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Say g’day to 12 community events this Australia Day

Celebrate Australia Day at one of 12 free community events happening around the region. From lamington and pie eating competitions to water slides and sailing, there’s something for everyone.
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Australia Day Awards

Mackay Regional Council Australia Day Awards pay tribute to individuals and groups who have made significant contributions to their local community and/or achieved exceptional results in sporting, or cultural endeavours. Applications close Wednesday, January 5.
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Get outdoors, explore and discover!

Did you know the Mackay region has 105 public playgrounds, 21 basketball half courts, 271,000m of shared pathways, exercise equipment at 12 parks? Check out the Know Your Burb website for more inspiration!
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Planning an event around the region?

Visit council’s event planning portal to access a range of helpful tools and resources.
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Pet Search

Council operates a Animal Management Centre located across from the Mount Bassett Cemetery on Strickland Road, Mackay Harbour. Opening hours are Monday to Friday from 11:30am to 1:30pm.
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Stay Safe, Stay Connected

Council is working across departments and facilities to create content that residents can enjoy in their own home. The program covers everything from popular library children’s sessions to Artspace artist talks and virtual exhibitions, gardening tips from council’s nursery team and assorted expert content to support residents’ mental and physical health.
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