Australia Day

The City of South Perth hosts a family friendly Australia Day celebration at Sir James Mitchell Park on the beautiful and iconic South Perth foreshore on 26 January each year.

The day commenced with a special Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony, which includes the welcoming of the City’s newest Australian citizens, raising of the Australian flag, presentation of the Australia Day Active Citizenship Awards, and the Ted Maslen Memorial University Exhibition Award.

The Rotary Club of Como then fired up the BBQ to host a great Aussie breakfast to get you fuelled up for the day ahead. 

The Celebration Zone, supported by Lotterywest was a smoke and alcohol free area packed with free activities, rides and entertainment for all ages. The event kicked off at 3pm and concluded at 7.30pm in time for the City of Perth Skyworks at 8pm.

The Celebration Zone attracts families, youth and seniors from a wide range of demographics and offered plenty of rides, activities and cultural group performances.

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Did you attend the City's 2018 Australia Day celebrations on Sir James Mitchell Park? See if our photographer snapped your picture on our Flickr gallery.

 

Australia Day news

News Listings

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City welcomes new citizens and celebrates Australia Day WA Community Citizen of the Year Awards

Media Release 29 January 2018

​Celebrating Australia Day 2018, the City’s annual Morning Ceremony officially welcomed 71 new citizens and recognised outstanding members of the local community.

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Australia Day 2018 important traffic and parking information for residents

News Update 16 January 2018

Important traffic and parking information for residents living in or near the event zone on Australia Day 2018.

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Safety at community events

News Update 16 January 2018

Local festivals and fun summer events often come with large crowds. Losing sight of your child at a large event can be heart-stopping. However, a good safety plan can make sure your day doesn’t end in tears.

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