Annual Australia Day Events

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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.

The Australia Day Awards are presented by a Councillor to award winners at the winners relative home town Australia Day Event.

 

2021 Schedule of Events

DERGHOLM

Dergholm Soldiers' Memorial Hall
10.00 am Flag Raising Ceremony
Guest Speaker
Morning Tea 
Enquiries: Andrea Polderman | 0428 833 248

 

EDENHOPE

Henley Park in Lake Street
8.00 am Australia Day Breakfast
9:00am Flag Raising Ceremony

Australia Day Award Presentation

NADC Ambassador Speech (pre-recorded presentation)
Guest Speaker: Andrew Saunder CEO of Edenhope Hospital

Enquiries: Jenny Ackland | 0437 997 358

COVIDSAFE-Event-checklist-Edenhope.pdf(PDF, 3MB)

HARROW

Johnny Mullagh Reserve, On the river bank
11.30 am Flag Raising Ceremony

Australia Day Award Presentation

NADC Ambassador Speech (pre-recorded presentation)
Guest Speaker
BBQ lunch provided, BYO salad
Enquiries: Michelle Penrose | 0427 951 493

Harrow-covidsafe-checklist.pdf(PDF, 4MB)

KANIVA

Kaniva Swimming Pool, Corner of Baker & Young Streets
8.00 am Entry by donation. BBQ Breakfast.

Flag Raising Ceremony

Australia Day Award Presentation

Guest Speaker

Enquiries: Fran McDonald | 0448 053 015

COVIDSafe-Event-Checklist.-Kaniva.pdf(PDF, 815KB)

 

To find out more about Australia Day you can visit, https://www.australiaday.org.au/