The Shire of Harvey celebrated people making a difference on Australia Day.
The Shire of Harvey community welcomed new citizens and celebrated locals who make a difference at the Australia Day Breakfasts yesterday, 26 January 2023. Award winners included:
Each award winner was nominated for their dedication to the Shire of Harvey community and drive to make their home a fantastic place to live. Their achievements were celebrated at Australia Day Breakfasts in Australind, Binningup, Brunswick Junction, and Harvey. As part of the program, the community enjoyed official flag ceremonies, beautiful renditions of Advance Australia Fair, Welcome to Country presentations and incredible Noongar didgeridoo, dancing and smoking ceremonies. Programs also included raffles and live entertainment including a band and face painting. The events were assisted by the Australian Government through the National Australia Day Council.
Acknowledgement of Country
The Shire of Harvey acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.