Australia Day events
Australia Day events - Sunday 26 January 2020
Be part of Australia Day this Sunday 26 January 2020 at:
- Cardinia Shire's flagship Australia Day event at Cardinia Cultural Centre in Pakenham
- one of the local community events held in townships across the shire. We proudly support some of these local events through our Festival and events grants program
- Cardinia Shire's Australia Day Award nominees for 2020 have been announced. The winners will be announced at the flagship event on Pakenham on Australia Day.
Cardinia Shire's Australia Day 2020 event
Presented by Cardinia Shire Council, with the support of local businesses and organisations.
Sunday 26 January 2020
Cardinia Cultural Centre
Lakeside Boulevard, Pakenham
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 Cr Jeff Springfield will announce the award nominees and winners in these categories:
- Citizen of the Year
- Senior Citizen of the Year
- Young Citizen of the Year
- Community Event of the Year
We will also welcome our newest citizens in our biggest citizenship ceremony of the year.
From 12 noon - Free activities and entertainment
Enjoy a range of free activities, with the generous support of local businesses and organisations. Food will also be available to purchase at the event.
Local Australia Day events around the shire
Bunyip & District Australia Day ceremony
9:30am to 11:30am
Bunyip Hall, 38 Main Street
Cockatoo Australia Day community breakfast and awards
7.30am to 10.30am
Alma Treloar Reserve amphitheatre, Pakenham Road
Koo Wee Rup Australia Day ceremony
8.15am to 10.30am
Koo Wee Rup Community Centre, Cochrane Park
Lang Lang Australia Day ceremony
Lang Lang Memorial Hall, 135 McDonalds Track
Australia Day events at pools in Cardinia Shire
On Saturday 25 January 2020, Cardinia Leisure is hosting Australia Day pool parties at its pools in Cardinia Shire from 11am to 2pm. Go dressed in your Australia Day outfit and join in the fun!