Australia Day

On Australia Day we celebrate all the things we love about Australia: land, sense of fair go, lifestyle, democracy, the freedoms we enjoy but particularly our people.

Australia Day is about acknowledging and celebrating the contribution that every Australian makes to our contemporary and dynamic nation. From our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people  - who have been here for more than 65,000 years - to those who have lived here for generations, to those who have come from all corners of the globe to call our country home.

The marking of 26 January is an important date in Australia's history and has changed over time: starting as a celebration for emancipated convicts and evolving into what is now a celebration of Australia that reflects the nation's diverse people.

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The District Council of Ceduna celebrate Australia Day by acknowledging recipients of their Australia Day Awards with a morning ceremony held at the Ceduna Sailing Club Lawns.

Celebrations start at 8:00am with Flag Raising, Award Presentations, Guest Speaker and Citizenship Ceremonies, followed by a FREE Big Aussie Breakfast.