2024 Australia Day Morning Ceremony & Great Aussie Breakfast

Arts & Culture Australia Day Free Outdoor

Event Information

  • Date DATE
    26 January 2024
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  • Time TIME
    7.45 - 11AM
  • Location LOCATION
    Sir James Mitchell Park, Flagpole
    Coode St, South Perth
  • Cost COST
    Free to attend
    $6 for breakfast
  • Hosted by HOSTED BY
    City of South Perth
  • Extra Information

    Australia Day Morning Ceremony 7.45am -11am

    Rotary BBQ Breakfast 9.30-10.30am

Morning Ceremony

Friday 26 January 2024
7.45am - 11am
Sir James Mitchell Park, South Perth (opposite Forrest St), flag pole site

All residents are invited to attend our special Australia Day flag raising ceremony and traditional Welcome to Country, along with one of our most loved annual citizenship events hosted by television presenter Haley Thompson. 

State and Federal government representatives will join the City’s Mayor Greg Milner and Councillors to celebrate individuals and organisations who have made a difference in our community, as part of the AUSPIRE Community Citizen of the Year Awards. In addition, His Excellency the Honourable Chris Dawson will be in attendance and delivering an address.

We will also present the Ted Maslen Award to a young resident for achieving the highest score of all Year 12 students in the City of South Perth.


    Great Aussie Breakfast 

    Friday 26 January 2024
    Sir James Mitchell Park, South Perth (opposite Forrest St)

    The Great Aussie Breakfast is set to sizzle after the Citizenship Ceremony with the Rotary Club of Como providing a BBQ breakfast with a choice of fruit and a cup of tea, coffee, juice or water for the small cost of $6 each, which goes back into the local community.


    National Australia Day Council

    Assisted by the Australian Government through the National Australia Day Council.



    Parking will be available in the Coode Street car parks.

    Coode Street Boatshed Car Park – Car Park 14 will be closed to the general public until 12pm.

    Accessible parking is also available.

    Important information - no celebration zone in the afternoon

    Community members are reminded that there is no major fireworks event at South Perth Foreshore and that the best spot to see the City of Perth’s City of Light show is at Langley Park from 3pm. 

    Event contact

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