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‘What’s On’- Australia Day in the Tweed Shire for Families

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Australia Day is nearly here, and what better part of the world to celebrate how lucky we are in this country than our own gorgeous backyard here in the Tweed Shire?!

We’re spoiled for choice when it comes to beaches, picnic areas and pools, and our communities sure know how to throw a party. We’ve complied a list of fun, family-friendly events that would love to welcome you to celebrate Australia Day with them. Read on for more details …

Also See >> ‘What’s On’- Australia Day Gold Coast 

‘What’s On’- Australia Day Tweed Shire

What: Australia Day @ Seagulls, Tweed Heads 2023

Where: Seagulls Club
Join Seagulls for Australia Day with live music from The Bearded Dragons, an Australia Day raffle, lamington espresso martinis and more! Bring the crew for a feed, some drinks and some live music

What: Australia Day Celebration hosted by Rotary Club Mt Warning, Murwillumbah 2023

Where: Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre – Murwillumbah

When: 26 JANUARY

Rotary Club Mt Warning AM Murwillumbah is hosting a FREE community event at Tweed River Aquatic Centre in conjunction with NADC (National Australia Day Council). Tickets include: FREE entry to the Aquatic Centre, sausage sizzle, lamingtons and ice cream, cultural activities and entertainment. The event runs from 10am – 2pm.

Australia day with kids beachside
Australia day with kids beachside

What: Tweed Shire Australia Day Awards 2023

When: 26 JANUARY 
The 2023 Tweed Shire Australia Day Awards and Citizenship Ceremony is an invitation only event for award nominees, new citizens, their family, friends and supporters. Award categories include: •Citizen of the Year •Community Event of the Year •Sporting Achievement •Volunteer of the Year •Young Achiever  of the Year.

What: Aussie Pride 2023

When: 26 JANUARY

Where: 2 Wharf St, Tweed Heads

Aussie Pride and Twin Towns Services Club join forces to celebrate Australia Day 2023 with all the great Aussie Rock classics! This free show starts at 5pm (Qld time) and finishes at 9pm. 

What: 2023 Australian Chinese Women’s Federation Australia Day Celebration 2023

When: 26 JANUARY

Where: Burleigh Head Senior Citizens Centre, 40 – 42 Matilda St, Burleigh Heads

Welcome to join us for the 2023 Australia Day Celebration. This free event includes a free lunch, lion dance  and culture performances and lucky door prizes. Event capped at 200 people and seat reservations are essential. 

Past Australia Day events

These events have not yet been confirmed for 2023 so check back for updates. 

What: Australia Day in Tyalgum  – TBC for 2023

Where: Tyalgum Village
Why: Australia Day in Tyalgum is a great day to see the village come together and celebrate our nation. The traditional events like the Australia Vs India Cricket match on Bruce Bartrim Oval will be taking place as well as the morning Street Parade. There will be Market stalls and live music through the village on the day. Local Cafe/restaurant Flutterbies celebrates 12 years of operation and local Australia Day awards will be given at a ceremony at the Tyalgum Hall. Come and join the fun!

What: Burringbar Family Fun Australia Day – TBC for 2023

Where: Burringbar Sports Club and Grounds
26 JANUARY @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Why: You are all invited to come to a Family Fun Day celebrating with Burringbar and District for Australia Day 2018 at the Burringbar Sports Club and Grounds. Proudly supported by Tweed Shire Council. A full program of fun and laughter. A great FAMILY day starting full of traditional fun games and a giant waterslide to keep cool.

What: Kingscliff Lions Australia Day Breakfast – TBC 2023

Where: Lions Park
26 JANUARY @ 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Why: Kingscliff Lions organise this breakfast for members of the Kingscliff community and visitors.Breakfast served from 7am. Flag raising ceremony, entertainment and Aussie games.

What: Tumbulgum Community Australia Day Celebration – TBC for 2023

Where: Brian Breckenridge Field
26 JANUARY @ 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Why: Free community BBQ breakfast, awards presentation, musical entertainment, craft workshops and “Aussie” inspired family activities prior to traditional cricket challenge. This event is free and alcohol free.

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Whatever you do, we wish you a safe happy and healthy day celebrating all the good things about this beautiful country where we live. Happy Australia Day!

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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