Australia Day Celebrations

Updated January 26 2016 - 7:25am, first published 7:00am
Find out what's happening near you with our comprehensive guide to Australia Day celebrations around the Border.
Find out what's happening near you with our comprehensive guide to Australia Day celebrations around the Border.


Australia Day Celebrations
Australia Day Celebrations
  • Flag raising, Albury City Band, Citizenship Ceremony, children's entertainment,  off Wodonga Place, Albury. Announcement of Albury Awards 2016 Witness and celebrate Albury's heroes at the announcement and presentations of the Albury Awards 2016: Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Community Group of the Year and Volunteer of the Year. 10 -11am, Noreuil Park.
  • The Northern Folk Tap your toes and sing along to The Northern Folk, Albury's very own 11-piece indie-folk outfit, 11am - 1pm.
  • Antique Car Club Albury Wodonga show and shine from 11am.
  • First Nations Touch Football Border Challenge, Watch the Aboriginal community in a game against NSW Police, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders versus VIC Police. Noon - 1pm, Noreuil Park Oval. 


  • Community supper and award presentation, 7.30 - 9.30pm, Soldiers Memorial Hall, High Street Barnawartha.


  • Breakfast ceremony, 8am, Berringa Community Centre.


  • Community BBQ, award presentation and entertainment, from 5.30pm. Dinner served 6-7pm. Town Hall Gardens, Loch Street, Beechworth.


  • Free community breakfast, flag raising and presentation, 8.30am, Boorhaman Recreation Reserve. Phone: Barry Byrne, (03) 5726 9345.


  • BBQ Breakfast at 7.30am, Ceremony at 9am, Howitt Park.


  • Community BBQ, activities, flag lowering. 6.30pm, Carboor Hall, Phone Veronica Box: (03) 5729 5510.


  • Community BBQ, bring a salad to share, 6.30pm, Cheshunt Hall.


  • Community morning tea, award presentation and entertainment, 9.45am - 12pm. (For a 10.30am official start) Tourist Park, Main street, Chiltern.


  • Morning Tea, presentations,  10.30am, Bangerang Park. 


  • Breakfast ceremony, 8am, Lions Club Hall


  • Dinner, Flag lowering, children’s gold nugget hunt and classic car display, 6pm, Eldorado Memorial Hall, Phone Cheryl Bell: (03) 5725 1728.


  • Breakfast ceremony, 9am, Mitta Valley Sports Complex


  • Breakfast, speeches, flag raising, presentation and games, 8am, Everton Hall, Phone Julie Allen: 0407 270 375


  • Breakfast, speeches, flag raising, 10am, Glenrowan Old Police Station, Phone: Linton Briggs (03) 5766 2216.


  • BBQ, Flag raising, presentation and morning tea. 10am, Greta/Hansonville Hall, Phone: Sally Arnold 0437 916 693.

Hamilton Park

  • Community breakfast, flag raising ceremony and presentation, 8am, Kurrajong Lane BBQ Area. Phone: Caroline Robinson 0434 885 099.


  • Ceremony at 10am at Pioneer Park and morning tea at 11am at Avalon House.


  • Breakfast, presentation, 8am, Howlong Public School 


  • Community BBQ lunch, award presentations, entertainment, 11am - 1pm, Kiewa Memorial Park, Kiewa East Road.


  • Kids games, competitions, local awards, lowering of flag and BBQ, 6.30pm, John McAleese Community Park, Phone Sally Rogers:  (03) 5727 3220.

Mt Beauty

  • BBQ Breakfast at 8am, Ceremony at 9.30am, Swimming Pool gardens.


  • BBQ Breakfast at 7.30am and Ceremony at 9.30am, Mudgegonga Community Hall.


  • Lunch and presentations, 1pm, Mulwala RSL Park. 


  • BBQ Breakfast at 7.30am, ceremony at 9am, Jubilee Park.


  • Flag raising, presentation and community breakfast, 8.30am, Peechelba Bushland Reserve, Phone Mrs D Lawrence: (03) 5726 9390.


  • Community Breakfast, award presentations, entertainment, 7.45 - 10am, Lions Park, Douglas Street.


  • Friday January 22, Games, BBQ and awards, 5pm, Springhurst Community Hall, Phone: Kevin Atteridge 0427 265 250.


  • Breakfast ceremony, 8.30am, Tallangatta triangle.


  • Breakfast, speeches and awards, 7.30am, Tarrawingee Hall, Phone Alex McMillan (03) 5725 1525.


  • Breakfast ceremony, 8am, Walwa Hall


  • 8am - 11am, at King George gardens


  • BBQ Breakfast, awards presentation including citizen of the year, music by the Wodonga Brass Band and Wodonga Primary School Choir.  7 - 10.30am, Les Stone Park, Phone: Wodonga Council's event team on (02) 6022 9300.


  • Flag raising, presentations, community breakfast face painting and gum boot throwing, 8.30am, Recreation Reserve, Phone Sue Bromilow: 0432 028 316.


  • Wymah Recreation Reserve, 8am for Breakfast, 9am ceremony. Performance by singer songwriter Sarah Storer.


  • Cricket Club Charity Picnic, Noon, Yackandandah Sports Park, Funds raised will go to Blazeaid to assisting in the rebuilding after after 2015’s bush fires. Twenty20 Cricket, Listen to Triple J’s Hottest 100, Bar available, Phone: 0439 183607.
  • Yackandandah Community BBQ dinner,  5.30pm, Sir Isaacs Park. Cost $15 for a family of four or $5 per person. BYO chair, sunscreen and hat. Bring your own plate, cup and cutlery to help us help the environment. Award presentations, entertainment by the New Reedy Creek Band, Licensed until 10pm.


Community BBQ, award presentation and entertainment, 5.30 - 10pm, Sir Isaacs Park, Isaacs Avenue.

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