Shoalhaven News

Susie Maroney is Mollymook Aust Day ambassador

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Champion marathon swimmer Susie Maroney will be in Mollymook for this year's Australia Day celebrations.

Best known for conquering the English Channel, Maroney is this year's Ulladulla-Milton Lions Club Australia Day Ambassador.

Locals and visitors will have a chance to meet and chat with the athlete after her official address - What Australia Day Means to Me.

The Australia Day Festival is set to go ahead in the reserve overlooking Mollymook Beach and will be a covid safe event, with all visitors required to check-in via QR code at the entry points.

The event will feature performances by the Milton District Town Band as well as the eight finalists in the Lions Youth Music Scholarship, with the winner taking home $2000 cash.

There will be static displays by local emergency services as well as more than 120 stalls operating from 9am until 2.30pm.