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 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
- 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
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
Australia Day Awards, nominations and winners
For more information go to the Australia Day Awards page