Ruby with her flag an face paint at the Maroondah Australia Day celebrations. Picture: Rob Carew
Young Citizen of the Year Esther Loughnane. Picture: Rob Carew
Bev and Geoff Heywood get into the spirit. Picture: Rob Carew
Front is Young Citizen of the Year, Esther Loughnane, behind is Veronica Williams and Paul Foley (Community Event of the Year, Relay for Life) and right is Citizen of the Year Peter Feeney. Picture: Rob Carew
Citizen of the Year, Peter Feeney. Picture: Rob Carew
Mah Ceh Hrang (left) and Mang Cen Hrang moments after they became Australian citizens. Picture: Rob Carew
Former Texas resident Rebekah McClimens after she became an Australian citizen. Picture: Rob Carew
Originaly from Burma, Jolly Rhonner with his citizenship document and his grandson Joshua. Picture: Rob Carew
Opening of the new disabled toilet called the "Marveloo" at the Maroondah Australia Day celebrations. Jess will benefit from the new toilet, pictured here with her parents Angela and Don Di Giandomenico. Picture: Rob Carew
HUNDREDS of people turned up for Maroondah’s Australia Day festivities
at Ringwood Lake last Saturday, welcoming new citizens and celebrating
The citizens of the year and other community awards were
announced and mayor Nora Lamont paid tribute to the winners.
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