Townsville City Council presents a free community event and fun day in celebration of Australia Day. The morning’s schedule of events will include a fun run, free Aussie breakfast, Citizenship Ceremony, State Flag Raising Ceremony with 21-gun salute and Australian Defence Force flypast, and will conclude with the Australia Day Awards Ceremony.
6:00am - Fun Run registrations open
7:00am - Townsville Aussie Day Fun Run start
8:00am - Fun Run presentations followed by free Aussie breakfast, Car display, Free Children's Amusements, Food Court
8:30am - Citizenship ceremony
9:00am - Live Entertainment starts
10:00am - State Flag Raising Ceremony followed by 21-gun salute and flypast
11:00am - Australia Day Awards Ceremony
1:00pm - Event finish
The 2018 Australia Day Flag Raising Ceremony is presented by the Townsville City Council in partnership with the Queensland Government. The Ceremony is assisted by the Australian Government through the National Australia Day Council.
Townsville City Council would like to acknowledge the Australian Defence Force for their support towards the Flag Raising Ceremony.