Australia Day celebrations will be in full swing across the region tomorrow, with plenty of community events happening.
Breakfasts are planned in Naracoorte, Beachport, Penola, Kalangadoo, Mt Gambier, Robe, Portland and many more local towns and community members are encouraged to join the celebrations
Here are just some of the many incredible events you can be a part of across the limestone coast:
Mount Gambier: 2017 AUSTRALIA DAY BREAKFAST AND AWARDS CEREMONY - The City of Mount Gambier invites everyone to the to celebrate what’s great about being Australian at the Australia Day Breakfast and Awards Ceremony; at Mount Gambier Railway Lands, Railway Terrace.
It all starts at 7.30am with breakfast provided by the Lakes Rotary Club of Mount Gambier.
Its just $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children; with all proceeds going to Regional Foodbank and Sunset Kitchen. Entertainment starts from 7.30am and everyone is encouraged to wear something “Australian” as there will be a “Best Dressed” prize given. Official proceedings will begin at 9.15am with the flag raising and awards ceremony.
Beachport: The Beachport Australia Day Breakfast and Presentations
Lagoon Reserve Beachport, 8am – 10:30am (Breakfast supplied by the Lions Club)
Casterton: Australia Day Breakfast 8.00am – Free BBQ breakfast & entertainment. 9.00am – Flag raising ceremony – featuring guest speaker, Australia Day Ambassador - Australia Day Awards Island Park, Murray Street, Casterton
Heywood: Australia Day Lunch - Flag Raising Ceremony, 11.30am – Flag raising ceremony – featuring guest speaker, Australia Day Ambassador - Australia Day Awards including Heywood Citizen Award 12.30pm – Free BBQ lunch (Bring a chair or rug) – on the Banks of the Fitzroy River
Kalangadoo: The Kalangadoo Australia Day Breakfast and Presentations
Kalangadoo Institute, 8am – 10:30am (Breakfast supplied by the Lions Club)
Kingston: SE Australia Day Celebration 8:00am to 11:00am
Kingston SE Lions Park, Hanson Street, Kingston
Lucindale: There will be a community lunch at 11.00am at the rotundaCentenary Park, Musgrave Avenue.
Naracoorte: The Naracoorte Australia Day celebrations kick off at 7.00am
Naracoorte Town Square with breakfast supplied by local service clubs, entertainment starts from 7.35am and the official ceremony commencing at 7.55am.
Nelson: Australia Day Breakfast 8.00am - Complimentary Breakfast at Bridge Park - A raffle will also be held during the proceedings - Entertainment by the "Nelson Bush Trio". 10.00am - Drawing of the raffle 10.30am - Bowling "Tournament" at the Tennis Court - all welcome to participate - Leake Street
Millicent: The Millicent Australia Day Breakfast and Presentations
Millicent Jubilee Park, 8am – 10:30am (Breakfast supplied by the Lions Club)
Penola: The Penola Australia Day Breakfast and Presentations
Penola War Memorial Park, 8am – 10:30am (Breakfast supplied by the Lions Club)
Portland: Australia Day Breakfast 8.00am – Free BBQ breakfast & entertainment. 9.00am – Flag raising ceremony – featuring guest speaker, Australia Day Ambassador - Australia Day Awards - Australian Citizenship Ceremony - Glenelg Shire Municipal Office, 71 Cliff Street, Portland
Robe: Australia Day Celebrations 2017 8:00am to 11:00am
Robe Institute Lawns, Robe.