Australia Day 2020 is a big one. It’s the first one of this new decade, and you can expect locals to go big on celebrations all over the country. From outdoor music fests and parties, to Australia Day Harbour cruises, there are tons of cool ways to enjoy this historic day. With so many choices on how to celebrate the...
- Darwin's beer can regatta day was held yesterday with all its usual and customary colour and fanfare. The event has been running since 1974 when over 60 competed and about 22,000 people attended the event. At the time, that was almost half of Darwin's population! So what is the Darwin Beer can regatta day all about? Well in 1972, Swan Breweries asked Paul Rice-Chapman to come up with a "Water" festival to help promote the brand. What could be more Aussie than a beer can regatta to celebrate and promote a beer company? Nowadays, the event has a very family friendly focus and feel about it although the large crowds haven't forgotten the history behind it.
- A few days ago I put forward the question 'what 2 things are most important on Australia Day'. In essence what I was asking really was, what makes us Australian - what is it that defines us as a nation and lets the rest of the world know who we are and what we stand for?
- When the sun rises on January 26 2016 the people of Australia wake up and prepare to celebrate their national day. Will you be ready?
- On 26 January, Australia celebrates their national day, and in Sydney the world's most beautiful harbour comes alive, with the majority of Australia Day events and activities happening on or around the harbour. Experience the excitement and get amongst the action with an Australia Day Cruise