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Welcome to Blacktown City Australia Day

Blacktown City is ready to celebrate Australia Day, 2016, with many great events on offer throughout the day.

The day will commence with the Wake Up with the Wildlife Breakfast at Featherdale Wildlife Park. Tickets go on sale from 8.00am on Tuesday 12 January, so get in early to avoid disappointment!

Following the breakfast, the Australia Day Awards and Citizenship Ceremony, will be held. Where Blacktown will embrace our new citizens to the city. Don’t forget to nominate for your Australian of the Year!

The day doesn’t end there with the best yet to come! Bring your family and friends and enjoy an evening at The Rooty Hill, with the Concert and Fireworks Spectacular! Featuring The McClymonts, Jason Owen, At Sunset, VTribe, free amusement rides and so much more! 

With a new addition to the days entertainment,the Australiana Village featuring Sheep Shearing, Whip Cracking, Sheep dog trials and Wood chopping!

For more information on any of the Australia Day events, please contact Council's Events Team on 9839 6000.

Australia Day 2016 is proudly supported by: Featherdale Wildlife Park, Channel 9 and the Australia Day Council.


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Upcoming Events

  • Australia Day Awards

    04 September 2015 - 15 January 2016

    2015 Australia Day Citizen of the Year Awards

  • Wake Up with the Wildlife Breakfast

    26 January 2016 - 26 January 2016

    Celebrate Australia Day with breakfast at Featherdale Wildlife Park!

  • Citizenship Ceremony

    26 January 2016 - 26 January 2016

    New Citizens will be able to take part in a special ceremony on Australia Day!

  • Australia Day Concert and Fireworks

    26 January 2016 - 26 January 2016

    Australia Day Concert and Fireworks Spectacular!


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