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Australia Day


Australia Day is on 26 January and commemorates the landing of the first fleet onto Australian shores. It is an opportunity for Australians to come together to celebrate their country and culture.

Each year, our region celebrates our local heros through the PMHC Australia Day Awards.

Nominations for the 2017 Port Macquarie-Hastings Australia Day Awards were awarded in the following categories:

  • Young Citizen of the Year (16 - 30 years)
  • Citizen of the Year (31 - 65 years)
  • Senior Citizen of the Year (65 years +)
  • Community Group of the Year.

To find out the recipients of these awards please visit Winners of the 2017 Australia Day Awards.

Nominations for the 2018 Awards will open in the second half of 2017.

This page was last updated on: 24 May 2017