January 26, Australia Day provides an opportunity for all Australians to reflect and celebrate their Australian citizenship as part of a special day of national celebration and pride. Australia Day is marked by special events across the East Pilbara including special citizenship and affirmation ceremonies.
The Shire of East Pilbara will be hosting events at Newman, Marble Bar and Nullagine. The events will include Citizenship Ceremonies, Premier's Citizenship Awards, family fun pool parties and fireworks
ANZAC Day is commemorated on the 25th April each year.
The Shire of East Pilbara encourages all residents to join with their family, friends and community in remembering the sacrifice that our servicemen and women have made throughout history, which helped to make Australia the great nation that it is today.
Each ANZAC Day commemorative services are held in Newman, Nullagine and Marble Bar.
Gunfire breakfasts are hosted, and in Newman A Troop Regiment, Pilbara Barracks usually opens their wet mess and hosts the traditional two up game.
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The Shire of East Pilbara is proud to present its annual Outback Fusion Festival, a fantastic three day festival that celebrates Newman’s community and provides an opportunity for everyone to unite and enjoy this wonderful place we call home.
Our community is the heart of the Pilbara with many different cultures and people creating this fusion of humanity right in the middle of outback Australia.
Entertainment at the 2021 Outback Fusion Festival included: