10 January 2019

Mayoral Column

I’m delighted to invite you to celebrate Australia Day 2019 with us on Saturday, 26 January 2019 at Governor Phillip Park, Windsor from 4pm to 9pm. This free community event is proudly hosted by Hawkesbury City Council.

The special event will include an outdoor stage with live entertainment including local artists and the ‘Let’s Groove Tonight’ band, waterslides and carnival rides, food and drink stalls plus food trucks. The recently completed playground at Governor Phillip Park will also be a popular space with play equipment which aims to encourage plenty of play as well as encouraging balancing, climbing, sliding, and exploration.

There will also be free face painting, children’s activities and games, roving entertainment, the RAAF Striker Fire Truck on site for public access 6pm to 8pm and fireworks at 9pm.

Australia Day on the Hawkesbury 2019 is proudly sponsored by Windsor RSL, Hawkesbury Race Club, Richmond Club, Hillbilly Cider and Prismatic Events.

The Hawkesbury will also welcome new citizens at a special Citizenship Ceremony at 5:30pm on Friday, 25 January 2019 at the Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Windsor.

The Hawkesbury’s 2019 Australia Day Ambassador will be author and motivational speaker Cheryl Koenig OAM. See www.cherylkoenig.com.au for more details about the Ambassador.

Following the citizenship ceremony, the Australia Day Awards Ceremony will commence at Hawkesbury Regional Gallery at 7:30pm on Friday, 25 January 2019. RSVP events@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or call 4560 4404. Visit Council’s homepage www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au and Hawkesbury Events Facebook for event updates.

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