Australia Day

Australia Day


Etheridge Shire Council would like to invite its communities to 'celebrate what's great about Australia' in preparation for our Australia Day activities and events in 2021. Celebrations will be held at Mt Surprise on Tuesday the 26th January 2021. 


Tim Fairfax AC

Tim Fairfax AC is a Company Director, pastoralist and philanthropist. Tim takes an active leadership role in prompting philanthropy an Australia. He is passionate about supporting rural, remote and regional communities, particularly students from low socioeconomic backgrounds. Ha has a range of business interests including operating nine rural properties in Queensland and New South Wales involving beef cattle, fine wool and grain.

Tim is Chairman of the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal and the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation. He is also the Director of the Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation, Australian and Philanthropic Services, and Ningana Giving Pty Limited. He is the President of the Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art Foundation, a member of the National Portrait Gallery Foundation, the National Gallery of Australia Foundation and Australia School Plus. Tim is Patron of the AMA Queensland Foundation, the University of the Sunshine Coast Foundation, the Flying Arts Alliance Incorporated and the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation.

For more information please contact Ian Kuhn, Director of Corporate & Community services on 07 4079 9007. 

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