new-Hawkesbury Sister City Association
2. Citizens Delegations
Club and societies within Hawkesbury City are encouraged to participate in an exchange program with Hawkesbury’s Sister Cities—Temple City in California, USA; Kyotamba in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan, Weddin in south-western NSW; and Cabonne in western NSW.
The Hawkesbury Sister City Association will assist your group by liaising with our contacts in Hawkesbury’s Sister Cities to facilitate your exchange visit. We look forward to hearing from any interested groups so you can experience and enjoy the relationship between Hawkesbury, Temple City, Kyotamba, Weddin or Cabonne. Just call Tina on 4573 2617 or Bridget on 0425 232 413.
Past citizens delegations
In April 2012 a citizens delegation from Temple City visited Hawkesbury. The group was home hosted during their 10-day visit and included the then Mayor of Temple City and the Chairperson of the Temple City Sister City Association.
In response to an invitation from the Mayor of Kyotamba, a Hawkesbury delegation visited Kyotamba in November 2011 to participate in the annual Japanese Cultural Festival that was held in the Kyoto region, with the Puppet Festival component being held in Kyotamba.
Both Temple City and Kyotamba visited Hawkesbury City during 2010 to join the celebrations of the 200th anniversary of the naming of the Macqurie Towns. The Temple City delegation visited in July, and the Kyotamba delegation, headed by their Mayor visited in November and participated in the launch of the Lady Macquarie Iris.
In April 2008 a Hawkesbury citizens delegation visited Kyotamba, and in June/July 2008 a citizens delegation from Temple City visited Hawkesbury.