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

This article will tell you what’s happening in the Tweed Shire on Australia Day for Families.

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 compiled 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 2024

Aussie Made Long Weekend @ Seagulls, Tweed Heads 2024

When: Entertainment across three days 

Where: Seagulls Club
The Aussie Made Long Weekend packs in entertainment across three days: Phil Guest performs on Friday from 4pm to 7pm, followed by raffles offering prizes like 40Kg of Scales Prawn Vouchers and meat trays. Saturday features the Bearded Dragons at 7:30pm. On Sunday from 12pm to 3pm, Lot Two hosts BBQ, BARK & BEATS, inviting guests to bring their dogs for smoker food and DJ Shanaya’s Aussie Hits, with a special cocktail hour from 12pm to 1pm.

Australia day with kids beachside
Australia day with kids beachside

Tweed Shire Australia Day Awards 2024

When: 25 January 

Tweed Shire Australia Day Awards and Citizenship Ceremony will be held on Thursday 25 January in response to the Australian Government giving local councils the flexibility to choose when to hold their ceremonies.

The awards provide an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate those who put back in to make a difference and those who make Tweed an easy place to live and love.

Award categories include: Citizen of the Year, Community Event of the Year, Sporting Achievement, Volunteer of the Year, Young Achiever of the Year and more.

2024 Australian Chinese Women’s Federation Australia Day Celebration

When: 26 January, 9am – 1pm

Where: Robina State High School 

The Chinese Women’s Federation invites you to celebrate this Australia Day with them! Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of China while enjoying delicious food, lively performances, and engaging activities. This in-person event promises an unforgettable experience for all ages. Mark your calendars and be part of this memorable celebration!

Australia Day at Tweed Heads waterfront

When: 26 January, 4.30pm – 8.30pm

Where: Tweed Heads waterfront, Jack Evans Boat Harbour

Bring the family and celebrate Australia Day on the Tweed Heads waterfront at sunset!

There will be 15 popular food trucks to explore, serving up tantalising meals, snacks and sweet treats to satisfy everyone’s taste buds.

Whilst the market is in full swing there are water activities, fishing, stand-up paddle boarding and a childrens playground to enjoy. Don’t forget to bring a picnic blanket and enjoy a chilled afternoon.

Murwillumbah Australia Day – Respect, Reflect, Celebrate 2024

When: 26 January, from 9am

Where: Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre

Bring your family to celebrate at Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre, with free entry for Swimming & Slide, Free Sausage sizzle, Drinks and Ice Blocks, Kids Activities and celebrations. The focus is on bringing the community together. Reflect on the year, pay respects, and celebrate with each other.

Australia Day Outdoor Movie

When: 26 January, 7:45pm

Where: The Salvo’s Centre Banora Point

Join the Banora Point’s Salvo’s in their backyard to celebrate Australia Day with a classic Aussie film – Finding Nemo! The movie starts at 7:45pm. Please note that this is a BYO event for snacks and chairs, and this is an alcohol free event. Perfect for your little ones!

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Have a happy Australia Day 2024!

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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