Kapooka Parade Times

Kapooka parade times

Below are the times for the Army Recruit Course (ARC) the times for Part Time Recruit Training Course (PRTC) are here.

TIME ARC EVENT SYNOPSIS
8:00 AM Visitor’s car park opens Visitors for the morning parade are advised to arrive no earlier than 8:00.
8:20 – 9:00 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.
9:00 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.
9:15 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.
9:30 AM Parade commences The parade will generally take 45 to 60 minutes.
10:20 AM Parade ends Details regarding the March Out Function timings will be confirmed at the conclusion of the parade.
10:30 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.