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Australia Day celebrated

District residents and visitors gathered at ceremonies across the region to celebrate Australia Day.

January 27, 2014 11:10am

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Crowds flocked to various Australia Day celebrations across the region on Sunday.

Barbecues were enjoyed, flags were raised and district citizens were honoured in front of their peers.

Campaspe Shire winners

Citizen of the Year — Joyce Robbins

Young Citizen of the Year — Tyler Lethlean

Sportsperson of the Year — Greg Shilling

Junior Sportsperson of the Year — Jayden Gulson

Community Event/Group of the Year — Rushworth Easter Heritage Festival Inc

Arts Person/Event of the Year — Rochester Fine Art Exhibition

 

Echuca and district winners

Citizen of the Year — Neil Thomas

Young Citizen of the Year — Tyler Lethlean

Sportsperson of the Year — Jennifer Smith

Junior Sportsperson of the Year — Jayden Gulson

Community Event/Group of the Year — Echuca-Moama Youth Expo – Bridging The Gap

Arts Person/Event of the Year — Volunteers Of Echuca Historical Society Inc

 

Tongala and district

Citizen of the Year — Iris Powell

Sportsperson of the Year — Mark Reid

Junior Sporstperson of the Year — Abbey Nexhip

Community Event/Group of the Year — Tongala Local & Family History Group

 

Murray Shire winners

Citizen of the Year — Elsie Stratton

Young Citizen of the Year — Dylan May

Sportsperson of the Year — Warren Barnet

Junior Sporstperson of the Year — Morgan Power

Arts/Culture Award — Moama Local Aboriginal Land Council

Community Event of the Year — Echuca-Moama Relay For Life

Community Group of the Year — The Community Against Drugs Parents Support Group

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