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Australia Day

Little Kid and Aussie Flags on Beach
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Australia Day is a day for all Australians, no matter where our personal stories began. It’s the day to celebrate our diversity and the values that we share as the Australian community. Port Macquarie-Hastings Council in collaboration with local community groups conducts a number of activities and celebrations across the region on Australia Day in Port Macquarie, Wauchope and the Camden Haven.


Australia Day Awards Ceremony

Each year, our region celebrates our local hero's through the PMHC Australia Day Awards.

The 2020 Port Macquarie-Hastings Australia Day Awards will be 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
  • Environmental Citizen of the Year.

View our 2019 Port Macquarie-Hastings Australia Day Awards winners here. 

If you would like to nominate a person or community group for a 2020 Australia Day award, please use the form below. Please ensure you have read the  eligibility criteria205KB pdf(PDF, 205KB) before entering your nomination. 

Click here to view form.

This page was last updated on: 23 September 2019