What to do on Australia Day


Pic: StoryBridgeHotel

Australia’s Day is held annually on January 26. It’s a fun day where anything from barbecues to fireworks, flag raising, smoke ceremonies and cockroach races are held to celebrate living in such a fantastic country. There are plenty of things to do on Australia Day. Here are some ideas so you too can join in the fun. In 2014 the Australia Day public holiday will be on January 27.

* The World Championship Cockroach Races are held every year on January 26 at the Story Bridge Hotel in Brisbane. Gates open at 11am. This is one crazy day where “pain is everything and victory is eternal”! Continue reading

Australian style: Celebrating Australia Day downunder

Question: What is there to do on Australia Day?
Answer: Plenty!

On January 26 every year Australians celebrate their national day at the beach, in backyard cricket, at barbecues, cockroach races, flag raising and fireworks. All and sundry are welcome to a number of key public events, or you can simply make up your own. The key is to enjoy yourself. You don’t have to be an Aussie. Here are some of the big events: Continue reading