Australia Day

Australia Day

Get ready to celebrate everything Australian with your local community.

Event details

Date
Time
Location
City of Whittlesea 25 Ferres Boulevard South Morang
Contact
Events Project Officer
Phone
9217 2174
Cost
Free

Australia Day

City of Whittlesea 25 Ferres Boulevard South Morang

Highlights

An evening of music and entertainment supporting the recipients of the City of Whittlesea Australia Day Awards. A free, inclusive event which culminates in a spectacular fireworks display.

Free entertainment starts at 6pm

  • Shake off the holidays on the dancefloor to live music by Motor City Sounds.
  • Council's Australia Day ambassador Dr Hass Dellal AO and Mayor Lawrie Cox will announce the recipients of the City of Whittlesea Australia Day Awards at 7pm
  • Georgia Panayides will sing the Australian National anthem as the flag is raised

Food and drinks will be on sale 

We're trying to reduce the impact on the environment, so this event will be free from polystyrene packaging and plastic items including balloons, bags and straws.

We encourage you to bring along your own reusable coffee cup, bag and water bottle but if you forget we will have the Wash against Waste trailer and their plates and cups to use

Amazing fireworks display at 9.15pm

We encourage pet owners to ensure their pets are kept safe and secure throughout the fireworks display or taken to an alternative place of refuge if they are sensitive to loud noises

Traffic management changes on the night

To ensure a safer traffic environment the local traffic conditions will be altered on this day:

  • Findon Road between Ferres Boulevard and Civic Drive will be closed all day
  • The speed limit around the Civic Centre precinct will be reduced to 40km/h

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