Kapooka Parade Times

Kapooka parade times

Below are the times for the Army Recruit Course (ARC) the times for Reserve Recruit Training Course (RRTC)  are here.

TIME ARC EVENT SYNOPSIS
8:30 AM Visitor’s car park opens Visitors for the morning parade are advised to arrive no earlier than 8:30.
8:50 – 9:30 AM Transport to parade ground Buses leave from the car park, a tour guide is provided for each bus, and visitors are given a tour of the barracks.
9:30 AM Guests arrive at parade ground Visitors will be dropped off at the parade ground. Escorts and guides will be located around the parade ground to assist visitors.
9:45 AM Guests seated for parade Seating is not reserved; guests are not to sit in the centre seating area, as this area is set aside for staff and official guests.
10:00 AM Parade commences The parade will generally take 45 to 60 minutes.
10:50 AM Parade ends Details regarding the March Out Function timings will be confirmed at the conclusion of the parade.
11:00 AM Transport to March Out Function Buses will arrive to begin transporting visitors with a ticket to the Edmondson VC Club. Soldiers will meet their families at the function shortly after.
11:45 AM Speeches and cutting of the March Out cake The Platoon Commander/s will make a speech and then cut the March Out cake. This will be followed by a buffet lunch.
1:00 – 1:30 PM Guests transported to visitor’s car park Soldiers return to their lines to change into neat civilian attire. All guests are required to depart the Edmondson VC Club by 1:30 pm.
2:00 – 2:15 PM Recruits transported to Wagga Wagga Train Station Soldiers will be transported to the Wagga Wagga Train Station by bus only to commence local leave.
9:00 PM Recruits transported back to barracks All soldiers are to be at the Wagga Wagga Train Station at 9:00 pm to be transported back to Kapooka. Lateness will not be tolerated and administrative or disciplinary action may be taken against the soldier.