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Cobar Australia Day Celebrations 2021

Australian flag flying in the sky

Cobar Australia Day Celebrations 2021 is finished


All Day

26 January 2021


Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool, Prince St, Cobar, NSW, 2835

Important Information


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Australia Day celebration is a family friendly event that caters for all ages. There is a number of events and activities that will be held throughout the day. 

Cobar Shire Council with Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool will host this event under a strict COVID-19 Safety Management Plan and have extra measures in place to ensure that this event abides by the current mass gathering restrictions authorised by the NSW State Government. 


  • 7:30 AM: CATS Australia Day Triathlon (Registration: 7:30 AM) 
  • 10 AM: Cobar Yabbie's Business House Swimming Relay (Registration: 9:30 AM)
  • 11 AM: Cobar Youth Council "The Great Duck Race"
  • 11:30 AM: Australia Day Official Ceremony (Awards & Naturalisation presentations) 
  • 12:30 PM: Free Australia Day BBQ 
  • 12:45 PM: COVID-19 Safe novelty events (Vegemite painting, waterslide races, thong throwing competition & egg/spoon relay) 

COVID-19 safety & event requirements 

  • All attendees are required to complete the event registrations and tracking details upon entry to the event via the QR code. COVID-19 Marshalls will be available entrance points to assist with this.
  • Attendance capacity of 500 people.
  • COVID-19 Marshalls will be monitoring social distancing requirements and ensuring compliance with the COVID-19 Safety Management Plan.
  • You must not attend the event if you are unwell or experiencing flu like symptoms (Runny nose, sore throat, cough, fever and shortness of breath).
  • Physical social distancing will be enforced (1.5m between patrons and a density of no greater than one patron per two square metres).
  • Extra cleaning staff have been engaged to ensure extra hygiene and cleaning routines are being conducted whilst the event takes place.
  • Hand sanitizer and PPE will be available upon entry to the event.

For further information please contact the Cobar Visitors Information Centre on (02) 6836 2448 or via [email protected],

Please note: Occupiers of premises or event organisers are responsible for adhering to any relevant public health orders, as well as preparing and implementing a COVID Safety Plan (if required). For the most up to date information about this event, please refer to the event organiser's website.

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