Australia Day 2018

Celebrate Australia Day in the Western Downs

Join us in celebrating our local heroes at the 2018 Australia Day Award Ceremonies and community celebrations across the Western Downs on Friday 26 January 2018.


Chinchilla Museum
14 Villiers Street

7am Australia Day Breakfast

8am Awards Ceremony

Rotary Chinchilla Kimberley Lingard
07 4660 7241, 0498 494 779 or
9am – 12pm Family Fun Morning Chinchilla Museum


Dalby Showgrounds
Nicholson Street

7am – 9.30am Australia Day Breakfast

9am Citizenship Ceremony

Family Fun Activities from 7am

Rotary Dalby Fiona Henderson
07 4679 4420, 0447 712 332 or
10am Official Australia Day Awards Ceremony


Athlone Cottage
Cnr High and Dalby Street

7am Australia Day Breakfast

8am Awards Ceremony

Jandowae & District Progress & Heritage Association Inc Shyann Doyle (WDRC)
07 4679 4093, 0400 377 882 or


Leichhardt Centre
Cnr Marion & Dawson Streets

7.30am Free Breakfast

8.30am Awards Ceremony

Miles Swim Club

Free breakfast, Jumping Castle, Facepainting

Kimberley Lingard
07 4660 7241, 0498 494 779 or


Miles Aquatic Centre
Marian Street

10am – 2pm Pool Party Miles Pool

Free entry, Inflatables, Canteen Operating


Moonie Sports Club

Australia Day Celebrations
3 – 4pm Pool Open
4 – 6pm Family Fun Activities
6pm Awards Ceremony
7pm Evening Entertainment
Moonie Sports Club Inc

Jumping Castle, Face Painting, Family Fun Activities, Bar & Catering (from 7pm onwards)

Rowie Gurner
07 4665 0189 or


Juandah Heritage Site
Windeyer Road

7am Australia Day Breakfast
8.30am Awards Ceremony followed by Family Fun Activities
Juandah Heritage Society

Family Fun Activities, Free Breakfast

Karen Postle
07 4558 3042, 0400 191 009 or