Australian music royalty Ian Moss to rock Tom Price for Shire of Ashburton’s 50th anniversary

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Ian Moss will headline an anniversary concert in Tom Price.
Camera IconIan Moss will headline an anniversary concert in Tom Price. Credit: Daniel Boud

Australian music royalty Ian Moss is set to rock Tom Price as part of the local government’s golden jubilee celebrations.

Moss is one of Australia’s most iconic guitarists, with a career spanning decades and was the founding guitarist of rock band Cold Chisel.

The Shire of Ashburton will begin celebrating its 50th anniversary on June 11 with Moss taking the stage as the headline act of a community concert in Tom Price.

The evening will launch anniversary events across the shire, with flagship events in Onslow, Tom Price, Pannawonica and Paraburdoo.

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As part of the celebrations, murals will be created in Pannawonica and Onslow, a long table dinner will be held in Tom Price and an outdoor event in Onslow.

Shire of Ashburton president Kerry White said the council was proud to celebrate 50 years as a local government authority.

“The first meeting of the shire in its current boundary, taking in the towns of Tom Price, Onslow, Paraburdoo and Pannawonica, along with the previous local government areas of Ashburton and Tableland, convened on June 8, 1972,” she said.

“We are proud to be celebrating and recognising our achievements in our golden jubilee year and will be hosting events across all four towns so that we can mark this occasion with our community.

“Commencing in June with the arrival of Ian Moss in Tom Price, the council is excited to celebrate our 50-year history as a shire and is looking forward to further announcements over the coming months.“

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