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Australia Day

On Australia Day, we come together as a nation to celebrate our diverse society and landscape, our remarkable achievements and our bright future.

It is also a chance to reflect on our nation's history, and to consider how we can make Australia an even better place in future. 

City of Ryde presents the following Australia Day events:

City of Ryde Australia Day Ceremony

Time: 10am
Venue: North Ryde School of Arts Hall, 201 Coxs Road, North Ryde

Australia Day Ambassador address
Australia Day Ambassador, paralympian Erik Horrie will speak about what is great about Australia and being Australian.

Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year Announcement
Meet the local heroes whose actions mirror our national valued and have been nominated by residents for our top civic honours.

Citizenship Ceremony
Fifty local residents will become Australian citizens.  They will sing the National Anthem for the first time as Australians. Then there will be lamingtons and sausage rolls for all.

Australia Day Family Concert & Fireworks

Time: 5 - 9.30 pm
Venue: North Ryde Common, corner Twin and Wicks Roads, North Ryde
Cost: Free

There’s plenty of room for everyone.  Kid’s rides, hot food and refreshments.  Don’t miss it!  And remember … no glass in the park.

5.00 - 5.15 pm Jdance
5.15 - 6.00 pm In Pieces
6.00 - 6.10 pm Mayor’s Welcome and National Anthem
6.30 - 7.30 pm Kick (INXS Tribute Band)
8.00 - 9.00 pm Last Stand (Cold Chisel Barnes Band)
9.00 pm Xtreme Fireworks

Make a Splash!

Time: 10.00am - 5.45pm
Venue: Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre, 504 Victoria Road, Ryde, 8878 5111

Immerse yourself in Australia Day fun at the Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre. Surf Ryder, pool inflatables, family fun.

Australia Day celebrations are presented by City of Ryde Council.

Last updated on 25 January 2016