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Australia Day Awesomeness All Around Aussieland!

Author: Hariet Harison
by Hariet Harison
Posted: Dec 08, 2019

Make this Australia Day more than just another day off. Spend this National Day celebrating everything that’s amazing about being Australian, no matter where in the country you are.

Australia Day Celebrations in NSW

Discover the best of Australia Day celebrations along the NSW coast. With the capital of NSW stealing the show with the harbour events, a word to the wise is to book an Australia Day cruise along Sydney Harbour well ahead of time.

Watch all of the harbour events like the ferrython, tall ships race and the annual sailing regatta from the spacious decks of your Australia Day catamaran lunch cruise on Sydney Harbour. Alternatively, if you want to marvel at the spectacular fireworks display, an Australia Day dinner cruise on Sydney Harbour would be more suited for you.

Australia Day Celebrations in ACT

If you’re looking to celebrate Australia Day in the capital, spend the day relaxing at Regatta Point and Patrick White Lawns in Canberra in an ambience of music, food and fireworks.

If you’re feeling particularly patriotic that day, you could also head out to Rond Terrace, Parkes and watch the National Flag Raising and Citizenship Ceremony on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin.

Australia Day Celebrations in NT

The most fun event that happens on Australia Day in the Northern Territory is the Australia Day Run in Darwin. Dust off your running shoes and feel the community spirit as you jog alongside the masses.

Australia Day Celebrations in QLD

Brisbane puts up a spectacular Australia Day fireworks display at South Bank. There are also six pyrotechnic jet ski performers and you get a great view of the display from the Cultural Forecourt and Clem Jones Promenade.

All over Queensland, follow your nose and taste buds right to the Great Australian Bites festival- this free event features the best food of the area with local providers and makers putting up their pop-up stalls. It happens all over Queensland in Bundaberg, Rockhampton, Warwick, Airlie Bridge, Hope Vale, Brisbane and Townsville.

Australia Day Celebrations in SA

The Australia Day Adelaide Parade is one of the countries’ largest Australia Day parades where approximately 4000 people take to the streets in celebration and pride alongside vintage cars, floats and costumes!

Australia Day Celebrations in TAS

Tasmania doesn’t do Australia Day fireworks, but they have a bunch of other fun activities you could choose from to spend National Day. Start off with the Australia Day Breakfast on Bellerive Boardwalk and indulge in a big Aussie Breakfast, watch the Australia Day awards and listen to musical performances by local bands. There’s also the Tasman Regatta and Peninsula Feast where a bunch of activities like kayaking, bay swimming, crab racing and gumboot throwing happen!

Australia Day Celebrations in VIC

Melbourne is one of those other cities that knows how to party and they do Australia Day just right! With a parade soon after the flag raising ceremony, you’re free to unwind and relax with a beer and a barbie with the family by midday.

Australia Day Celebrations in WA

Don your green and gold, drape the Aussie flag around you and see the City of Lights living up to its name with a stunning fireworks display along the Swan River!
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Author: Hariet Harison

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