Australia Day Geraldton & Mullewa

Australia Day 2019

Australia Day is right around the corner and its set to be another massive celebration at the Geraldton Foreshore complete with something for everyone! With activities happening right around the clock, Geraldton Foreshore-goers can enjoy beach yoga, surf lessons on land, bouncy castles, vintage car display, petting zoo, henna, face painting and loads more of other free activities.

Mullewa will celebrate all-things Australian at the swimming pool where members of the community can enjoy free entry, a barbecue breakfast, entertainment throughout the morning including giant yard games, slip ‘n’ slide, pool inflatables and live music.

At 8.30pm the sky will ignite with an epic fireworks show thanks to the generous support of Midwest Nissan. 

Be sure to check out our SnapChat filter on the day and if you are posting to social media, include the tag #AussieDayGero to feature! 

Facebook event with live updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/707052509668423/ 

Midwest Nissan Fireworks Display

Australia Day Main Stage lineup:

2.30PM Cheer & Dance Intensity performances
3.00PM MC Julian Canny
Welcome to Country
MC introduce Councillor Bob Hall 
Flag raising ceremony and National Anthem
Citizen of the Year Awards
4.50PM MC to welcome to CGG Family Concert
4.55PM Born 2 Sing
5.40PM Creative Euphorium games
5.50PM Jetpack
6.35PM Creative Euphorium dance off
6.45PM Rollercoast
7.30pm MC to introduce headline act
7.40PM Headline act - SWITCH
8.25PM Councillor Hall to windup celebrations
8.30PM Fireworks thanks to Midwest Nissan
8.40PM Headline act - SWITCH

Program highlights:

Champion Bay Surf Lifesaving Club Open Water Challenge Swim

SLSWA Ocean Swim Series has various categories from junior, team or individual. Registrations can be done on the day between 7am and 8am or you can email your interest to champions@westnet.com.au.

Find out more via the Champion Bay Surf Life Saving Club's Facebook page

Where: Champion Bay 

Time: 7am - 4pm

Cost: FREE

Champion Bay Surf Life Saving Club Open Water Challenge Swim

Rotary Club of Geraldton Seniors' Afternoon Tea and Concert

Seniors of the Midwest are welcome to join the Rotary Club of Geraldton for a free afternoon tea and live performances by the Geraldton City Band and other local free entertainers.

Where: QEII Centre, 88 Durlacher Street 

Time: 2pm - 4pm 

Cost: FREE

Beach Yoga

Two different types of yoga will be taking place throughout the day! Come and try some casual, relaxing and fun beach yoga for free. Suitable for all levels and children are welcome. You can also catch a demo of SUP yoga afterwards! 

Where: Front Beach

Time: 1pm - 2.15pm

Cost: FREE

Beach Yoga

Ultimate Water Sports

Ultimate Water Sports has the largest range of water sports activities in one place for your entertainment. The two person glass bottom kayaks and four person pedal boats are sure to be a hit as well as other activities including fly boarding, the jetpack jet-ski hire, guided tours, wakeboarding, water-skiing, wake foiling, knee boarding, tubing, stand up paddle boarding and kayaking. Book a spot: admin@ultimatewatersports.com.au 

Where: Front Beach 

Time: 7am - 6pm 

Ultimate Water Sports

Geraldton Yacht Club

Come down to the beach in front of the Geraldton Yacht Club to experience the joys of sailing. Eager sailors will be on hand with boats and safety equipment to ensure you enjoy the ride! Wear something that can get wet, bring along your towel, sunscreen, hat and most importantly a whole lot of enthusiams. Registrations open on the day. 

Where: Front Beach

Time: 9am - 12pm

Cost: FREE

Midwest Surf School

Improve your surfing while on land with Midwest Surf School. You'll be surfing barrels in no time. 

Where: Grassed area near Lot 601

Time: 10am - 2pm

Cost: FREE

Midwest Surf School

Kids Beach Party

Join the Champion Bay Surf Lifesaving Club and Rotary Club of Geraldton for the annual Australia Day Kids Beach Party. Grab a free sausage sizzle and a slice of cake kindly created and donated by the Greenough Regional Prison. There will be races, slippery slides and bouncy castles galore! 

Where: Champion Beach Lifesaving Hut

Time: 8am - 1pm 

Cost: FREE

Kids Beach Party

Batavia Coast Veteran and Classic Vehicle Club Display

The Batavia Coast Veteran and Classic Vehicle Club will once again host the "Aussie Icons" car show on the Foreshore. They don't make em anymore so come along and see all your favourite Holdens, Falcons and Valiants from 1948 to 2017. If you have an "Aussie Icon" you would like to display, call Steve on 0455 456 812 to book your spot.

Where: Grassed area near Dome Cafe

Time: 8am - 2pm

Cost: FREE

Vintage Car Display

Midwest Nissan Fireworks Display

With a large fireworks display expected to fill our skies, you'll want to make sure you have front row seats on the Geraldton Foreshore for this enchanting spectacle. The Esplanade will be closed to the public from 12pm to allow for the setup.

Where: Front Beach

Time: 8.30pm

Cost: FREE

Midwest Nissan Fireworks Display

Download the Australia Day map of celebrations.

For more information please contact the Events Team on (08) 9956 6600 or email events@cgg.wa.gov.au

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