Woman wearing an Akubra hat waving the Australian flag

The annual Australia Day Awards Ceremony is a free community event that begins at 8.00am with a complimentary BBQ breakfast. The event includes a citizenship ceremony and entertainment, and a free family fun afternoon at Muswellbrook and Denman Aquatic Centres from 12 noon.

When: Friday 26 January 2018
Where: Denman Indoor Sports Centre

  • Free BBQ breakfast from 8:00am
  • Citizenship ceremony and awards presentations from 9:00am
  • FREE entry from 12pm to Muswellbrook and Denman Aquatic Centres

Ability Links will be hosting an Including You tent, which includes a range of hearing and visual aids and noise-cancelling headphones. Their sensory tee-pees will be a welcoming quiet space for children to escape the noise and crowds.

Muswellbrook Aquatic Centre

  • FREE entry from 12pm
  • FREE BBQ lunch
  • Jumping Castle
  • Giant Whale Tail
  • DJ
  • Petting zoo
  • Fire Truck Display
  • Sheep Shearing demos
  • Whip cracking demos
  • Thong Throwing Competition
  • Face Painting and fairy floss

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Denman Aquatic Centre

  • FREE entry from 12pm
  • FREE BBQ lunch
  • Jumping Castle
  • Giant Inflatables
  • Petting zoo
  • Fire Truck Display
  • Thong Throwing Competition
  • Face Painting

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