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Australian of the Year Awards and Concert

When:
Monday 25 January 2016, 5:00pm to 10:30pm

Location:
Lawns of Parliament House, Federation Mall, Capital Hill, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Australian of the Year Awards and Concert

The Australian of the Year Awards and Concert formally known as Australia Celebrates Live is back, bigger and better than ever this year. Pack your picnic rug, hat and your proud Aussie spirit and head to Parliament House early to reserve your spot on the lawns on Monday, 25 January.

This free concert has evolved into one of the country’s largest official Australia Day celebrations and is a mainstay of the Canberra events calendar.

Combined on one stage in front of Parliament House, the Australian of the Year Awards and Concert will bring together great Australians and great entertainment in one unforgettable event starting at 5:00pm, held on the lawn of Parliament House. 

Australian music legend Jimmy Barnes headlines the evening, promising to deliver his classic Australian rock anthems. Along with Jimmy Barnes, the concert will feature chart topping Australian artists Samantha Jade, Nathaniel, and Cyrus Villanueva. 

The Australian of the Year Awards and Concert is a free, family friendly event which is open to the public on the lawns in front Parliament House on 25 January 2016.

Gates will open at 5:00pm so get in early to grab a spot on the lawns and enjoy the evening’s program:

5:00pm – 7:00pm       Live music performances

7:00pm – 7:30pm       Roulettes display overhead

7:30pm – 9:00pm       Australian of the Year Awards 

9:00pm – 10:30pm      Live music performances

Lawns of Parliament House, Federation Mall, Capital Hill, Australian Capital Territory, Australia