What Australia Day is about

Australia Day is for all Australians, no matter where our personal stories began. Reflect on being Australian, celebrate contemporary Australia and recognise our history.

Plan your event!

Whether hosting friends and family or a large community gathering, everything you
need to know about planning your Australia Day event.


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On Australia Day it is important to respect the unique statusĀ of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


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Learn all about Australia Day through a series of specially produced educational resources.


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What drew Australians together to celebrate their national day and how has the day evolved?

Explore what your
State or Territory is doing for Australia Day