Australia Day 2018 Ceremony and Awards

Friday 26 January 2018

Lennox Community Centre

Photo of Jessica watson

Youngest round the world solo sailor, Jessica will be delivering a special address at the ceremony not to be missed. Jessica was just 16 years old when she sailed into Sydney Harbour in May 2010 having achieved her dream of sailing around the world non-stop and unassisted.

In her early 20’s Jessica co-founded a start-up company and became a Youth Ambassador for The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). She is a best-selling author, an in-demand speaker, documentary maker and the subject of a feature film.

Jessica is a unique and inspiring young woman and a skilled natural speaker, she is proof that we all have the power to live our dreams, no matter how big or small they are.
The full program includes Welcome to Country, Citizenship Ceremony, music performances by Katie Rutledge and the announcement of the highly anticipated Australia Day Awards. 
The Australia Day ceremony will commence at 10am on Friday 26 January 2018 in the Lennox Community Centre. 

Take the FREE bus this Australia Day

Leave the car at home and catch the bus to the Australia Day ceremony at the Lennox Community Centre.
The FREE wheelchair accessible bus will pick-up from the following locations: 
8.30am  Main Street bus stop, Alstonville
8.45am  West Tower Shopping Centre, Kalinga Street, West Ballina
9.00am  Ballina Visitor Information Centre, 6 River Street, Ballina
9.05am Angels Beach Drive bus stop (opposite Flat Rock Road)
9.15am Arrive at the Lennox Community Centre
Seats are limited. Call the Ballina Visitor Information Centre on free call 1800 777 666 to book your seat.




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