Australia Day celebrations


Residents are invited to join us on Sunday 26 January at our Australia Day free, family event in Station Domain, Maryborough.

A free breakfast and children’s activities will commence at 8.30am and official proceedings will start at 9.15am. The Australia Day awards – including Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year and Community Award of the Year – will also be announced.

During this year’s citizenship ceremony, 13 residents will become Australian citizens.

Across the Shire, various community groups and organisations will also host Australia Day events at the following locations:


8am Free breakfast at the Talbot RSL Park (across from the Town Hall). BYO plate, knife, fork, mug and chair. For further information contact Greg or Heather on 0427 090 172.



8.30am Held at Station Domain. Free breakfast provided, including a sausage sizzle, pancakes and cereal. All served by local community groups. Official citizenship and Australia Day awards ceremonies will be held. Baby medallions will be presented to all babies born during the previous year. Books will also be presented to all four-year-old children starting kinder.  Official proceedings begin at 9:15am.



10.30am         Market Reserve – Sausage sizzle and commemorative presentations. Australia Day Ambassador Mr Vedran Drakulic OAM will address the crowd. For further information contact George on 0437 977 237.



10am Rene Fox Gardens on Broadway - Live music and free sausage sizzle.

11am Official address by Australia Day Ambassador Mr Grant Monks. BYO chairs. For further information contact Marion on 0438 168 634.



11am Bealiba Town Hall – Flag raising followed by an address by a guest speaker. Local entertainment and a free barbecue lunch. For further information contact Pam on 5469 1310.


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11am Daisy Hill Community Centre. Free barbecue lunch for attendees. Guest speaker is John Gault. For further information contact Neil Auger on 0412 821 198.