George Town gets ready to celebrate Australia Day 2018

JANUARY 26: George Town Council's Australia Day event will begin with handing out its Citizen of the Year award. Picture: Phillip Biggs
JANUARY 26: George Town Council's Australia Day event will begin with handing out its Citizen of the Year award. Picture: Phillip Biggs

Australia Day will begin at George Town early on Friday morning, with the council’s breakfast and awards ceremony. 

The event will see the council hand out Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year and Event of the Year at the Civic Reception Area from 8.30am. 

Following the award ceremony, the council will organise an Australia Day Family Fun Day and Mini Olympics. 

The Regent Square event will feature an indoor market, face painting, giant slides, food stalls and beverages.

The free event will also feature a live set from local band The Riverleads. 

For more information, visit the georgetown.tas.gov.au.