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Come along and enjoy the fun, food and entertainment on offer at the 2018 Australia Day Celebrations in Goovigen.

Celebrations will commence at 8:30am with the Official Ceremony commencing at 9:00am at the Goovigen Community Hall. Australia Day Awards will be presented and a Citizenship Ceremony conducted.

The Official Ceremony will be followed by celebrations at the Goovigen Recreation Grounds. There will be something for everyone including:

  • Photo Competition with the theme "What Living in Banana Shire Means to Me";
  • Dog High Jump Competition with $1000 prize money up for grabs;
  • Best Decorated Aussie Ute Competition with $1000 in prizes;
  • Best Decorated Thong Competition;
  • Australian made working tractors display;
  • Machinery Display;
  • Light Horse Display;
  • Kids Activities and Games;
  • Live Band;
  • Licensed bar, food & drinks;
  • Markets;
  • Raffles and Prizes
  • and much more!

For competition entry forms and further information contact the Australia Day Working Group on 4992 9500 or email