Event held on January 26

Federation Council Australia Day Awards and Community Event

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Event runs from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM


Enjoy Australia Day in Howlong at the Memorial Park and enjoy a special day with your family. Start the day by grabbing a coffee and an egg and bacon roll before the event kicks off with a welcome to country. The official ceremony begins with announcement of the Federation Council Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Community Project and Event of the Year, and recognition of the Federation Council Local Achiever recipients. They celebrate their youngest residents whose school has specially nominated them for their sporting, community and academic achievements under the School Achiever Awards. Welcome their new Australians, listen to the Ambassadors Address before join together for the singing of the national anthem, and raising of the Australian Flag. Then sit back and enjoy local musician Barry Bird as they celebrate what makes them proud to be an Aussie.