Australia Day Celebrations 2021
ARCC Australia Day Ceremony
Council’s annual ceremony will be held on Tuesday 26 January from 10am (with a barbecue breakfast from 9am) at Alexandra Oval Community Centre, 1 Waratah Ave, Ararat.
This event includes presentation of the ARCC Australia Day Awards, Australia Day Ambassador presentations, live music and a breakfast free barbecue.
All are welcome to attend, however numbers are limited due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Click through here to register your attendance for the Australia Day Ceremony. People are also welcome to register for their attendance through calling 5355 0200, or visiting the Council Offices at 59 Vincent Street.
The Australia Day Ceremony will also be livestreamed to Moyston and Lake Bolac Hall. Registration for these venues is not required.
Don't forget - nominations for ARCC's Australia Day Awards close at 5pm on Wednesday 20 January 2021. For all the details and application forms, click here.
Open Water Learning Experience
Due to COVID-19, we have had to limit Council’s pool party celebrations for Australia Day. However, parents can register for a free water safety session to teach their children how to safely swim in waterways.
Three sessions will be held, these are:
Lake Bolac Peter O’Rorke Memorial Swimming Pool
- 11:00-12:30 Click here to register
Ararat Olympic Outdoor Pool
Attendance for these sessions is limited to 40 children each sessions. This is only inclusive of children attending the session and parents/guardians do not need to register themselves.
Willaura pool will also be holding Australia Day celebrations- they will be providing a free BBQ to the community
All events are registered and COVID safe