What’s happening this Australia Day for the Limestone Coast?

The big events across the region


Ewan Grant

22 January 2019

Ewan Grant

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Australia Day celebrations will be in full swing across the region this weekend, with plenty of community events happening.

 

Breakfasts are planned in Naracoorte, Beachport, Penola, Kalangadoo, Mt Gambier, Robe, Portland and many more local towns and community members are encouraged to join the celebrations

 

Here are just some of the many incredible events you can be a part of across the limestone coast:

 

Mount Gambier: 2019 AUSTRALIA DAY BREAKFAST AND AWARDS CEREMONY - The City of Mount Gambier invites everyone to the to celebrate what’s great about being Australian at the Australia Day Breakfast and Awards Ceremony; at Mount Gambier Railway Lands, Railway Terrace.

 

It all starts at 7.30am with breakfast provided by the Lakes Rotary Club of Mount Gambier.

 

Its just $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children; with all proceeds going to Regional Foodbank and Sunset Kitchen. Entertainment starts from 7.30am and everyone is encouraged to wear something “Australian” as there will be a “Best Dressed” prize given. Official proceedings will begin at 9.15am with the flag raising and awards ceremony.

 

Beachport: The Beachport Australia Day Breakfast and Presentations. Lagoon Reserve Beachport, 8am – 10:30am (Breakfast supplied by the Beachport and Rivoli Bay Lions Club)

 

Casterton: Australia Day Breakfast 8.00am – Free BBQ breakfast & entertainment. 9.00am – Flag raising ceremony – featuring guest speaker, Australia Day Ambassador - Australia Day Awards Island Park, Murray Street, Casterton

 

Heywood: Australia Day Lunch - Flag Raising Ceremony, 11.30am – Flag raising ceremony – featuring guest speaker, Australia Day Ambassador - Australia Day Awards including Heywood Citizen Award 12.30pm – Free BBQ lunch (Bring a chair or rug) – on the Banks of the Fitzroy River

 

Kalangadoo: The Kalangadoo Australia Day Breakfast and Presentations

Kalangadoo Institute, 8am – 10:30am (Breakfast supplied by the Kalangadoo & District Lions Club)

 

Kingston: SE Australia Day Celebration 7:30am to 11:00am

Kingston SE Lions Park, Hanson Street, Kingston

 

Lucindale: There will be a community lunch at 11.00am at the rotunda Centenary Park, Musgrave Avenue.  

 

Naracoorte: The Naracoorte Australia Day celebrations kick off at 7.00am

Naracoorte Town Square with breakfast supplied by local service clubs, entertainment starts from 7.35am and the official ceremony commencing at 7.55am. 

 

Nelson: Australia Day Breakfast 8.00am - Complimentary Breakfast at Bridge Park. Entertainment by the "Nelson Bush Trio". 8am - 10.00am. 10.00am - Presentation of the Nelson Citizen of the Year. 11am - Bowling "Tournament" at the Tennis Court - all welcome to participate - Leake Street

 

Mil-Lel Memorial Park & Hall.

Grant District council Australia Day Celebration; BBQ Lunch & Awards 11:30 – 3pm

 

Millicent: The Millicent Australia Day Breakfast and Presentations including an Australia Day address and award presentations for Australia Day Citizen of the Year & Young Citizen of the Year.

Millicent Jubilee Park, 8am – 10:30am (Breakfast supplied by the Lions Club)

 

Penola: The Penola Australia Day Breakfast and Presentations including an Australia Day address and award presentations for Australia Day Citizen of the Year & Young Citizen of the Year.

Penola War Memorial Park, 8am – 10:30am (Breakfast supplied by the Lions Club)

 

Portland: Australia Day Breakfast 8.00am – Free BBQ breakfast & entertainment. 9.00am – Flag raising ceremony – featuring guest speaker, Australia Day Ambassador - Australia Day Awards - Australian Citizenship Ceremony - Glenelg Shire Municipal Office, 71 Cliff Street, Portland

 

Robe: Australia Day Celebrations 2019 8:00am to 11:00am

Robe Institute Lawns, Mundy Terrace Robe.

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