Australia Day

All around Australia, families will soon be celebrating everything that makes this country great - from our indigenous heritage and early pioneering days, right through to our modern success stories. Why not join in the... Read More


Australia Day Events for Families in South-East Queensland

Australia is a diverse and culturally rich nation, which means there’s a lot to be grateful for on Australia Day, and plenty of ways of celebrate! Here’s a few of the best Australia Day events for families that are happening around South-East Queensland and beyond. Australia Day at Victoria Park – Brisbane So much more …

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Australia Day South Bank 2017

If you’re wondering how to celebrate Australia Day this year, it looks like South Bank is the place to be! In addition to all the usual family-friendly attractions at South Bank, it will also be the location for the Great Australian Bites event, and the Australia Day fireworks! Great Australian Bites at South Bank Great …

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Great Australian Bites Queensland | Food & Music Festival

With food, fun and festivities, Great Australian Bites is a yummy and exciting food and music festival for the Australia Day long weekend! Held in four locations across the state, Great Australian Bites is set to bring Queensland communities together to celebrate Australia Day with beautiful, locally prepared Queensland produce, plus music and entertainment from …

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Easy No-bake Milo Cheesecake

Are you looking for an easy and delicious treat to make for this Australia Day or just a delicious dessert to whip up with your kids? Well this No-bake Milo cheesecake is easy, so yummy and very Aussie! We’ve created a really simple recipe that you can make in just minutes and what’s more, you …

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Celebrate Australia Day in the Moreton Bay Region

Australia Day is fast approaching and as the temperatures start to soar so too does our patriotic excitement for the land we are lucky enough to call our home.  If you are looking for a fitting way to celebrate our island paradise then this year you need look no further than our beautiful Moreton Bay Region. …

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The Best Australia Day Events For Brisbane Kids 2017

Where to find the best Australia Day events for families in Brisbane this year. Finishing off the summer school holidays with a bang, Australia Day provides the perfect opportunity for some family fun before it all gets serious again. The atmosphere surrounding Australia Day is always one of togetherness and positivity, so what better way …

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Fun Kangaroo Facts

Kangaroos are such an iconic Australian animal that they seem to be everywhere you look – Skippy re-runs on TV, staring back at you from a 50 cent piece and even in the sky on the tail of a Qantas plane! If your Brisbane Kid loves kangaroos, here’s the best places to spot one locally …

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17 Sweet Australia Day Food Ideas

On 26 January, we celebrate Australia Day — a time for reflecting on our history, embracing our diverse society and celebrating our nation. A major part of this is getting together with family and friends to share food, and these sweet treats are bound to be a big hit at any Australia Day celebration! 1. …

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16 Savoury Australia Day Foods

Our official national day is swiftly approaching (celebrated on 26 January), and what better way to embrace and celebrate our unique Australian culture than by sharing great food with friends and family? And with so many iconic Aussie dishes to choose from, there will definitely be something for everyone to enjoy! 1. Snags It wouldn’t …

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Top 10 games to play on Australia Day

Australia Day is all about sitting back and enjoying the Australian lifestyle, enjoying the spirit of the larrakin and have a bit of fun. Playing some games while waiting for the sausages to cook on the barbie is what it is all about! 1. Toss the Thong You will need chalk or some sort of …

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