Celebrations commence at 8.30 am on Sunday 26 January, 2020 with a complimentary BBQ breakfast and entertainment by Dennis Tucker. Formalities which begin at 9.00 am include speeches by our Australia Day Ambassador, Dr. Nouria Salehi AM, Member for Eildon, Cindy McLeish and Mayor, Cr. Marg Attley, a Citizenship Ceremony and Affirmation of Australian Citizenship, a flag raising ceremony and Bec Bolwell will sing the National Anthem accompanied by the Mansfield and District (MAD) Orchestra. Formal acknowledgement will also be given to our Citizen, Young Citizen, Senior Citizen and Community Event Award winners.
This is a free event and we encourage members of our community to come along and celebrate all the things we love about Australia; land, sense of fair go, lifesytle, democracy, the freedoms we enjoy and particularly our people.
This event will be livestreamed via Council's facebook page and also broadcast via Radio Mansfield - 99.7FM and in Tolmie and surrounding area on 88.7FM