The historic Macarthur region will celebrate Australia Day on January 26 with fireworks, carnival rides, free entertainment, morning teas and barbecues, spread across three locations:
Campbelltown – An official ceremony will take place from 8am to 10am in Koshigaya Park. Then from 4pm to 9.30pm the park will be abuzz with carnival rides, market and food stalls, free live music on stage and huge fireworks display at 9pm.
Camden – From 8am to 1pm, John St in Camden will be closed to host free activities including face painting, jumping castles, Australiana themed market stalls, a thong throwing competition and performances by Aussie cover band Mad Rhino, who will play classic Australian hits. An Australia Day Thanksgiving Service will take place at the Camden Civic Centre from 8.15am, followed by the Official Civic Awards and Citizenship Ceremony from 9.15am.
Ingleburn – 11am-2pm – Activities include Citizenship Ceremony, free games and activities for kids and a free morning tea and barbecue. Held at The Greg Percival Community Centre and Hallinan Park in Ingleburn.