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Rundown for Australia Day activities in the Derwent Valley

THE Central Highlands and Derwent Valley councils are both hosting events in celebration of Australia Day tomorrow.

Program – January 26, 2021

At the Derwent Esplanade, New Norfolk
From 10am

  • 10am Event begins – mayor’s welcome
  • 10:15am: Singer Bridget Pross performs on the main stage
  • 11am Derwent Valley Concert Band Community Winds perform on main stage

From 11.30am – Official Proceedings, main stage

  • Acknowledgement of Country
  • Australia Day Ambassador Bill Lark
  • Flag-raising ceremony
  • National Anthem

12.15pm – Singer Bridget Pross performs on the main stage

1pm – Official Proceedings resume, main stage

  • Australia Day Awards presentation

1.30pm – Colour Walk
2pm – Event finishes

| At the New Norfolk Swimming Pool (Esplanade, Page Avenue):

  • From 10am: Free entry, treasure hunt (1-2pm)

| At the Bushy Park Swimming Pool (Gordon River Rd, Glenora):

  • From 10am: Free entry and activities, sausage sizzle

| At Maydena:

  • 10am: Assemble at playground for walk/run/ride to Junee Cave and return
  • Followed by free barbecue lunch at the park

| At Ouse:

  • 11am: Presentation of Australia Day Awards at Ouse Country Club, followed by refreshments

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