Australia Day 2017
Lithgow City Council’s Australia Day Ambassador is Mr Jeremy Jones AM, winner of the 2016 Stepan Kerkyasharian Medal for promoting Community Harmony and has been widely recognised for his contribution to multiculturalism and inter-faith movements. He is an honorary life member of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry.
The Lithgow City Council Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony and Ambassador Address will be held at Eskbank House on Thursday 26 January at 10am. From 9.30am the Lithgow City Pipe Band will entertain guests, and Lithgow Lions Club will provide damper and tea. Mayor Stephen Lesslie invites all local residents to attend. Eskbank House is at the corner of Bennett and Inch Streets, Lithgow.
The Mayor and Ambassador will then proceed to Portland Australia Day at noon, Wallerawang Australia Day at 2pm and Rydal Australia Day from 4pm.