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Australia Day 2021

Publish Date 08/01/2021

The community is invited to cool off at a series of free family-friendly pool parties across Port Stephens to celebrate Australia Day on Tuesday 26 January 2021.

Celebrate Australia Day 2021, Tuesday 26 January 2021.

We’re opening the gates to our pools at Tomaree, Tilligerry and Lakeside for a series of COVID Safe events.

Wahroonga Aboriginal Corporation Executive Director, Order of Australia Medal recipient and CEO of Karuah Aboriginal Land Council Dianne Ball has been announced as the Port Stephens Australia Day Ambassador for 2021.

Mayor Palmer says while celebrations will look a little different this year, there’s plenty to do across Port Stephens.

Join us for COVID Safe events on Tuesday 26 January 2021 at:

Come along and join us for a family-friendly pool party where you can swim, enjoy a BBQ, listen to local performers and have some fun with giant pool games.

At Tomaree, we'll also be holding a movie night for those who want to stay a little longer. And the Karuah RSL will be holding an event for local community with a fresh produce competition and an auction with proceeds going to the local Rural Fire Service.

For more information: