Planning your community event

Australia Day is driven by hundreds of community events that take place across the nation, generating immense community spirit and bringing people together.

Below are a range of resources to support and guide you through planning and delivery of your event.

Research

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Research your local community to create an Australia Day event  that is right for them.

Event Ideas

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Brainstorm ways to create events that engage a range of people, what they would value, what they would enjoy.

Engaging with youth

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Young people are very active participants in Australia Day. Here's some ideas to get them involved in your community events.

Inclusive events

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Australia is a dynamic, and multicultural nation. It’s important to reflect this in the way we celebrate Australia Day.

Sponsorship

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Sponsorship provides key support for Australia Day celebrations, making a difference to the shape and scale of your event. 

Risk Management

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Learn how to identify risks and outcomes and take steps to control their consequences when planning a community event.

Volunteers

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Volunteers play a vital role in many community events, including Australia Day.

Merchandise 

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A wide range of Australian themed products and clothing are available to purchase online through Aussie Merchandise.