Think you’re the ant’s pants of the land Down Under lingo like our good mates below? Then you’d better get onto this faster than a rat up a drainpipe.
A time to reconnect and walk together
This Australia Day, the community is encouraged to Reflect, Respect and Celebrate our nation and our people – especially our strong sense of community as we work towards reconnecting.
Australia Day 2022 is a time to recognise the resilience of all Australians and to focus on what we can achieve when we move forward as a community and a unified nation.
Australia Day means different things to different people and everyone is encouraged to acknowledge Australia Day in a way that’s meaningful to them. We acknowledge the significant contribution that everyone makes to our nation, from First Nations people who have lived here for 65,000 years to our newest citizens who call Australia home.
Australia Day is an opportunity to celebrate our cultural diversity and rich migrant heritage, which is very much part of our unique Australian identity and has helped shape a nation proud of its strong and successful multiculturalism.
Regardless of our origins or our past, it’s a day for Australians from all backgrounds and communities to come together to share stories, embrace our diversity, and celebrate our unity.
We all belong, and we all contribute to this nation’s story and achievements.
Details on the Australia Day 2022 program will be announced soon.
Registrations are now open for eligible commercial vessels to participate in the Lit Vessels Parade.
Covered in colourful light rope, the Lit Vessels have an exclusive view of the on water show and prime position for the fireworks during Australia Day Live. These vessels will parade through Circular Quay as part of the show, with their lights programmed to synchronise with the music.
2021 Video Highlights
2021 Photo Highlights
Photos will be posted throughout the day. Browse more photos in the 2021 photo gallery.
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