A special feature at the event will be a spectacular photo montage displayed on a large LED screen to acknowledge the heroic work of the Hawkesbury Rural Fire Service. The community will also have the chance to write thank you messages to the Hawkesbury Rural Fire Service, which will be distributed to the 21 Rural Fire Brigades of the Hawkesbury.

The special event will include:

Rides, jumping castles, face painting and many other fun activities will entertain the kids while parents and carers can relax and enjoy the atmosphere by the beautiful Hawkesbury River. There is also an inclusive playspace at Governor Phillip Park.

The event will also include a variety of food trucks with a huge variety of hot food and refreshments, with a fireworks finale at 9pm on the river.

Australia Day on the Hawkesbury is hosted by Hawkesbury City Council and proudly sponsored by Windsor RSL, Richmond Club and Hillbilly Cider.

The Hawkesbury will also welcome new citizens at a Citizenship Ceremony at 9am on Australia day, Sunday, 26 January 2020 at Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Windsor.

The Hawkesbury’s 2020 Australia Day Ambassador will be road safety advocate Peter Frazer.

Following the Citizenship Ceremony, the Australia Day Awards Ceremony will commence at Hawkesbury Regional Gallery at 11am. RSVP events@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or call 4560 4404.

Visit Council’s homepage www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au and Hawkesbury Events Facebook for event updates.