22 January 2015: PAYCE is pleased to announce its support for Canterbury City Council’s annual Australia Day celebrations on Monday, 26 January.
PAYCE’s Managing Director, Brian Boyd said his company was extremely proud to be associated with such a worthy celebration that embraces community harmony. “The day promises to be a great community event for all ages and interests, with the focus on the promotion of community spirit,” he said.
“On behalf of PAYCE, I congratulate Mayor Brian Robson and council staff for organising such a wonderful program and I wish everyone a great day out, full of enjoyment and fun.“
Mayor Brian Robson said: “PAYCE has been doing great work in Riverwood with the development of Washington Park and that great work has now been extended to supporting Council’s Australia Day celebrations and ensuring Riverwood residents can enjoy our Family Fun Day at Tasker Park in Canterbury.”
PAYCE’S General Manager, Dominic Sullivan said PAYCE’s Washington Park residential complex was a fine example of how communities could be enhanced by empowering them to realise their potential. “PAYCE has been fortunate to partner with a number of local bodies to help deliver real results in community renewal and social inclusion,” he said.
The Australia Day Council has selected Ms Eileen Henry, OA, as Canterbury City Council’s 2015 Ambassador, well-known for her work spanning three decades with many leading not-for-profit organisations, including the Cancer Council and the Smith Family.
Council has a full day’s program of free, action-packed, fun-filled entertainment and activities planned for families and friends at several locations.
The main celebrations will take place at Tasker Park, Phillips Avenue, Canterbury from 10 am to 3 pm, starting with the traditional free sausage sizzle, courtesy of the local State Emergency Service.
Entertainment and performances include the swinging brass band, Charlotte Jane Band, the Party Pirates, Green Beaver, Natalie Cooper, Sydney Self Defense and the Outback Wildlife Show.
There will also be face painting, sack racing, thong throwing, a tug-of-war and free AFL and soccer clinics.
A free shuttle bus, courtesy of PAYCE, will operate from Riverwood Community Centre in Belmore Road, Riverwood to Tasker Park at 10 am, 11 am and noon and return at 11.30 am, 1.30 pm and 3 pm.
There will also be a full day of action at the Canterbury Aquatic Centre, with entry only $2 and free Zumba and Aerobics classes on offer at the centre.