Australia Day Celebrations

Celebrate Australia Day Wagga style with this great line up of events, courtesy of Wagga Wagga City Council

2019 Australia Day Events

THURSDAY 24 JAN 19

OUTDOOR MOVIE AT THE OASIS
7pm to 8.30pm
Oasis Regional Aquatic Centre
Bring your family, inflatables and a picnic to watch Greatest Showman. Free Entry from 7 pm – 8.30 pm, movie will commence once dark. no entry or pass outs after 8.30pm, no glass, alcohol or commercial food.

FRIDAY 25 JAN 19

AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS
7pm to 9.30pm
Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre.
The 2019 Wagga Wagga City Council Australia Day Awards is an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the contributions of our local legends . This free community event will include the announcement of Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year and The Walk of Honour award. Come along and enjoy a free concert form the Australian Army Band Kapooka and the national anthem competition finalists

SATURDAY 26 JAN 19 

TRIPLE M FREE COMMUNITY BREAKFAST
7am to 9am
Victory Memorial Gardens
Start your Australia Day celebrations with a delicious BBQ breakfast while listening to Triple MMM  broadcasting live.

AUSTRALIA DAY CITIZENSHIP CEREMONY
From 8.30am
Wagga Wagga Civic Centre Arcade
Join the Mayor of Wagga Wagga as he welcomes our newest Australian citizens to Australia, incoming citizen will be asked to take a pledge of commitment to Australia before being presented with a citizenship certificate.

HIT 93.1 FREE AUSTRALIA DAY CELEBRATIONS
7am to 10am
Victory Memorial Gardens
Celebrate all things Australian at a family friendly morning including buskers, a thong throwing competition, egg and spoon race, sack races, cricket, AFL target and more!

 

2019 Australia Day Ambassador 

Dane Simpson, Australia Day Ambassador Wagga Wagga 2019

The 2019 Wagga Wagga Australia Day Ambassador is Dane Simpson.

Dane Simpson is one of Australia’s rising stars in comedy.

He has toured around Australia doing various comedy shows. He has appeared on ABC’s Comedy UpLate.  In 2018, he starred in the hit standup comedy show “Aborigi-LOL” which sold out its entire season at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Dane also appeared at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala.  At the end of 2018 he toured Western Australia with his variety show “Great Danes”.  Dane Simpson performed at the Commonwealth Games Festival and you might have seen him on ‘Have you been paying attention?’.