Queen's Baton Relay

Burnie is pleased to host the Queen’s Baton Relay as part of its journey to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in April 2018.

The Queen’s Baton Relay takes a message from Her Majesty The Queen around the Commonwealth to the Opening Ceremony of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will be staged from 4-15 April 2018.

The Queen’s Baton will be in Burnie on Wednesday, 7 February 2018. The Queen’s Baton Relay is the longest and most accessible in history, travelling a record 388 days and 230,000km around the world. In Australia, the Queen’s Baton will traverse 40,000km travelling through every state and territory for 100 days.

Follow the Queen’s Baton journey at https://www.gc2018.com/qbr