Australia Day in Queanbeyan

Sunday 26 January 2020


The official festivities begin at 4pm with ceremonies, live music, food, drinks, face painting and rides for the kids. The evening culminates with an exciting fireworks display at 9pm.

Official Program:
Ambassador: Ben Farizanno - known for his work in raising awareness of mental health issues and his stellar effort at the 2018 Invictus Games.

Introduction by MC
Official flag raising - Queanbeyan Girl Guides and Queanbeyan Pipes and Drums
National Anthem led by Sing Australia Choir
Welcome address from Cr Tim Overall, Mayor of Queanbeyan-Palerang
Address from ambassador Ben Farinazzo
Sing Australia Choir
Citizenship Ceremony conducted by the Mayor
City of Queanbeyan Australia Day Awards
Cutting of the Australia Day Cake
Addresses by other official guests
Drawing of raffle - gift voucher from Queanbeyan City Travel and Cruise, valued at over AUD750 (winner must be present to claim the prize)
Sing Australia Choir

6pm Code Red
9pm Fireworks spectacular

Barbecue, soft drinks and ice creams available for purchase.
Free merry-go-round and jumping castle.
Free face painting and removable tattoos.

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