To assist regional communities, Council allocates funding to approved applicants to host Australia Day Community Events in their townships. These community events complement the main regional event held annually on January 26.
Unallocated funds from the 2013 event will be redirected to next year's Australia Day celebrations at the Millennium Esplanade at Tannum Sands.
- Endeavour Park; DCTC Captain Cook 1770 Festival Committee - Australia Day Family Fun Day at Agnes Water's Endeavour Park
- Turkey Beach Progress Association - Australia Day Family Fun Day at Turkey Beach Foreshore Esplanade;
- Miriam Vale Lions Club - Australia Day Family Fun Morning at Miriam Vale Community Centre;
- Calliope Junior Rugby League Club - Australia Day Family Fun Day at Calliope football grounds; and
- Builyan/Many Peaks Community Development Association - Australia Day Breakfast Celebration at Builyan Community Hall.