Australia Day Celebrations 2017

Australia Day Celebrations

Every year community members and visitors celebrate Australia Day at nine different events taking place throughout the municipality, coordinated by dedicated and hard working community groups.  

Four Ambassadors attend events in Alexandra, Kinglake Marysville and Yea as part of the Australia Day Ambassador Program.

At the Australia Day celebrations three awards are presented to members of the community.  Recipients receive these awards in recognition of their inspiring volunteering in Murrindindi Shire.

The Awards are: 

  • Murrindindi Shire Citizen of the Year
  • Murrindindi Shire Young Citizen of the Year
  • Murrindindi Shire Community Event of the Year.

Details of the 2017 celebrations can be found here.
The list of the past Award recipients can be found here(DOC, 35KB).
Click here(DOCX, 167KB) to see the 2018 Australia Day Awards nomination form.