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Events

There are a number of events which the Shire of Mount Magnet and the local community, work together to hold each year. Each event adds to the richness of community life and can also be enjoyed by visitors to town.

Mount Magnet Career Expo - 12 September

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Join us for our first Career Expo at the Mount Magnet Town Oval.

Radio Mama will be broadcasting live and providing a bubble machine for fun.  

Local musicians will be performing throughout the day.

Monthly Markets

 

Held on the Old School Verandah
Corner Attwood Street and Naughton Street

Twilight Markets -  5.30pm - 7.30pm: 

10 October 2018
14 November 2018
12 December 2018

 

 

Astro Rocks Fest 14 - 15 September 2018

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Mount Magnet in the Murchison Region is at one with astronomy. Aboriginal astronomy stories of the Badimaya, the Aboriginal people here - still speak to the present age. 

Step out of town to experience the Milky Way from horizon to horizon, the black overarching emu in the sky - indicating time to collect emu eggs. 

From ancient Aboriginal observations, to present futuristic radio astronomy projects in Murchison Region - Mount Magnet celebrates the importance of astronomy and rocks here! A collaborative project, the MOUNT MAGNET ASTRO ROCKS FEST is a day-night event. Join us to discover the awesome Universe above and ancient rocks beneath our feet. 

Visit www.mtmagnet-astrorocks.com for further information 

This event is sponsored by:
Lotterywest
The Shire of Mount Magnet

 

 

Ladies Day - 20 October 2018

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The 3rd Annual Ladies day will be held on 20 October 2018.  This event is organised by W.O.M.E.N Inc

Further information can be found on their website

Australia Day Celebrations - 26 January

The Shire of Mount Magnet hosts an Australia Day Celebration each year.  As well as celebrating Australia Day, a Citizenship ceremony is also held to welcome new Citizens and Citizens of the year are presented with their awards.

Nomination forms can be obtained from the Shire Office.   

For further information please contact the Mount Magnet Shire Office on (08) 9963 3000.

ANZAC Day - 25 April

On April 25th each year, Mount Magnet stops to remember those who have served this country in times of war, particularly those from this community who selflessly gave their lives.

For further information please call the Shire Office on (08) 9963 3000.

Mount Magnet Gymkhana

The Gymkhana is held at the Mount Magnet Race Course, located on the north side of town. Events are for all levels of rider and include well contested blue ribbon events and some more novel fun events. Visitors are welcome to join the local community and support the riders at this truly outback event. Canteen and bar facilities are available. For further information please contact Janet Jones on (08) 9963 4187 or 0407572208.

A Boy Named Cash - 4 August 2018

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Johnny Cash Tribute Show

Please contact the Shire Office on 9963 3000 for further information

Mount Magnet Races - 8 September 2018

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Mount Magnet Race Club hosts two meetings each year in Autumn and Spring, a full day of activities and entertainment. The Race Club runs a fully licensed bar on the day and two-up after the last race. The Mount Magnet Turf Club, located 2km north of town, was formed in 1896, establishing the foundation for what would become one of the most tenacious racing clubs in the country. Here, along with the thrill of the race in rich red earth, you can experience the enduring outback spirit. For further information please email mountmagnetraceclub@hotmail.com.au

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