Baton Relay's worldwide journey started at Buckingham Palace in London on Monday 13th March 2017, and is travelling through the Commonwealth nations in 388 days, covering 230,000 kilometres, including 100 days in Australia. The baton carries a message from Her Majesty The Queen, which will be read aloud out at the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games 2018, on 4 April 2018, to mark the official opening of the Games. Click here to follow the baton around the world