Celebrate Australia Day in Kiama


Australia Day in Kiama - 26 January 2019

Rear View Girls on Beach with Australian Flag

Australia Day Breakfasts

Fabulous food and fun activities for everyone!

Gerringong - Old School Park - Cnr Fern & Belinda Streets  Headshot of man with australian flag banner in background

7.00amBacon & egg breakfast
7.30amJumping castle
8.00amFace painting - giant jenga - giant dominoes
10.00amLive music
10.30amNovelty games
African drumming (come & try workshop) 

Jamberoo - Kevin Walsh Oval - Churchill Street  two boys participating in three legged race

8.00amBacon & egg breakfast
8.30amLive music
9.00amNovelty games                
Prize giveaways
Aussie sports (friendly matches)                     

Kiama Downs - Jones Beach - North Kiama DrivePeople serving breakfast under a marquee

7.00amBacon & egg breakfast                                     
7.30amNovelty games
8.00amSand modelling competition                         
Prize giveaways
Jumping castle
9.00amFlag raising

Kiama - Coronation Park/Surf Beach - Manning StreetTemporary tattoo of Australia Flag being placed on childs arm

7.00amBacon & egg breakfast                                 
7.30amLive music
8.00amJumping castle
Face painting
9.00amBeach volleyball (friendly matches)                  
Prize giveaways

Australia Day Awards and Citizenship Ceremony

Gerringong Town Hall - 106 Fern Street

Mayor with 2017 Citizen of the Year

8.30amDidgeridoo player
8.35amWelcome address - Clr Mark Westhoff - Chair Australia Day Committee
8.40amWelcome to Country - Gwenda Jackson - Gerringong Elder
8.45amMayoral address - Clr Mark Honey - Mayor Kiama Council
8.50amAustralia Day Ambassador - Darren Coggan - singer & actor
9.00amCommunity Group of the Year presentation
9.05amSenior Citizen of the Year presentation
9.10amYoung Citizen of the Year presentation
9.15amCitizen of the Year presentation
9.20amCitizenship ceremony commences
9.40amNational Anthem performed by Darren Coggan
9.45amMorning tea

*All times listed above are approximate only.

Australia Day activities are proudly sponsored by Kiama Municipal Council and brought to you by our community partners:

  • Gerringong Lions Club
  • Gerringong Rotary Club
  • Jamberoo Red Cross
  • Jamberoo Rural Fire Brigade
  • Kiama Downs Surf Life Saving Club
  • Kiama Rotary Club
  • Kiama Surf Life Saving Club

Kiama Council is grateful for the support and assistance provided by our community partners to assist in making Australia Day in Kiama an enjoyable one.