Cardinia Shire Australia Day 2019 celebration

  • Date: 26 January 2019
  • Location: Cardinia Cultural Centre , Lakeside Boulevard, Pakenham
  • Time: 11.00am–4.00pm
  • Cost: Free

Enjoy a range of free and low cost food, activities, amusements and entertainment at Cardinia Shire's flagship Australia Day celebration.

11am to 12 noon - Awards and citizenship ceremony

Cardinia Shire’s Australia Day Awards recognise: 

  • people who make an important contribution to our local community
  • an outstanding local community event.

Cardinia Shire Mayor, Councillor Graeme Moore will announce the award nominees and winners in the categories:  

  •  Citizen of the Year
  •  Senior Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Event of the Year

We will also welcome our newest citizens in our biggest citizenship ceremony of the year. 

From 12 noon - Activities and entertainment 

Enjoy a range of free and low cost food, activities, amusements and entertainment, including: 

  • free community barbecue (sausages, vegie burgers, hot dogs)  and other food  and drinks. Ice creams and coffee available for purchase. 
  • RAAF air display
  • Free rides and amusements including face painting, henna art, balloon twisting, animal petting farm, jumping castles, reptiles,  chair-o-plan, mini ferris wheel, pony rides and pony petting
  • performances from the Indian Association Cardinia Casey.