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Festival and Celebration Calendar
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Australia Day is the official National Day of Australia. Celebrated annually on 26 January, it marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British Ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales, and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at Sydney Cove by Governor Arthur Phillip.

The day is celebrated with family gatherings, picnics, barbecues, parades and fireworks.

Try some of these activities :

  • Find out about different animals that live in Australia
  • Learn about Australian landmarks ( Sydney Harbour Bridge / Ayers Rock )
  • Find Australia on a Map, how long might it take to get there
  • Colour Australian flag templates

Australia Day Website