Australia Day 2020 Morning Ceremony & Great Aussie Breakfast

Arts & Culture Australia Day Free Outdoor

Event Information

  • Date DATE
    26 January 2020
    Add event to calendar
  • 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



Morning Ceremony 

8-9.30am, Sunday 26 January 2020
Sir James Mitchell Park, South Perth (opposite Forrest St)

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

The City of South Perth invites all residents to attend the special Australia Day flag raising and Citizenship Ceremony at Sir James Mitchell Park. The program includes:

  • Blessing of the flag and flag raising ceremony
  • Citizenship Ceremony attended by representatives from both state and federal governments and presided over by radio announcer and journalist Gerry Gannon
  • Traditional Welcome to Country
  • Presentation of the AUSPIRE Community Citizen of the Year Award, acknowledging those special individuals and organisations who make a difference in our community
  • Presentation of the Ted Maslen Award for the student (resident of the City of South Perth) who achieves the highest score of all year 12 students within the City of South Perth.

Great Aussie Breakfast

9.30-10.30am, Sunday 26 January 2020
Sir James Mitchell Park, South Perth (opposite Forrest St)

The Great Aussie Breakfast is set to sizzle after the Morning Ceremony from 9.30am with the Rotary Club of Como providing a BBQ breakfast for the small cost of $5. All proceeds go back into the community. Free  kids entertainment. All residents are welcome to attend.


Free parking will be available on Sir James Mitchell Park from 7-10.30am. Parking is accessible via the gate entry on Mill Point Rd (opposite Forrest St). Accessible parking is also available.

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

Get social!

Share you Australia Day pics with us using the hashtags #ausdaysouthperth and #discoversouthperth.

Event contact

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