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2018 Australia Day Celebrations in Goovigen
January 26, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pmFree
Come along and enjoy the fun, food and entertainment on offer at the 2018 Australia Day celebrations!
Australia Day 2018 will be hosted by the Goovigen Community and will be celebrated at the Goovigen Community Hall. Celebrations will commence at 8:30am with the official ceremony and presentations of awards commencing at 9:00am.
There will be something for everyone on the day including a photo competition with the theme “What Living in Banana Shire Means to Me”, Dog High Jump Competition, ‘Best Decorated Aussie Ute’ competition, old Aussie-made working Tractor display, markets, thong decorating, kids activities, entertainment, raffles and prizes and much more!
For competition entry forms and general event information, click here.
Nominations for the 2018 Australia Day Awards are now closed. The winners will be announced and awards presented at the 2018 Australia Day Celebrations.
These awards recognise and honour the outstanding achievements of Australians.
Citizen & Young Citizen of the Year
Cultural & Junior Cultural – Artist and/or Arts Worker
Volunteer of the Year
Junior & Senior Sportsperson
Sports Coach, Official and/or Administrator
Community Group or Team
Community Event of the Year
Further information in relation to the awards can be obtained by contacting Council’s Customer Service on (07) 4992 9500.