2019 Australia Day Morning Ceremony

Morning Ceremony

Australia Day celebrations begins early with the City of South Perth's Morning Ceremony.

The day commences at 8am with the Flag Raising Ceremony which includes the delivery of the Australian flag, a blessing, the formal unfurling and then the raising of the Australian flag by the Australian Defence Forces.

The Citizenship Ceremony follows where guests are welcomed with a traditional Welcome to Country before being new Australian citizens are inducted. Members of the public are also invited to join in and reaffirm their citizenship pledge together with the City's newest Australians.

The proceedings also include a presentation of the Community Citizen of the Year Awards, acknowledging those individuals and organisations that make a notable contribution during the year, and/or those who have given outstanding service over a number of years.

The Ted Maslen Award is also presented to the student resident who achieves the highest score of all year 12 students within the City of South Perth.

Great Aussie Breakfast

The Great Aussie Breakfast is set to sizzle after the Morning Ceremony with the Rotary Club of Como, providing a BBQ breakfast. There will also be free entertainment. Tickets are $5 per person. 

All residents are welcome to attend.

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Key Details


26 January


From 8AM


Flag Pole
Sir James Mitchell Park
South Perth WA 6151
Flag Pole
Sir James Mitchell Park
Mill Point Road
South Perth WA


Civic and Community Events Officer

Event Website

Free Event

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