Australia Day

The District Council of Grant’s 2020 Australia Day Celebration will be held at the Kongorong Sportsmen’s Oval on Sunday 26 January 2020 from 11.30am.

The free family friendly event will feature entertainment by the Mount Gambier City Band, free jump-castle for children and vintage car display.  

BBQ lunch (meat and salad) will be available from 11.30am – 1.00pm for a gold coin contribution – please bring your own cutlery.

Official proceedings including Australian National Anthem, Welcome to Country, Citizenship Ceremony and Australia Day Citizen of the Year Awards announcement and presentation will start at 1.15pm.

Kiosk will be open for drinks and dessert.

Please bring your own chair, table, picnic rug and cutlery. 

Please do not bring pets, glass or BYO alcohol.

Photographs from 2019 Australia Day can be found on Council's Facebook page which can be found here

The Australia Day Citizen of the Year Awards, Young Citizen of the Year Awards and Community Event of the Year Awards are presented annually to local citizens / groups who have made outstanding contributions to the community. 

  • Nominations Open: 1st day of October
  • Nominations Close: 3rd Friday in November (20/11/2020)

Award Nomination Form 

Award Guidance and Criteria


Principal Office
Mount Gambier

324 Commercial Street West

PO Box 724

Mount Gambier SA 5290

Port MacDonnell
Community Complex

5 Charles Street

Port MacDonnell SA 5291