Australia Day - Queanbeyan

Next date: Sunday, 26 January 2020 | 04:00 PM to 09:00 PM

The Australia Day Ambassador for this year is Tim Shaw. Tim is an award winning journalist with 25 years working in the Australian and international media as a host, presenter, commentator, producer, MC & keynote speaker. Tim has been an Australia Day Ambassador fro the Australia Day Council since 1995


The official ceremony will be commencing at 4.00pm.

  • Introduction by MC
  • Official flag raising - Queanbeyan Girl Guides and Queanbeyan Pipes & Drums
  • National Anthem led by Sing Australia Choir
  • Welcome address and introduction of Ambassador by Cr Tim Overall, Mayor
  • Address by Australia Day Ambassador
  • Presentation to the Ambassador
  • Choral item - Sing Australia Choir
  • Citizenship Ceremony conducted by the Mayor
  • City of Queanbeyan Australia Day Awards
  • Cutting of the Australia Day Cake by Mayor, Ambassador and Citizen of the Year
  • Addresses by other official guests
  • Choral item - Sing Australia Choir


  • Live entertainment by Code Red from 6.30pm 
  • There will be a BBQ, soft drinks and ice creams available for purchase
  • Free merry-go-round and jumping castle
  • Free face painting  and removable tattoos

The decision has been made to not include fireworks in this years celebrations - instead funds will be put towards a donation to bushfire relief.


  • Saturday, 26 January 2019 | 04:00 PM - 09:30 PM
  • Sunday, 26 January 2020 | 04:00 PM - 09:00 PM


Queanbeyan Park, Lowe Street, Queanbeyan 2620  View Map

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