Australia Day

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Australia Day 2019

When

Saturday 26 January 2019

9am - 10.30am - Citizenship Ceremony & Local Citizen of the Year awards

10.30am - 2pm - Australia Day Family Celebrations

Venue

Bicentennial Park, Prince of Wales Drive, West Pymble

Entertainment

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.

Transport

Catch the FREE shuttle bus (pdf. 830KB) between Gordon station and Bicentennial Park.

Parking

 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

First Aid Services will be provided at the event by the St John Ambulance.

Sponsors

Event Partners

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Media partners

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