2017 Australia Day Celebrations

Posted on: Thursday, 26 January 2017 at 10:24:13 AM

The Shire President, Cr Peter Macnamara, and Councillors of the Shire of Wongan-Ballidu congratulate the following very worthy recipients of the 2017 Shire of Wongan-Ballidu Community Service Awards, presented this morning at the Wongan Hills Australia Day Breakfast. "These recipients have contributed outstanding voluntary service to the Wongan-Ballidu community and we thank them heartily for their community spirit" said Cr Macnamara.

Congratulations to the following recipients:

Community Event of the Year:

Reynoldson Reserve Festival

Community Group of the Year:

Wongan Hills St John Ambulance Sub-Centre

Young Citizen of the Year:

Lorrice Richards

Citizen of the Year:

Heydi de Waal


Cr Macnamara welcomed 3 new Australian Citizens as they pledged their loyalty to Australia and were welcomed into the Australian, and the Wongan-Ballidu, family.

The Wongan Hills Community Nature Playground was also officially opened this morning, "a true community project" that Cr Macnamara said "we can all be very proud of".

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