Australia Day 2017
Australia Day Celebrations 2018
When: Friday 26 January, 9.30am - 12pm
Where: The Willows Historical Park, Nixon Street, Melton
The annual Australia Day Celebrations will feature live entertainment, followed by formal proceedings including a Welcome to Country, presentation of the Community Achievement Awards, an address from the City of Melton Australia Day Ambassador, the flag raising ceremony, concluding with the citizenship ceremony.
- Live entertainment
- Anzac biscuits, BBQ and lamingtons
- Henna, Dingo's and face painting
- Bunnings and Scout activities
- Men's Shed Children's activities
Community Achievement Awards:
Each Australia Day, Council proudly recognises people whose contributions make this region an even better place to live through the Melton City Council Community Achievement Awards.
All nominees will be recognised and awards presented at the Australia Day ceremony.
Nominations are currently open and close 6 November 2017 - nominate here
The 2017 Community Achievement Awards Winners were:
Young Person of the Year
Access and Inclusion Leader of the Year
Barb and Bob Paterson
Women of the Year
Citizen of the Year
Community Project of the Year
Western Emergency Relief Network