2022 photo gallery
First Nations at first light
At dawn on Australia Day 2022, the Sydney Opera House shone brightly with First Nations artwork of the Goanna Songline (Ngintaka Inma) by acclaimed Western Desert artist and elder Yadjidta David Miller. Shortly after first light, the Aboriginal flag was raised alongside the Australian flag on the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Dawn Reflection and much of the Sydney program is guided by First Nations representatives and features many First Nations artists and performers showcasing the richness and historical significance of culture through modern and meaningful programming.
WugulOra Morning Ceremony
WugulOra, meaning ‘One Mob’, is a special moment on January 26 acknowledging our shared history and the traditional custodians of the land.
Salute to Australia
Salute to Australia recognises and celebrates the contributions of many Australians. It includes a stirring 21-gun 'Salute to Australia' by the Royal Australian Navy, Australian Army and Royal Australian Air Force.
Australia Day Live at Sydney Opera House
Unforgettable musical performances by top Aussie talent choreographed with a spectacular fireworks display, a flotilla of yachts and jet-skis.