The Fort Queenscliff Museum, Borough of Queenscliffe, Australian Army History Unit and the Soldier Career Management Agency were proud to host a three day festival celebrating 150 years of the Military in Queenscliff
2010 marked the 150th Anniversary of the Military presence in Queenscliff.
For three days a festival was held in September which saw the Fort and the whole community host a number of linked activities.
These included a Fort hosted dinner and a Borough hosted Civic reception, a Parade along Hesse Street, concerts utilising both military and civilian bands, military displays of equipment, fireworks, local school involvement, museum tours and other celebratory events in the grounds of the Fort and the town, stretching from the Marina to Point Lonsdale.
When: Friday 17th,Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th September 2010
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The ADF team at Fort Queenscliff, the Fort Queenscliff Museum Association and members of the 150th working group are thrilled to receive sponsorship from the Queenscliff Harbour and 360Q (the restaurant at the Harbour) in the form of limited edition 2004 Yering Station Cabernet/Sauvignon/Shiraz and 2006 Yering Station Chardonnay (Yarra Valley - Victoria) re-labeled specifically for this event.
The Australian Army history unit would like to thank the following patrons and sponsors, as without their kind assistance and patronage this event would not be possible: Fort Queenscliff Museum Association, the Vue Grand Hotel, 360Q at the Queenscliff Harbour, the Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale Business and Tourism Association, the Queenscliff Village Newsagency, the Bellarine Railway, the Marine Discovery Centre, the Queenscliffe Historical Museum, the Queenscliff Point Lonsdale RSL, Oakdene Vineyards, Truffleduck, the team at the Queenscliff Music Festival, Geelong Otway Tourism , Peninsula Searoad Transport, the Borough of Queenscliffe and numerous individuals in the community.
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