Australian Beach Games heads to Frankston LOCK in your family for the Australia Day long weekend, January 26-28, and get down to the Frankston Waterfront where entry is free for a mammoth festival of live music, food trucks, sporting fun and more! In 2018, after an astoundingly successful first year, Australian Beach Games is set to descend on six cities in five states, at 6 spectacular beach locations, and the kick off will be at our very own Frankston Waterfront. Visitors to Australian Beach Games can do as little or as much as they want. There are numerous sports on offer to enter as an individual or team, or you can just head over for a bite to eat with family and friends. The event is very family oriented, with a large assortment of jumping castles and amusements on offer for the younger visitors, and the atmosphere will be a whole lot of fun from morning until eve with a spectacular line up of live musicians playing all day. With something for everyone, registrations are still open for all sorts of sports to be played on and around the beach including volleyball, netball, soccer, dodgeball, frisbee, 3on3 basketball and more! There are swimming races available as well, along with an aquathlon, chess and even darts! Hop opline at www.australianbeachgames.com.au to find more info or to register as an individual or as a team. The team have paired with HockingStuart Frankston to bring you an opportunity to win some of your food & drink as well. Just get down to the pier to find their road board, where you can share your snaps to win vouchers for the weekend! Imagine spending your Australia Day Long weekend playing sport on the beach with your mates, followed by a cold one and a bite to eat while listening to live music down by the pier as the sun set. It doesn’t get much better than that! For more information visit www.australianbeachgames.com.au. You can also follow the event on Facebook @ozbeachgames and on Instagram on @ australianbeachgames. See you at the beach!
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Frankston Times 22 January 2018
A FRESH, fun Australia Day Festival will be the centre of celebration in Hastings this year. Sponsored by the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council the team behind the popular Emu Plains Market and Stringybark Cinema are excited to be part of the organisation of this event. “Expect a great community day with plenty to see and do” says organiser Vanessa Johnson. The day starts at 9am with a free community breakfast of bacon and egg sandwiches presented by the Hastings 1st Scouts, Faery Emma and her friends will be face painting, playing games and teaching Australia Day crafts, there will be a Trackless Train ride along the forshore and a huge inflatable maze for the kids (all free of course!) plus live music all day from the Westernport Regional Band, Matt Katsis and The Whisky Gypsies. To top if all off a Emu Plains pop up market will be a highlight of the day with 80 of the very best stallholders presenting their wares. As part of the official proceedings the Shire is
also delighted to announce Ms Sally Tucker as the Australia Day Ambassador. Ms Sally Tucker is a senior sports business professional experienced in sales and business development, sponsorship and commercial partnerships, marketing and event management within professional sporting organisations and major event venues. Sally is currently employed by Cricket Australia as the Hospitality Sales Manager for Victoria. National Australia Day Council Chairman Ben Roberts-Smith VC, MG says the Australia Day Ambassadors program is an opportunity to celebrate great Australians on our National Day. “There are many great Australians who inspire us and the Australia Day Ambassador program provides opportunities for people all over the country to meet and interact with those we admire,” says Mr Roberts-Smith. To be a part of something special this Australia Day head down to the Hastings Foreshore, Marine Parade 9am to 2pm.
Frankston Times 22 January 2018