Australia Day

Every year a number of Australia Day events are held across the Shire on 26 January. These events are organised and hosted by each local community, and supported by West Wimmera Shire Council.

Event details for Australia Day 2019 - on Saturday 26 January 2019 - will be added to this page in January 2019 as soon as details are finalised.

Events held at the last Australia Day on Friday 26 January 2018 were:

DERGHOLM
Dergholm Soldiers' Memorial Hall
10.00 am Flag Raising Ceremony
Guest Speaker
Morning Tea (please bring a plate)
Enquiries: Andrea Polderman | 0428 833 248

EDENHOPE
Henley Park in Lake Street
8.00 am Australia Day Breakfast & Flag Raising Ceremony
Guest Speakers: Australia Day Ambassador - Mr Dale Potter OAM, and Mr Wayne Caldow
Children's Activities
Enquiries: Jenny Ackland | 0437 997 358

GOROKE
Goroke Memorial Hall in Main Street
8.00 am Australia Day Breakfast
9.00 am Flag Raising Ceremony
Guest Speaker: Keith Lockwood
Morning Tea
Enquiries: Neil Walter | 03 5386 1021

HARROW
Johnny Mullagh Reserve, on the river bank
11.30 am Flag Raising Ceremony
Guest Speaker: Australia Day Ambassador - Mr Dale Potter OAM
BBQ Lunch
Enquiries: Michelle Penrose | 0427 951 493

KANIVA
Kaniva Swimming Pool, Corner of Baker & Young Streets
8.00 am Entry by donation, please bring own plates/cups/cutlery if possible, Flag Raising Ceremony
Guest Speaker: Karen Community Member, Nhill
Enquiries: Fran McDonald | 0448 053 015

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