Content

  • Art-related activities
    • Photography exhibition

 

  • Concerts
    • Battle of the bands
    • National anthem singing competition

 

  • Local spaces and environments      
    • Planting a tree
    • Acknowledging a physical place as a significant site

 

  • Inclusive events
    • Demonstration / peer teaching / workshops on culturally specific musical instrument/ game or sport

 

  • Engaging young people
    • Youth bands
    • ‘Still call Australia Home’ construction challenge with found materials—construct a shed or small building
    • Colouring in competition for small children (local paper may run this )

 

  • Eating and feasting            
    • Multicultural food stalls
    • Cooking demonstrations

 

  • Competitions for individuals
    • Anthem Singer competition (for Flag Raising/Citizenship ceremony etc.)
    • Most creative use of flags E.g. mural, mobile, cake decoration, apron, costume
    • Aussie themed crossword

 

  • Community and group team games
    • Australia Day Trivia Quiz (possible to team up with a local club, could run in conjunction with local paper)
    • Tug of war
    • Human machines/Iron man/Iron woman

 

  • Best Australia Day costume
    • Hats category
    • Contemporary category