Australia Day Ceremony

Alice Springs Town Council extends an invitation to the people of Alice Springs to observe the Citizenship Ceremony proceedings being held on 26 January conducted by His Worship the Mayor Mr Damien Ryan, in conjunction with Australia Day Flag Raising & Citizenship Ceremony.

This Australia Day marks the 68th year of Australian citizenship, and Alice Springs will welcome approximately 95 new citizens.

WHEN: Thursday, 26 January 2017

VENUE: Civic Centre Courtyard, Todd Street

TIME: 7:30am to be seated by 7:25am

Celebrations for Australia Day include:

  • Flag raising ceremony.
  • Citizenship and Affirmation ceremonies.
  • Presentation of 2017 Australia Day Ambassador for Alice Springs, Mr Allan Sparkes CV, VA, best-selling author and mental health advocate.
  • Presentation of 2017 Australia Day Awards (Centralian Citizen of the Year, Young Centralian Citizen of the Year, Community of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Centralian Senior Citizen of the Year and Student Citizen Awards).
  • Presentation of winners of the Australia Day Family Fun Run & Walk – hosted by the Alice Springs Running and Walking Club; this event starts at 6:00am at the Todd Mall southern entrance .
  • Cutting of the cake to celebrate Australia Day and for the 26ers – people born on the 26 of January are invited to come along and cut the cake.
  • A free community sausage sizzle.

Friday, January 13, 2017 - 12:00