Australia Day Celebrations 2020



Brewarrina Shire Council will kick off Australia Day, with the annual Australia Day Ambassador meet and greet dinner on the evening of the 25th January 2020. This will be held at the Brewarrina Visitor Information Centre from 6pm onwards.

Bring along your family and friends to meet our Australia Day Ambassador Emma Rossi and to congratulate our Australia Day Nominees over dinner and drinks .


Come and keep cool on Australia Day at the Brewarrina Memorial Swimming Pool with free entry and a free BBQ breakfast from 7:00am on-wards.
The official ceremonies will commence at 8.15am with a Welcome to County, singing of the National Anthem and flag raising. Our Australia Day Ambassador Emma Rossi will then address and present the Australia Day Awards.
Then it's time for some fun for young and old with an array of games(ie flag hunting, dive for Dough, sack racing and water sliding.

So please come along and celebrate our great community with these two events, spread the word and pass around the invite. We look forward to seeing you there.

    2020 Australia Day Ambassador  

 Emma Rossi - Television Journalist, Keynote speaker and Women's Right Campaigner     

Emma Rossi spent nearly two decades reporting for news and current affairs on national television, a job that took her overseas as a foreign correspondent, across Australia as a reporter, and into the lounge rooms across the world as a news presenter.

Emma is the Director, Media and internal communications for the ACCC, the competition and consumer regulator.  Previously Emma was the media and communications manger at the Federal Government’s telecommunications and media regulator. She was also the public face for Children’s e-safety and security.

Emma is well regarded for her philanthropic pursuits mentoring and developing people. She has been an Australia Day Ambassador for NSW Premier and Cabinet since 2013 and cycled with her daughter across Cambodia to buy women and girls out of sex slavery.

Emma has taken a national leadership role in improving the online safety for Australian women fleeing domestic violence. Emma was instrumental in the establishment of Mary’s House, a refuge in Sydney’s lower north shore for women and children.

Emma is also a board director of Active Farmers, a group fitness organisation that has a profound positive impact on physical, community and mental health outcomes in rural Australia.

Emma is the ninth of ten children and has let down the side with only four of her own.