Queen's Baton Relay A

Posted on 23 Jan 2018

Please note: this is an old article

It was published in January 2018, so the information may be out-of-date.

The Queen's Baton Relay, is a relay around the world held prior to the beginning of the Commonwealth Games.

The Queens Baton Relay (QBR) will pass through Shepparton on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Estimated time of the relay is 12.50pm to 3.00pm.


Local Baton Bearers have been selected through a nomination process to carry the Queens Baton in Shepparton. Shepparton is one of many stops throughout Australia on its journey towards the GC2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony in April.


To generate excitement and enthusiasm for the passage of the QBR, activities will be held along the route. Local schools, community groups and patrons will line the streets in support with banners and flags. There will also be a community celebration at held at Victoria Park Lake from 1.30 - 3.00pm with live entertainment and musical performances.