Encounter Celebration is a non-profit organisation, established in 2013 to promote and celebrate the encounter between Nicolas Baudin and Matthew Flinders in April 1802. The Mayor of Victor Harbor, Mr Graham Philp, chairs the current committee.
Annual celebrations take place in April to commemorate the actual dates of the encounter. There are additional activities planned each year as a lead up to the main event. Check the website for details:
PO Box 1648
Special announcement from Encounter Celebrations
"Encounter Celebrations is in the running for a $30,000 grant to ensure our continued success. All we need for people is to go to the web site and vote for Encounter Celebrations. There is no cost and the web site is a State Government web site and so it is safe.
We have until 7th August 2017.
Please go onto the State Government web site, Fund My Idea Kangaroo Island and Fleurieu Peninsula and vote for Encounter Celebrations.
We have until 7th August 2017. Contact all your friends to vote for us thanks.
Encounter Celebration is in the mix.
HURRY! Last chance to vote for your favourite project idea/s. Voting closes soon. You decide how $50,000 of grant funding for community-based projects in the Kangaroo Island, Victor Harbor and Fleurieu Peninsula region is spent. Get involved. Make your vote count. Voting closes 5pm on Monday 7 August.