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 is presenting a number of activities and celebrations across the region this Australia Day in Port Macquarie, Wauchope and the Camden Haven.
(Showground - 8am - 2pm)
(Town Green - 8am - 5pm)
(North Brother Mountain - from 7.30am)
- Aussie breakfast available
- FREE waterslides, jumping castle and bungee run
- Farmers Market and food stalls
- Guessing competitions
- Sing Australia sing along
- Large vintage car and steam machinery display
- Australia Day Ceremony from 11.00am including Citizenship Ceremony
- Collectibles Showcase2MB pdf(PDF, 2MB)
- Market & food stalls
- Giant Slide and Jumping Castle
- Kids games with prizes
- Hastings Municipal Town Band
- Entertainment by Khristina Joy & Z Chords, Day Trippers & Blue Hype Big Band
- Various aquatics activities683KB pdf(PDF, 683KB) on the Hastings River
- Official Australia Day Ceremony to commence from 3.00pm. Announcement of PMHC Australia Day Award recipients and Citizenship Ceremony
- Shuttle buses available from the Busways Depot Captain Cook Bicentennial Drive
- Aussie breakfast available for purchase from 7:30am
- Australiana salute by Camden Haven Concert Band
- Australia Day Ceremony from 8.00am
Australia Day Awards Ceremony
Each year, our region celebrates our local hero's through the PMHC Australia Day Awards.
Nominations for the 2019 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.
The announcement of the award recipients will take place as part of the official Port Macquarie event program commencing at 3:00pm on the Town Green. Members of the public are encouraged to provide their support for the nominees and bring with them a picnic rug or chairs.
This page was last updated on: 14 January 2019