The Rathdowney and District Memorial Grounds Association

Rathdowney is the gateway to the breathtaking peaks of Mt Barney and Mt Lindesay. Visit with us and experience a true Aussie country town.

Rathdowney Memorial Ground

Located on the Mt Lindesay Highway in Rathdowney.

RATHDOWNEY MEMORIAL GROUNDS was established after World War II in memory of those who gave their lives in times of conflict. It now serves as a central place of activities and events for the Rathdowney community and its visitors.

Our Sponsors

The Memorial Grounds committee is always grateful for support given by local businesses when holding an event. This year our thanks go to:

Airborne Solutions Heli Tours 1300 435 486 or 0417 722 345

Beaudesert Tyre Store Contact Len or Maureen, 168 Brisbane St, Beaudesert on 55411 688

Cannard Hats 0400 020 298

Dassco Engineering, Smiffy’s Guns and Ammo, Smiffy’s Bakery Contact Anita or Darren 3/4 High St, Boonah on 5463 2473 or 0419 721 925

Goetsch & Sons - Livestock Auctioneers 71 Edwood St, Kalbar on 5463 9040

Scott Buchholz MP 21 William St, Beaudesert, 5541 0150.


Supported by the Scenic Rim Regional Council

News and Happenings at the Rathdowney Memorial Grounds

The Latest Camp Draft Update

Despite the dry conditions of the previous months another successful camp-draft was held over the weekend of 13th/14th of April 2019. Many thanks to cattle donors, sponsors,workers in the yards, canteen, and bar.

Blaze Aid Camp at the Caravan Park

Blaze Aid are a group of volunteers who come together to help communities rebuild after natural disasters. The Rathdowney Memorial Grounds Caravan Park was their base while doing repair work around the Rathdowney district in 2016.

Community Effort Restores Memorial Grounds Gate

The Rathdowney Memorial Grounds received a well deserved makeover in May 2017, with the refurbishment of the gate and entrance to the Memorial Grounds.


Events In Rathdowney

Car Boot Market

The Car Boot Market is held on the 3rd Sunday of every month, starting at 8am. Call Tony on 0419 522 475 with enquiries or to book a site.

Remembrance Day Service at the Flagpole

Rathdowney commemorates Remembrance Day every year - 11th November commencing at 11:50am. Visitors and guests are welcome to join us.


Yoga is held every Saturday morning at 9:00am and Tuesday afternoon at 5.30pm. Find us in the Rathdowney Hall. Visitors and travellers are welcome.
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