Australia Day 2019




Australia Day Ambassador

The Coonamble Australia Day Ambassador has been announced, Dr Benjamin Veness will join the Coonamble Community on January 26 as Coonamble’s Australia Day Ambassador.

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Australia Day Awards


The 2019 Coonamble Australia Day Awards recipients are:

Citizen of the Year – Wayne Phillips
Young Citizen of the Year – Douglas Fernando
Community Group of the Year – Castlereagh Connection
Community Event of the Year – Coonamble Drought Relief Fun Day – organised by Coonamble Rotary Club


The 2019 Gulargambone Australia Day Awards recipients are:

Citizen of the Year Award – Annie Hailing
Young Citizen of the Year – Chloe Fardel
Sportsperson of the Year – Katarina McEwen
Community Group of the Year – Gulargambone MPS
Community Event of the Year – Pave the Way Festival
Environmentalist of the Year – Gulargambone Lions Club


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