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PMHC UPDATE: Australia Day, Saturday 26 January 2019

25 Jan 2019 3:15 PM | Lisa McPherson (Administrator)

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Australia Day, Saturday 26 January 2019

Australia Day is a day for all Australians, no matter where our personal stories began. It’s the day to celebrate our diversity and the values that we share as the Australian community. 

We've planned a day of celebrations across the region this Australia Day with a number of family friendly activities happening in Port Macquarie, Wauchope and the Camden Haven.


Laurieton, North Brother Mountain, from 7.30am

  • Aussie breakfast available for purchase from 7:30am
  • Australiana salute by Camden Haven Concert Band
  • Australia Day Ceremony from 8.00am including Citizenship Ceremony

View the Program of Events here

Face painting


Wauchope Showground, from 8.00am

  • Aussie breakfast available from 8.00am
  • FREE waterslides, jumping castle and bungee run
  • Face painting
  • Farmers Market and food stalls
  • Guessing competitions
  • Sing Australia sing along
  • Large vintage car and steam machinery display
  • Australia Day Ceremony from 11.00am including Citizenship Ceremony

View the Program of Events here

Wauchope sack races


Port Macquarie, Town Green, from 8.00am

  • Market & food stalls from 8.00am
  • Collectibles showcase
  • Giant slide and jumping castle
  • Kids games with prizes
  • Hastings Municipal Town Band
  • Entertainment by Khristina Joy & Z Chords, Day Trippers & Blue Hype Big Band
  • Various aquatics activities on the Hastings River
  • Australia Day Ceremony from 3.00pm.  Announcement of PMHC Australia Day Award recipients and Citizenship Ceremony

View the Program of Events here

Port Macquarie Jumping Castle


For more information visit pmhc.nsw.gov.au/AustraliaDay

Want to see how well you know your Aussie Slang? Have a crack at the ultimate Australia Day Quiz at australiaday.com.au


Po Box 270, WAUCHOPE NSW 2446  |  wauchopechamber@gmail.com  |  www.visitwauchope.com.au

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