Menu
News

Noosa's Australia Day to support youth mental health

SHOWING SUPPORT: This year's Noosa Australia Day Festival will give money raised to United Synergies.
SHOWING SUPPORT: This year's Noosa Australia Day Festival will give money raised to United Synergies. Claudia Baxter

ORGANISERS of Noosa's Australia Day Festival say youth mental health will get a funding boost after partnering with a community assistance group.

This year the event is supporting United Synergies, with money going towards addressing young people's emotional well-being.

Festival committee chairman Peter Watson said the annual event had supported various causes in the past, including the victims of domestic violence and the homeless.

"This year we're helping United Synergies tackle the growing problem of youth mental health,” Mr Watson said.

"Families having a great time on our nation's birthday can help the many youths in our community who have mental health issues.”

The Tewantin Noosa Lions and Noosa Heads Rotary clubs have organised an exciting day on January 26 for all the family at Noosa Lions Park on Gympie Tce.

The day starts with the traditional Aussie barbecue in the park.

There will be live music on the centre stage from 10.20am-6pm, and on the marquee stage from 11.30am-5pm.

There will be kids' activities all day, wandering entertainers and some of the best food Noosa has on offer.

For more on the entertainment and activities on the day, visit noosa australiadayfestival.com.

Topics:  australia day celebration noosa noosa australia day festival united synergies


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Celebrate Australia Day at free family event

CHEERS: Edith Boulton and Lynne Banford on Australia Day last year.

Noosaville Lions Park will host entertainment and live music all day

Keep pets eating healthy foods too

GOOD GRUB IDEAS: Kim McCosker (centre) IGA owners Cheryl and Bart Derlagen (rear) and shoppers at IGA Outlook.

Cookbook author hits Noosa Outlook

Song reunites strangers after two years across three states

HEART FELT: Musician Jeff Leonard explains the story behind his new song  White Feathers  before playing it to a crowd in Tewantin, in the hopes of reconnecting with the father and son who inspired it. The song made its way to the pair, who live in Victoria, through the power of social media.

Story of a musician's mission to reconnect with a son is complete

Local Partners