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Australia Day

Australia Day is a day to celebrate your way. We support volunteer groups to host Australia Day celebrations in a number of towns.


Australia Day Awards


Citizen of the Year - Blake Hollonds of Swifts Creek



Young Citizen of the Year - Annie Rogers of Bairnsdale



Community Event of the Year - joint winners


Paynesville Music Festival



100th Orbost Uniting Church Annual Flower Show



Australia Day Award recipients

Read about our 2020 Australia Day Award winners and find out more about the history of the East Gippsland Australia Day Awards.


26ers Club

The 26ers Club, run by the Australia Day Committee Victoria, is open to all Australians born on January 26.

Membership is free and includes a birthday card and lapel pin every year from the Department of Premier and Cabinet and the opportunity to join in the cake cutting at the official Australia Day ceremony.

Register by completing the form.


Useful Links

National Australia Day website

Victorian Australia Day website


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