Australia Day celebrations take place in towns and cities, big and small, right across this great country providing Australians of all ages and from all walks of life the opportunity to come together to celebrate our national identity.
Depending on what part of Victoria or Australia you call home, the menu on the left will tell you what is happening on and around Australia Day in your town or city.
Download the official Australia Day 2016 Printed Program for information on official events in the CBD.
The Australia Day @ program includes major events and activities around Victoria that are officially supported by Australia Day Victoria.
Information about public transport and road closures can be found on the Getting Around page.
What to bring
Most of the Australia Day Victoria events are held outdoors. To make sure you are prepared for the day we have put together a little checklist on what to bring for you.
- Sunscreen and insect repellent
- Sun hat
- Appropriate clothing for outdoor events
- Water bottle – refill station available at Kings Domain Gardens
- Picnic rug
- Most events will have food and beverages available for purchase. Feel free to bring your own picnic for events at the gardens and Government House.