Australia Day 2013
Join 89.3FM as we celebrate Australia Day on January 26th. 89.3FM 2GLF will be covering all the events from both Liverpool and Fairfield.
8am – Noon: Australia Day – Fairfield Special with Carol
Carol will present a special Australia Day program from 8am – Noon covering the community events from the Fairfield area.
3pm – 9pm: Australia Day – Liverpool Live
89.3FM 2GLF will be live at Woodward Park covering Liverpool Australia Day activities.
The coverage will be available at 893fm.com.au on our Live or On Demand. We will also be posting interviews and audio from the day’s events.
Australia Day 2013 – On Air Preview
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FAIRFIELD’S AUSTRALIA DAY CELEBRATIONS
Aussie Breakfast, Makepeace Oval, Fairfield, 9am – 1pm
Organised by the Fairfield City Little Athletics Club, the ‘Aussie Breakfast’ barbecue will feature face painting, a jumping castle and plenty of other fun activities for the whole family to enjoy. All gold coin donations will go towards supporting local sporting youth initiatives.
Aussie Encore Music Youth Festival, Horsley Park, 12pm – 5pm
Held at Horsley Park Showground, ‘Aussie Encore’ is a music youth festival that will showcase local youth talent. The festival will feature a number of bands and performers from local high schools and youth clubs. In addition, families can also enjoy a traditional Aussie sausage sizzle.
Australia Day Barbecue, Freedom Plaza, Cabramatta, 11am – 3pm
Freedom Plaza will host a fundraising barbecue organised by the Lions Clubs of Cabramatta Cabra-Vale from 11am until 3pm. All gold coin donations will go to Westmead Hospital’s Millenium Research Foundation.
Canley Heights By Night, Canley Heights Town Centre, 4pm – 7pm
The Canley Heights Restaurant Committee and the Asian Chamber of Commerce and Industry have teamed up to organise ‘Canley Heights by Night’ evening for families. The event will consist of food tasting, children’s entertainment, lion and dragon dancing and karaoke.
A Car Show is also being organised at Canley Heights between 2pm and 5pm.
BBQ and Family Fun Day, Bonnyrigg Town Centre Park, 10am – 3pm
Justcare, the charitable arm of Parkside Church, will organise a family barbecue and fun day at Bonnyrigg Town Centre Park. There will a sausage sizzle, family games, a puppet show and various performance for the whole family to enjoy. Funds raised at the event will go towards Justcare’s charitable work in supporting young people in need.
Fairfield City Council will also open its pool for free for local residents at Fairfield Leisure Centre and Prairiewood Leisure Centre.
LIVERPOOL’S AUSTRALIA DAY CELEBRATIONS
Liverpool’s Australia Day Festival – FREE EVENT
Saturday 26 January 2013, 4pm – 9pm
Woodward Park, Corner of Hume Highway and Hoxton Park Road, Liverpool
– Entertainment from The Collective, Prinnie Stevens, Australian Bush Band
– Fireworks spectacular
– Watch 89.3FM 2GLF Broadcast Live
– Nick Jr.’s Go, Diego, Go! show
– Laugh it up with comedian Tahir Bilgic
– Enjoy carnival rides, kids’ activities, Tony’s Magic Show, Wild Aussies Live on stage and roaming performers throughout the evening.
– Australia Day Awards will be announced at the event
– Thong Throwing Competition with Liverpool Youth Council
– LYC Dunk Pod and chill-out zone
– Get snapped at the Liverpool Leader News Local photobooth
AUSTRALIA DAY FESTIVAL PROGRAM
4.10pm Aboriginal Dancers
4.25pm Australia Day Ambassador – Graham Ross
4.30pm Australia Day Awards
5.00pm National Anthem
5.10pm Australia Today Show
5.30pm Mindfield performances
5.55pm Australiana Bush Band
6.25pm Australia Show featuring Lil Banditz Krew
7.25pm Endless Summer Beach Band
7.55pm Prinnie Stevens
8.25pm The Collective
4.30pm Mia’s Dance School
4.50pm Fairy Wishes Moove and Groove Show
5.20pm Nick Jr.s’ Go Diego Go Show
5.55pm Tony’s Magic Show
6.25pm Wild Aussies
7.00pm Nick Jr.s’ Go Diego Go Show
*Program details are subject to change.
There will also be rides, activities, stalls and food available between 4pm and 9pm.