Australia Day 2021
Australia Day is on Tuesday 26th January 2021
On the 26th of January each year we celebrate our National Day as the Victorian Government brings you a festive atmosphere with an array of fun activities and free events.
The 26th of January refers to the First Landing Day or Foundation Day, in 1788 when Captain Arthur Phillip, the first governor of New South Wales, arrived at Sydney Cove.
Australia Day is for all Australians, no matter where our personal stories began. On Australia Day, we celebrate the things we love most about being Australian - our lifestyle, a sense of fair go, our shared values and cultural heritage, our connection to land, but most importantly, our people.
It is our nation's largest annual public celebration, and across Victoria there are hundreds of community events showcasing our diverse community and recognising those who make a difference to the lives of others.
From the smallest barbecue with friends right up to the thousand-strong People's March down Swanston Street, the Australia Day Committee encourages all Australians to take pride in their country and reflect on who we are as a nation.
There will be something for everyone to enjoy throughout the day - with family, with friends or with all the other Australia Day event goers.
Public Holiday Monday 27 January
Australia Day is a gazetted Public Holiday
Enjoy Melbourne's attractions and diversity.
-:- Australia Day events in Melbourne.
-:- Australia Day Fireworks at Docklands
-:- Government House Open Day
-:- australiaday.vic.gov.au to find an event in the metropolitan area.
-:- Also See (below) for more Australia Day events
Australia Day celebrations take place in towns and cities, big and small, right across this great country providing Australians of all ages and from all walks of life the opportunity to come together to celebrate our national identity.
AUSTRALIA DAY EVENTS
Official Flag Raising Ceremony
Australia Day Parade Melbourne CBD
The Australia Day Festival
Australia Day at Docklands
Also See (below) for more Australia Day events
❊ When & Where ❊
Date: Tuesday 26th January 2021
❊ Be Social ❊
❊ COVID-19 Notice ❊Many locations have gone into lockdown as the state takes action to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19). This event may be affected. Please confirm details, dates, times and costs before making plans | Disclaimer
❊ Web Links ❊→ Australia Day 2021
→ Australia Day Festival 2021 | RACV - Kings Domain Gardens
→ Australia Day Flag Raising Ceremony 2021
→ Australia Day Parade 2021
→ Government House Open Day 2021
→ May 8 - The New Australia Day
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