Australia Day

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Townsville City Council will host Australia Day celebrations starting at 6.45am at Jezzine Barracks followed by the Great Australian Bites event from 12 noon to 4pm at Strand Park. These events bring the community together to celebrate our multicultural society and the values, freedoms and lifestyle of our nation.

Activities include:

JEZZINE BARRACKS

TimeEvent
6am Fun Run Registrations Open - Dress up as a team or individual to win a cash prize!

OR

Register Online
6.45am Aussie Fun Run - Sponsored by Townsville RSL
8am Free Aussie Breakfast (first 500 people)
8.30am Australia Day Awards Ceremony
10am Flag Raising Ceremony
11am Citizenship Ceremony

GREAT AUSTRALIAN BITES - Strand Park

TimeEvent
12-4pm

Multicultural food stalls
Kite display
Live entertainment
Games on the beach

Download a copy of the Australia Day poster

Please be aware:

  • This is a smoke and alcohol free event
  • Be sun smart and slip, slop, slap, seek shade and drink plenty of water
  • Sunscreen stations will be available
  • Hydration station will be available to refill your water bottle
  • Road closures will be in place within the Jezzine Barracks precinct from 5am - 12:30pm
The 2019 Australia Day Flag Raising Ceremony and 2019 Great Australian Bites are presented by the Townsville City Council in partnership with the Queensland Government.
The Australia Day Flag Raising Ceremony and Great Australian Bites are assisted by the Australian Government through the National Australia Day Council.

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