Australia Day 2018 Morning Ceremony & BBQ Breakfast

Arts & Culture Australia Day Free Outdoor

Event Information

  • Date DATE
    26 January 2018
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  • Time TIME
    8 - 10.30AM
  • Location LOCATION
    Sir James Mitchell Park, Flag Pole
    Coode St, South Perth
  • Cost COST
    $5 for Breakfast
  • Hosted by HOSTED BY
    City of South Perth
  • Extra Information

    Australia Day Morning Ceremony 8-9:30am

    Rotary BBQ Breakfast 9:30-10:30am



Australia Day celebrations begin early with the City of South Perth's Morning Ceremony.

The day commences at 8am with the Flag Raising Ceremony which includes the delivery of the Australian flag, a blessing, the formal unfurling and then the rising of the flag by the Australian Defence Forces.

The Citizenship Ceremony follows where guests are welcomed with a traditional Welcome to Country before being inducted as new Australian citizens. Members of the public are also invited to join in and reaffirm their citizenship pledge together with the City's newest Australians.

The proceedings also include a presentation of the Australia Day WA Citizen of the Year Awards, acknowledging those individuals and organisations that make a notable contribution during the year, and/or those who have given outstanding service over a number of years.

The Ted Maslen Award is also presented to the student resident who achieves the highest score of all year 12 students within the City of South Perth.

Great Aussie Breakfast

The Great Aussie Breakfast is set to sizzle after the Morning Ceremony with the Rotary Club of Como, providing a BBQ breakfast.There will also be free entertainment.

All residents are welcome to attend.

More information regarding the program, free shuttle bus, road closures, ACROD and general parking is available on the Australia Day page.

Event contact

For event related enquiries, please contact the City’s events team.