Australia Day Events
The Breakfast on the Beach at Newport next to the surf club is great fun for the whole family!
After you've enjoyed your Australia Day breakfast why not cool off with a dip?
Fun for all ages!
Royal Motor Yacht Club hosts the annual Australia Day Parade of Sail
Welcome 40 of our newest citizens at the citizenship ceremony starting at 8am
Breakfast on the Beach, Newport Beach
The 2015 Australia Day celebrations were held at Bert Payne Reserve Newport with a BBQ breakfast, kids activities, face-painting, live music from the Sun Up Bush Band and vocalist Russell Pearce.
At the Citizenship Ceremony, the Hon Bronwyn Bishop MP, Member for Mackellar, Hon Rob Stokes, Member for Pittwater, NSW Minister for the Environment, Minister for Heritage, Minister for the Central Coast and assistant Minister for Planning, and all Pittwater Councillors welcomed 40 new citizens.
Our Australia Day Ambassador, Tracy Bevan (Ambassador and Director of The McGrath Foundation) gave a heartfelt address to our new citizens and all those who attended. The Pittwater Australia Day Awardees - Pittwater Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year (under 26 years) and Sportsperson of the Year, were also acknowledged. see the winners and nominees list.
All funds raised on the day benefit local service organisations such as the Pittwater Rotary, Lions, Zonta, Rural Fire Service and the SES.
Australia Day Parade of Sail
Newport's Royal Motor Yacht Club hosts the annual Australia Day Parade of Sail.
Local boatowners assembled at Careel Bay and sailed across Pittwater in a colourful flotilla, arriving in the afternoon at the Royal Motor Yacht Club.