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Salute to Australia

When

Date
26 January 2017
Time
11:45am – 12:01pm

Where

Around Sydney Harbour
Sydney NSW

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Watch our armed forces pay tribute to our great southern land and join choirs in the singing of the national anthem.

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Accessible event

$Free access

The Salute to Australia is the ceremonial moment of the Sydney Harbour program, with the Australian Army, Royal Australian Navy and Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) conducting a tri-service Salute.

The ceremony also features mass choirs at key vantage points around the inner harbour. 

The salute will be received by the Governor of New South Wales on HMAS Canberra, as our armed forces combine their efforts to pay tribute to our great southern land.

SCHEDULE

  • From 10:45am until 12:15pm – HMAS Canberra positioned in Sydney Cove between the icons of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House.
  • 11:45am  Prelude to Salute from the big sound system.
  • 11:57am  21 Gun Salute at Bradfield Park.
  • 12 noon  Join choirs in the singing of the national anthem at Hickson Road Reserve, Overseas Passenger Terminal, Sydney Opera House, Bradfield Park or from your vantage point.
  • 12:01pm  RAAF finale and handling display.
  • 12:05pm  Tug & Yacht Ballet

KEY VANTAGE POINTS

ACCESSIBLE VIEWING AREA AND FACILITIES

People with disability or limited mobility can register to watch the harbour celebrations from the accessible viewing area at the Overseas Passenger Terminal

Accessible toilets for people with disability and limited mobility will be available at this event. 

For more information, please contact the Event Access and Inclusion Manager

DOS AND DON'TS

DO NOT BYO. BYO alcohol and glass are not permitted in Darling Harbour, The Rocks, Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay, including the Overseas Passenger Terminal and Dawes Point.

DO check out the health and safety tips

 

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