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 Australia Day Ceremony
Venue: Ryde Civic Hall, 1 Devlin Street, Ryde
The 2015 Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year will be announced at our special Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony and we will welcome new citizens.
There will also be an address by our Australia Day Ambassador, Tracey Spicer.
This year the ceremony will be held at Ryde Civic Hall. Light refreshments will be available at the conclusion of the Ceremony.
Australia Day at Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre
Time: 11am - 3pm
Venue: Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre, 504 Victoria Road, Ryde
Cost: see RALC entry prices
Immerse yourself in Australia Day at the RALC! There'll be pool inflatables, games, prizes, giveaways and plenty of fun for the whole family. Free sausage sizzle (one per person, while stocks last).
For more information call 8878 5111.
Family Concert and Fireworks
NOTE: The Australia Day Concert and fireworks is still going ahead. For latest updates follow us on twitter
Time: 5 - 9pm
Venue: North Ryde Common, corner Twin and Wicks Roads, North Ryde
Join the community to celebrate Australia at the City of Ryde's annual family concert at North Ryde Common.
Come dressed as your favourite Aussie icon. There'll be rides, sports, food stalls and a great line up of entertainment, ending with a spectacular firework display.
5.00 - 5.45pm: Katie & Ben
5.45 - 5.50pm: Mayor’s Welcome and National Anthem
5.50 - 6.10pm: Jdance
6.15 - 7.15pm: Band Down Under
7.45 - 9.00pm: The Whispering Jack Show – a tribute to the music of John Farnham
9.00pm: Xtreme Fireworks
Special Guest: The Whispering Jack Show
Page Last Updated: 17 December 2014