Australia Day in the Capital

Festivals and Celebrations

25 Jan 2022 to 26 Jan 2022 Annual Event

This Australia Day Canberrans are encouraged to come together to Reflect, Respect and Celebrate the Australian experience, from its origins millennia ago to today.

This event will commence with projections onto the National Carillon from 23 January featuring Australian of the Year recipients, followed by an intimate and meaningful First Nations event on the evening of 25 January, continuing into 26 January with vibrant displays of cultural diversity across the multiple stages and food tents located on Patrick White Lawns, John Dunmore Lang Place, Reconciliation Place and Commonwealth Place.

As the sun goes down the National Museum of Australia will conclude the activities around Australia Day in the national capital with a relaxed, family-friendly concert.

Event Dates

Annual Event

25 Jan 2022 to 26 Jan 2022

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Forrest Hotel and Apartments

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Parklands Hotel and Apartments

Dickson, Canberra

Blue and White Lodge exterior view from road

Blue and White Lodge

Downer, Canberra


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Barton, Canberra

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