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Australia Day 2019 - Riverside Park, Raymond Terrace

Australia Day 2019

Saturday 26/01/2019

8.00AM - 2.30PM

Address: Riverside Park, Raymond Terrace

Cost: Free

Join the family friendly Australia Day celebrations at Riverside Park in Raymond Terrace on 26 January 2019!

The traditional Great Aussie Breakfast will kick-start the day at 8am at Riverside Park. This free brekkie has generously been sponsored by the Raymond Terrace Bowling Club.

Formal presentations and the Australia Day Civic Ceremony will commence on The Mutual Stage at 9am followed by entertainment, family fun amusements, the speedboat demonstration from the Aquatic Club of Raymond Terrace, a RAAF flyover and much more!

Australia day goers can visit the Ability Links NSW Event Tent. The Event Tent is designed to be used at public events to provide a safe and supportive space for people to retreat to when they need some time away from the noise and busyness of events. The tent contains smaller tents or 'sensory tents' with tools designed for children, particularly those who have sensory processing disorders and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder.

  PLAN YOUR DAY
8AM
Men's Shed Band on The Mutual Stage. ParkRun Anniversary begins
8.30AM FREE Great Aussie Breakfast*Sponsored by Raymond Terrace Bowling Club served by Lions and Rotary Clubs of Raymond Terrace
Markets and amusements open
9AM Formal presentations commence on The Mutual Stage
Welcome to Country
Flag Raising and National Anthem
Address by Australia Day Ambassador
Citizenship Ceremonies
Port Stephens Annual Awards 2018
10.00AM Men's Shed Band on The Mutual Stage.
Lamingtons at the Rotunda (until stocks last)
11AM Speedboat demonstrations
by Aquatic Club of Raymond Terrace
12PM Jumpin Jukebox Band
2.30PMEvent finishes

OTHER EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE DAY INCLUDE:

  • Action packed speedboat demonstration by Aquatic Club of Raymond Terrace
  • RAAF flypast
  • Ability Links NSW Event Tent
  • Market stalls and community groups
  • Jumping castles and face painting
  • Road crash display by the SES
  • Live music on The Mutual Stage
  • Meet Hamish the Llama and pony rides
  • Balloon art and laughing clowns
  • Displays, music and bursts of culture
    from local Indigenous groups

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