Australia Day

Australia Day

Posted on Tuesday, 28th October, 2014

Australia Day


Monday, Jan 26th 7:30am - 11:00am


Manning Entertainment Centre, 33 Manning River Drive

Taree Australia Day Celebrations

The 2015 Taree celebrations will be held at the Manning Entertainment Centre on Monday 26 January.

Greater Taree Australia Day Awards

Each year, the community is invited to nominate local citizens for Australia Day Awards. The Awards aim to recognise outstanding achievement during the past year and/or contribution to the community over a number of years.

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Australia Day Awards. Nominations close at 5pm on Tuesday 23 December 2014. The award categories are:

Congratulations to the 2014 winners:

  • Citizen of the Year - Maureen Turner
  • Young Citizen of the Year - Amani Jensen-Bentley
  • Community Event of the Year - Wingham Akoostik Music Festival
  • Ken McDonald Memorial Sportstar of the Year - (sponsored by Greater Taree City Council and Manning River Times) - Arlene Blencowe

Celebrations around the Manning Valley

Celebrations will also held in Wingham, Old Bar, Harrington and Hallidays Point.