Australia Day events

Be part of Australia Day this Sunday 26 January 2020 at: 

Australia day at Cardinia Cultural Centre


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.

See full event information

Beaconsfield Australia Day family picnic and movie night
6pm to 10.30pm
Holm Park Recreation Reserve (oval one), Beaconsfield-Emerald Road

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
From 9am
Lang Lang Memorial Hall, 135 McDonalds Track 

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!