Big brekkie in Gosnells one of a host of Australia Day activities for locals


Rotary Club of Gosnells gears up for the Australia Day celebration, with Gosnells Mayor Olwen Searle, looking on at Henry Cheetham, Emma Scott, Carolyn Fisher and Brian Vale.
There will be plenty of action on Australia Day in Armadale.
Rotary Club of Gosnells gears up for the Australia Day celebration, with Gosnells Mayor Olwen Searle, looking on at Henry Cheetham, Emma Scott, Carolyn Fisher and Brian Vale. There will be plenty of action on Australia Day in Armadale.

GOSNELLS

IN Gosnells, there will be a big brekkie on Australia Day at the Centennial Pioneer Park Ampitheatre.

The festivities will run from 8-11am and will be presented by Act-Belong-Commit.

There will be live performances including Perth Zoo’s Zoolympics show, together with zoo games, mini-golf, giant bubbles, bush tucker and tales, an animal farm and H2Orb inflatable rollers will keep everyone entertained for the morning.

Community members can also have their photos taken with a bird of prey, or have a go at giant games.

The Rotary Club of Gosnells will serve cooked breakfasts, starting at $5.50 for children, $7.50 for a regular serve, or $10 for a big breakfast.

The Australia Day WA Community Citizen of the Year Awards and Safe City Awards will be presented from 10am.

Federation Parade will be closed to all vehicles from noon Wednesday, January 25 to noon January 26.

Visit www.gosnells.wa.gov.au for more information.

ARMADALE

AUSTRALIA Day celebrations in Armadale will cause road closures along parts of Armadale Road and Church Avenue from 2-11pm and one way down Jull Street and Orchard Avenue from 6am to 11pm.

The event will include a jam-packed evening of festivities including carnival amusement rides and food stalls to fill many a picnic basket.

In partnership with the WACA, an all-ages T20 backyard cricket bash will be held at Memorial Park Amphitheatre.

A purpose-built Water Fun park will provide plenty of opportunities to cool down for all ages.

Live local musicians will set the scene for the firework finale, which will end the festivities at about 9.30pm, accompanied by music from Heritage FM.

The event, which is smoke and alcohol-free, will be held at Minnawarra Park from 5pm.

SERPENTINE-JARRAHDALE

A FREE Australia Day celebration is being held for all residents at the Serpentine-Jarrahdale Recreation Centre.

Hosted by the Shire and sponsored by Lotterywest, the day will kick off at 7.30am with a free cooked breakfast served by community groups, followed by a citizenship ceremony at 9am.

Free entertainment will be provided including live music, a climbing wall, bouncy castle, face painting, beach volleyball, a giant inflatable waterslide and inflatable obstacle course, as well as Ranger Red with his Australian wildlife and many more.

For further information, check www.sjshire.wa.gov.au.