Upper Lachlan Shire has secured the Governor General and his wife to conduct next year's Australia Day citizenship ceremony.
David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) and wife, Linda will be guests of honour at what promises to be a "jam-packed" event at Crookwell on January 26.
SBS sports commentator for the Tour de France, Michael Tomalaris, will host the Australia Day awards.
The day will be one for the whole family with a traditional sausage sizzle put on by Crookwell Lions and Crookwell Rotary clubs. Something sweet perhaps? Country Woman's Association has you covered.
The program includes live performances from The Rich Pitcher band during the afternoon, a jumping castle for the kids with arts and crafts activities available to them.
There will also be Aussie thong throwing and painting your very own plaster Aussie animal to take home. Bubble kits and egg and spoon races will be sure to keep the kids entertained for the afternoon.
The COVID-19 safe event is supported by IGA, Lions Club Crookwell, Crookwell Rotary Club, NSW Rural Fire Service, Crookwell Fire Brigade with assistance from the Australian Government through the National Australia Day Council and Department of Home Affairs.
It will be held at Memorial Oval, Crookwell from 12 noon to 4pm. Gunning will hold its ceremony in Barbour Park and at Taralga, Australia Day activities will incorporate a car and bike show at Gray Park.
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