Australia Day 2019
Saturday 26 January 2019
9am - 10.30am - Citizenship Ceremony & Local Citizen of the Year awards
10.30am - 2pm - Australia Day Family Celebrations
Bicentennial Park, Prince of Wales Drive, West Pymble
Celebrate Australia Day with a packed out program (pdf. 910KB) of performances including ABC Kids show Banana's in Pyjamas, the Australian Reptile Show, Bush Band Reel Matilda, cultural performances, plus plenty of entertainment for the kids including an animal farm, inflatable rides and arts and craft.
Food and drinks
Food and drink stalls will be available.
Catch the FREE shuttle bus (pdf. 830KB) between Gordon station and Bicentennial Park.
Limited parking is available; residents are encouraged to take advantage of the free shuttle bus.
Accessibility and inclusion
Accessible toilet and wheelchair access will be available.
There will be a sensory tent at the event to give people a safe place to retreat to if they are feeling overwhelmed by the crowds, noise and smells. The tent is staffed by trained volunteers and has tee-pees that can provide sanctuary for kids who are overwhelmed by sensory input. Tee pees can contain weighted blankets, fidget toys, noise cancelling headphone, books etc. Other items in the tent includes vision aides, hearing augmentation, communication cards, toys and seating. Everyone is welcome to visit the tent.
First Aid Services will be provided at the event by the St John Ambulance.