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Published December 20th 2016
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Australia Day Celebration Zone
The Australia Day Celebration Zone in South Perth, image courtesy City of South Perth


Australia Day Triathalon and Dualthon
With a range of distances and categories from novices to serious runners, there is a suitable event for all ages and fitness types at this fun event. If you're not interested in participating, come along and support those that do.

When: Thursday 26th January, 2017 from 5am-10am
Where: Point Walter, Honour Ave, Bicton
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Australia Day, Mandurah
It will be an early start in Mandurah with a cooked breakfast ($5) and plenty of live music. There will be a citizenship ceremony plus local Citizen of the Year awards. Afterwards stay for the huge flotilla of boats that will fill the estuary.

When: Thursday 26th January, 2017 from 7am-11am
Where: Mandurah Eastern foreshore
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Australia Day Beach Festival
Head down to Coogee Beach for the Australia Day Beach Festival. There will be a free sausage sizzle, a watermelon eating competition, sandcastle building, rides and games and live music and performances.

When: Thursday 26th January, 2017 from 8am-12noon
Where: Coogee Beach Reserve, Powell Rd, Coogee
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Australia Day breakfast at South Perth


Combined Council Event
Traditionally the councils of Cottesloe, Mosman Park and Peppermint Grove do a combined Australia Day celebration, and this year it is Cottesloe's turn to host. There will be a citizenship ceremony plus a free breakfast for all.

When: Thursday 26th January, 2017 from 8am
Where: Cottesloe Civic Centre, Broome Street Cottesloe
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Australia Day Festival, City of Cambridge
With a free breakfast courtesy of the Floreat Lions Club, kids entertainment and more, this will be a family event under the shady gums at Perry Lakes.

When: Thursday 26th January, 2017 from 8am-12.30am
Where: Perry Lakes Reserve, Floreat
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Australia Day Morning Ceremony
The City of South Perth's Morning Ceremony at Sir James Mitchell Park will be one of the few events open to the general public to witness and participate in by affirming your loyalty and commitment to Australia and its people by taking the Australian citizenship affirmation. The morning also includes a flag raising ceremony, a citizenship ceremony, a traditional welcome to country, and presentation of the Citizen of the Year awards. A BBQ breakfast ($5) will be provided by Rotary.

When: Thursday 26th January, 2017 from 8am-9.30am
Where: Sir James Mitchell Park, South Perth
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Skyworks
City of Perth Skyworks


Australia Day Celebration Zone
The Australia Day Celebration Zone in South Perth will provide a day of free entertainment for families, with more than 100 free activities spread over the foreshore. There will be activities suitable for everyone from toddlers to seniors. There will also be a range of food vendors as well as ample shade and picnic areas for families to enjoy. This is an alcohol and smoke free event and will become one of the most popular viewing areas for the Skyshow later that night.

When: Thursday 26th January, 2017 from 3pm-7.30pm
Where: Sir James Mitchell Park, South Perth
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City of Perth Australia Day Events
In Langley Park (3pm - 7.45pm) there will be a water playground, carnival rides, petting zoo, and international food market and Rotary sausage sizzle.

Air and Water Show: Between 3.30 and 7.50pm look to the skies over the Swan River for an air show and between 4.30 and 7.30pm look to the water for a huge Water Regatta.

Between 3-7.30pm in the Supreme Court Gardens there will be a Birak indigenous concert

When: Thursday 26th January, 2017 from 3pm-8.30pm
Where: various locations
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Australia Day Skyworks
Perth's favourite free event, the Australia Day Fireworks will once again dazzle the city, hosted by the City of Perth, Lotterywest, Channel Seven and Mix 94.5. The Perth Skyworks has now become the largest Australia Day celebration in the country with free entertainment all day including air shows, water shows, free concerts, entertainment and of course the amazing fireworks.

When: Thursday 26th January, 2017 from 8pm
Where: Fireworks will be launched from city buildings and over the Swan River and visible from viewing locations in Kings Park, South Perth, Elizabeth Quay and the city parks and foreshore.
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Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour
Fremantle Council may have decided to try something new in Freo this year, but that isn't stopping local businesses from chipping in and making their own day and night of celebrations. Details are to be finalised, but they plan on holding their own fireworks at the Fishing Boat Harbour.

When: Thursday 26th January, details to follow
Where: Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour
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Armadale Australia Day
Australia Day Celebrations in Armadale


Australia Day in Armadale
There will be a family friendly celebration in Armadale with an evening of festivities and fireworks. Bring a picnic, enjoy the water park and carnival rides, grab some dinner at the food market and listen to live music. The night will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display.

When: Thursday 26th January, 2017 from 5pm-9pm
Where: Minnawarra Park, Armadale
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One Day in Fremantle
One Day in Fremantle


Australia Day - One Day in Fremantle
Something new and different on the Australia Day line-up, the City of Fremantle will be celebrating the multicultural diversity of our country, two days after the national event with a feast of music, culture and conversation. This will be a family-friendly and culturally inclusive event, designed as an alternative to traditional celebrations (with no fireworks), with live music from John Butler, Dan Sultan and Mama Kin.

When: Saturday 28th January, from 2pm-8pm
Where: Esplanade Reserve, Fremantle
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Why? Because we love Australia
When: Thursday January 26th to Saturday 28th, 2017
Where: Across Perth
Cost: Most events are totally free
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Hello

The City of Armadale Australia Day Celebrations website is actuallyhttps://www.armadale.wa.gov.au/events/australia-day-armadale

Regards,
Lauren Carr
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