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My Melbourne: Celebrate Australia Day!

January 22, 2011

The city of Melbourne has put together a fabulous program of events for Australia Day on Wednesday 26 January.  If you’re looking for some fun activities to do with family or friends take a look at some of the events planned.  We’ll be spending the day with friends at our local gardens and enjoying the festivities.

Image: Mark Gray Brighton Beach Boxes

RACV BIG Brekkie
Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne 8:00am
January 26, 2011

Kick off Australia Day in style!

Australia Day Treasure Hunt
Fitzroy Gardens 9:30am
January 26, 2011

This Australia Day bring together family and friends to make a team and take part in the Fitzroy Gardens – Australia Day Treasure Hunt!

Aussie Farmers Direct Fundraising BBQ
King’s Domain Gardens, Melbourne 11:00am
January 26, 2011

Aussie Farmers Direct will be celebrating Australia Day with the iconic sausage in bread tradition!

Share The Spirit Festival
Treasury Gardens, Melbourne 1:00pm
January 26, 2011

Presented by Songlines Aboriginal Music Corporation and the City of Melbourne, Share the Spirit will showcase some Victoria’s finest Indigenous talent as well as interstate guests all of whom will entertain in the true spirit of reconciliation.

Australia Day Fireworks
Federation Square 9:15pm
January 26, 2011

Best views are from Federation Square and the north banks (city side) of the Yarra River. Please note that the fireworks display is dependant on weather.

Click here for more details on Australia Day events around the state of Victoria.

If you live in another state of Australia, please visit the national Australia Day org site here.  If you’re an Aussie living overseas then check out Advance.org for Australia Day celebrations around the globe.

Australia Day is a day for all Australians, Indigenous and non-Indigenous, to celebrate what makes us great, to consider where we’ve come from, where we are now, and what kind of a future we want to build together.  We all have a contribution to make.

Enjoy your Australia Day celebrations!

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