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Australia Day Awards

2020 Australia Day Awards

On Sunday 26 January 2020, there will be Australia Day celebrations in Avenel, Euroa, Graytown, Longwood, Nagambie, Strathbogie and Violet Town.

If you have any queries please contact Libby Webster, Visitor Economy and Event Coordinator at the Strathbogie Shire Council on 03 5795 0000 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Aust Day 2019 

Award Categories

  • Community Organisation of the Year
  • Community Event of the Year (event occurred after 27/01/2019)
  • Junior Citizen of the Year (under 15yrs at 26/01/2020)
  • Young Citizen of the Year (between 15-25yrs at 26/01/2020)
  • Citizen of the Year (over 25yrs at 27/01/2019)

Award Ceremonies - Sunday 26 January 2020

There will not be a specific Shire-wide ceremony this year, however there will still be Shire-wide awards. The Shire-wide awards will be awarded to the recipients at their own town ceremony.  Times and venues to be confirmed.  an indication of what might be happening in your town:


Jubilee Park, Queen Street
9:30am Ceremony
10:30am Morning Tea

Guest Speaker: Michael Leunig


RSL Park, Kirkland Avenue
11:30am Ceremony
1:00pm BBQ
Guest speaker:Emily Quattrocchi


Longwood Recreation Reserve, Down Street, Longwood
5:00pm Children's games
6:00pm BBQ
7:00pm Ceremony 
Guest speaker:Ivor Guest


Buckley Park
8:00am Sausage sizzle BBQ
9:00am Ceremony
10:00am Sausage sizzle BBQ
Guest speaker: Fabian Dattner



Strathbogie Memorial Hall, Main Street
9:00am Ceremony
10:00am Morning tea
12:00pm BBQ
Guest speaker: Dr Peter Ellyard


Violet Town

Violet Town Community Complex, 36 Cowslip Street
7:30am Breakfast
9:00am Ceremony
Guest speaker: Rowena Allen


Past Australia Day Award Winners

Click here to view past Australia Day Award Winners

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