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Axedale came to­gether on Thurs­day to cel­e­brate Aus­tralia Day in its com­mu­nity. Axedale Hall Park hosted about 50 lo­cals with live mu­sic and award pre­sen­ta­tions through­out the morn­ing. A tra­di­tional bar­be­cue break­fast rounded out the cel­e­bra­tions.

About 40 peo­ple turned out to cel­e­brate Aus­tralia Day in Mia Mia. Gath­er­ing at the Mia Mia Me­chan­ics In­sti­tute, the crowd was ad­dressed by Cr Yvonne Wrig­glesworth and Mem­ber for Euroa Steph Ryan be­fore guest speaker Jerry Grayson. Mr Grayson spoke of his life as a he­li­copter pi­lot who went into the film busi­ness be­fore com­ing to Aus­tralia from Eng­land with his wife Sara.

Sue Hark­ings with Sam, Lilly and Melissa Doak.

Lau­rice Sib­bald, Wendy Kelly and Chris­tine Dodd.

Fiona Can­non, Ian Can­non and Stephen Ma­son.

Al­lan Ja­cobs and Graeme Jarvis.

Terri Mackay, Ol­lie McCooke, Emily McCooke and Jodie McCooke.

Garth and Kee­ley Camp­bell.

Michael and Vicki Juliff.

Michael Browne, Peter Dun­lop and Kate Dun­lop.

Citizen of the year Hec­tor Bathurst and 2016 Citizen of the year No­rah Rigby.

An­thony Ryan, Steph Ryan, Jerry Grayson, Yvonne Wrig­glesworth and Bill Chisholm.

Emma Atkins, Brooke Atkins, Peter Atkins and Tom Atkins.

Frank Firkin, Judy Firkin and Ian Ross.

Katya and Hec­tor Bathurst.

Robin Bragg and Howard Nathan.

Kevin and Noe­lene Rourke.

Peter O'Sul­li­van and Beth McIl­wain.

Su and Terry Mil­ton.

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