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Dec 22, 2022

For Immediate Release Thursday 22 December 2022
Authorised by Anthony O’Reilly

Hilltops Australia Day Celebrations

The Hilltops region will mark Australia Day 2023 on Thursday 26 January with celebrations across the region.

The Boorowa Australia Day Celebrations will be held at the Boorowa Recreation Grounds with the official ceremony commencing at 9.30am including community awards. An Australia Day luncheon
will be held at 12.30pm at the Boorowa Ex-Services Club (bookings to be made with the club). A family fun day will run in the afternoon and there will be vintage buses available for viewing from 12noon to 1.30pm at the Boorowa Caravan Park. Balladeers will perform at the Boorowa Recreation Club from 4pm.

The Harden-Murrumburrah Australia Day ceremony will be celebrated at Newson Park from 8am starting with breakfast and local musicians providing entertainment. The official ceremony and presentation of awards will follow.

The Wombat village Australia Day ceremony, organised by the Wombat Progress Association, will be held at Wagenbah Oval from 10am. The official program will include the presentation of awards: the Wombat Citizen of the Year, Wombat Sports Person of the Year (senior and junior) and Environment Achievement Award. The event also has a big line-up of other attractions, including a tractor pull, antique engine display, vintage cars, best dressed Australiana, market stalls and best decorated bike award.

Australia Day in Young will once again be celebrated at Carrington Park with the Town Band playing from 8.30am and a citizenship ceremony and community awards presentation commencing at 9am. An Australia Day BBQ lunch will be held in the park from 10am along with family fun activities including Circus Box, live music and plenty of children’s activities.

To further celebrate and enjoy this important day there will also be free entry to Council’s pools in Boorowa, Harden, Jugiong and Young.

For more information about our Ambassadors and Australia Day celebrations in the Hilltops visit:

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Hilltops Council 1300 445 586