Celebrate Australia Day

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The Armidale Regional Council's Australia Day Committees are well underway in planning the 2017 events. Visit this page to view updates informing the community on upcoming events or like us on Facebook to receive regular posts.

We welcome suggestions for the day and encourage you to contact council with your ideas.


Program of Events

Wednesday 25 January 2017 - Guyra Awards Dinner
At the Guyra Bowling and Recreation Club – commencing at 6.30pm. Meet our Australia Day Ambassador, Mr Christopher Cheng.
Tickets: Adults - $25
Children under 12 - $15
Available at the Guyra Council Office until 4.00pm on Friday, 20 January, 2017

Thursday 26 January 2017 - Breakfast at Ben Lomond 
Commencing at 7.00am at Ben Lomond Memorial Hall.

Thursday 26 January 2017 - Armidale Official Australia Day Awards and Citizenship Ceremony
Will be held in the Armidale Town Hall starting at 10:00am with morning tea followed by the ceremony at 10:30am. 

Thursday 26 January 2017 - Guyra Flag Raising Ceremony
11.00am at Rotary Park on the New England Highway.

Thursday 26 January 2017 - Armidale Afternoon of Fun in the Park
Community events will be held in Civic and Curtis Park in the afternoon kicking off from 2pm which will include, live entertainment, Triple J Hottest 100 countdown, kids activities and fireworks.

Thursday 26 January 2017 - Guyra Pool Party
Guyra Pool free entry and BBQ (gold coin donation).

Thursday 26 January 2017 - Tingha Australia Day Luncheon and Awards Presentation
At the Tingha Sport and Recreation Club commencing at 12:30pm. Flag raising ceremony and address by Australia Day Ambassador, Mr Christopher Cheng.  
Tickets $15 available from Audrey McArdle.

Thursday 26 January 2017 - Family Fun Afternoon 
At the Tingha Sport and Recreation Grounds and commencing at 5pm there will be a family fun afternoon with a range of family friendly activities and a free bbq.

Thursday 26 January 2017 - Tingha Movies in the Park 
At the Tingha Sport and Recreation Grounds and commencing on nightfall, the feature movie is Angry Birds (PG) and will be followed by a spectacular fireworks display by Holy Smoke.

Friday 27 January 2017 - Guyra Movies in the Park
At the Guyra Recreation Grounds and commencing on nightfall, the feature movie is Angry Birds (PG)  and will be followed by a spectacular fireworks display by Holy Smoke.