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Australia Day 2018 events in the Byron Hinterland

australia Day 2018 Byron Bay hinterland events

There are many Australia Day events happening this coming Australia Day - Friday 26th January 2018:


The 'Great' Duck Race

  • Time: 12pm - 7pm
  • Where: Richmond River at Fawcett Park, Ballina.
  • Live entertainment, market stalls, food vans, pony rides, face painting and so much more. Great for a family day out.

Ballina RSL - Australia Day

  • Time: From 8am to close
  • Where: 1 Grant Street, Ballina
  • Buffet Breakfast, arts & crafts, fishing competition, sausage sizzle, face painting, more buffet and live entertainment.

Brunswick Heads

Breakfast in the Park (Combined Services of Brunswick Valley)

  • Time: 7:00am - 10:00am
  • Where: Housie Tent, Banner Park, Brunswick Heads
  • Breakfast $5, free Australian flags, live music, singalong

Byron Bay

  • Breakfast in the Park (Rotary Club of Byron Bay)
  • Time: 7.30am - 11.00am
  • Where: Next to the Byron Bay Surf Club, Main Beach
  • Light refreshments, free Australian flags, live entertainment

Australia Day Paddle (Byron Bay Surf Club)

  • Time: 8:00am registration open with 10am paddle start
  • Where: Wategos to Main Beach
  • $10 entry fee with presentations after the paddle

Celebration of the Survival of Indigenous Culture (The Sisters for Reconciliation)

  • Time: 11.00am - 3.00pm
  • Where: Byron Bay Main Beach Park, Cavanbah/Byron Bay
  • Alcohol free event, music and dancing, kids activities


Breakfast and Bexhill Hall

  • Time: from 7am
  • Where: Bexhill Hall
  • Bacon and eggs rolls, sausage sizzle, damper, tea and coffee served up for your Australia Day breakfast.


Australia Day Double Header - Music on The Deck

  • Time: 4pm - 12am
  • Where: Dunoon Sports Club Presents
  • It will be a day for the whole family, singles, party goers and just anybody that enjoys Aussie rock.

Lennox Head

The official Ballina Shire Australia Day ceremony

  • Time: 10am - 12noon
  • Where: Lennox Head Community Centre
  • Special Guest Address by Jessica Watson OAM
  • Free bus service available


Australia Day Rockabilly at The Tatts

  • Time: from 3pm
  • Where: New Tattersalls Hotel
  • Get ready to rock n roll with The Linelockers this Australia Day. Great food, cold beer and live music. Bring your dancin' shoes.


Nimbin swimming pool Olympics

  • Time: 10am
  • Where: 25 Sibley Street, Nimbin
  • Featuring synchronised swimming competitions, The Great Marathon Float, poolside fashion parade, fun races & a surprise event.

Survival day festival with Emily Wurramara

  • Time: 1pm
  • Where: Nimbin Bush Theatre
  • The Nimbin Bush Theatre proudly presents a day to celebrate the survival of the worlds oldest living culture on January 26, presenting Indigenous performers and Ceremony.

Ocean Shores

Official Ceremony - by invitation (OSCA)

  • Time: 11.00am - 1.00pm
  • Where: Ocean Shores Country Club
  • Australia Day Ambassador, Australia Day Address, Community Awards, Citizenship Ceremony

Aussie BBQ (Ocean Shores Community Association)

  • Time: 4.00pm - 6.00pm
  • Where: Ocean Shores Public School
  • Free Sausage sizzle, ice pops, cake, drinks, Australian flags, music, mullet throwing championship, singalong, rainforest walk
  • For more details contact 6680 1108 or

Suffolk Park

Fun Afternoon (Byron Rural Fire Brigade)

  • Time: 12 noon - 4.00pm
  • Where: Gaggin Park, Alcorn Street, Suffolk Park
  • Free Sausage sizzle, cake, drinks, free Australian flags, children's entertainment, music






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