Australia Day around the region


Australia Day presentations will be made at a breakfast at Barbour Park, within the Meadow Creek Reserve, on Saturday commencing at 8am.

The presentations are on behalf of the Upper Lachlan Shire Council.

The Lions Club of Gunning will cater for the breakfast ($5 per person or $10 per family).

Wee Jasper

Locals and campers will be battling it out on the cricket pitch for the Billy Grace Garry Anderson Memorial Trophy in the annual Australia Day Cricket Match.

It’s Wee Jasper (Locals) versus Billy Grace (Campers) at 'The Oval', Billy Grace Reserve.

Anyone over 13 years can play. Sign up from 9am, game starts 9.30am. Scorers and umpires are also welcome.

A sausage sizzle, including cold drinks, will be held by the Wee Jasper P&C Association.

Bring shade, chair, sunscreen and hat! 

Contact Wee Jasper Reserves Trust for more information ph 6227 9626.


James Harker-Mortlock will again be opening his home at ‘Blacburn’ for a traditional Australia Day celebration.

The day will, weather depending, include classic cars, music from the trio Tinker’s Cuss and tours of the house – plus more.

Proceeds to Yass Can Assist.

More in Friday’s Tribune.


The day will kick off from 7.30am with the Lions Club hosting a breakfast in Jones Park.

Then it is the grand opening for the Murrumbateman Farmers Market, which will include all the expected fresh produce, crafts, plants, etc, plus some extra attractions including:

- tennis coaching tips

- balloon artist

- karate display

- busking

- face painting.

Donations to the Murrumbateman Fire Brigade.

More in Friday’s Tribune.


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