Join TRC’s 2024 Australia Day events on January 26 and be part of the celebration, residents invited!

Join the Festivities: Celebrate Australia Day in Toowoomba Region

Calling all residents of Toowoomba Region! Get ready to celebrate Australia Day in style on Friday, January 26, 2024. This year, we have a lineup of exciting civic award presentations and celebrations planned just for you. So mark your calendars and join us for a day filled with fun and national pride!

A Fitting Way to Mark Our National Day

Toowoomba Region Mayor Geoff McDonald believes that community-run activities are the perfect way to commemorate Australia Day. He encourages all residents to participate in the festivities happening across the Region.

“Regardless of where you choose to celebrate our national day, remember that we are fortunate to live in this special part of Australia,” Mayor McDonald said. “Australia Day is an occasion to reflect on and celebrate the best aspects of our country.”

Get Ready to Fly the Aussie Flag and Share the National Spirit

The Toowoomba Regional Council Australia Day coordinating committee, along with various Council staff and community volunteers, has been working tirelessly behind the scenes to organize these civic activities. Councilor James O’Shea, the chair of the committee, encourages residents to proudly display the Australian flag and join in the festivities.

“There is no better way to celebrate Australia Day than with fellow Australians,” Cr O’Shea said. “This day is an opportunity to celebrate the diverse attributes and values that make up our national character.”

Awards and Citizenship Ceremonies

On January 26, Mayor McDonald will present the Toowoomba service area Australia Day awards and the W.H. Groom scholarship award at Picnic Point from 9:30 am. Additionally, a special ceremony will be held on January 25, where 100 residents will receive their Australian citizenship certificates. This allows our new citizens to fully participate in the Australia Day celebrations as proud Australians.

Join Us in Celebrating Australia Day

So, gather your friends and family, put on your best Aussie spirit, and join us in celebrating Australia Day in Toowoomba Region. Let’s come together to honor our achievements, recognize our community-minded citizens, and embrace the joy of being Australian!

About the Article

This article is based on a public release by Toowoomba Regional Council. To read the full article and learn more about the 2024 Australia Day events in Toowoomba Region, visit here.

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