The 2019 Hobsons Bay student delegation was welcomed at a special dinner at the Kooringal Golf Club.  This year, the successful applicants are Arrifa Nasarudin (Westbourne Grammar), Ashlyn Gomez (Mount St Joseph Girl’s College), Madeleine Harrison-Shore and Maddison Charter, both from Williamstown High School.   They will be accompanied by Chaperone Susan Downey.

The selected students and Chaperone will host a Japanese delegation whilst in Australia and participate in a range of activities, experiences and also visit a number of local attractions.

In August, the Hobsons Bay delegation travel to Anjo during the Tanabata Festival and will be home-stayed with their Japanese counterparts.  Both delegations will attend a number of official functions, including a Mayoral reception and community celebrations.

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