Australia Day

2015 Australia Day Awards NOW OPEN!

Nominations for the 2015 Australia Day Awards are NOW OPEN.
All nominees that meet the criteria for the Awards will be recognised and the Award winners announced at the Official Ceremony on Saturday 24th January, held as part of the 2015 Wagga Wagga Australia Day celebrations.

Click here to nominate for the 2015 Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Ted Ryder Memorial Sports Award or the Walk of Honour and to read about our 2014 Award Recipients.

Nominations for inductees into the Sporting Hall of Fame, located at the Museum of the Riverina Botanic Gardens site, will open soon! Click here for more information on the Sporting Hall of Fame.

Australia Day Weekend of Events 2015

Planning for the 2015 Australia Day Celebrations is underway! More information will be coming soon but check out a sneak peak of events below:

There will be plenty to choose from with a jam packed three days of Australia Day Celebrations in the City.

Kicking off on Saturday 24th January there is the Picnic at the Oasis. This includes free entry from 2pm-6pm. Pack a picnic and relax by the pool.

Saturday evening will host the Wagga Wagga Australia Day Awards Ceremony and Concert at the Civic Theatre. Come along to enjoy the fantastic local talent the City has to offer and hear the announcements of the Wagga Wagga Australia Day Awards. This event runs from 7pm.

Sunday morning provides the perfect opportunity to wander the Victory Memorial Gardens and enjoying the Markets in the Park event. With activities for everyone including food and drink vendors, market stalls, entertainment, displays, amusements and more!

Sunday evening come back to the gardens to enjoy the Beyond Bank Movies in the Park. Stay tuned for the announcement of which movie will be screened.

On Australia Day itself, Monday 26th January, enjoy a free community breakfast in the Civic Precinct, followed by the Citizenship Ceremony in the Civic Centre forecourt.

Australia Day wouldn't be complete without the annual Star FM Talent Quest in the Civic Theatre from 1pm.

For more information call 1300 292 442 or email