Your guide to Australia Day in Canberra 


Vegemite toast.

711 meat pie.

Damper, also known as bush bread.

Add tomato sauce to everything.

Prawns on the barbie.


Have a shower beer – no craft beer allowed.

Grog from your ute tray which you have turned into a communal esky.


Backyard cricket.

Wear your cork hat and thongs.

Refer to every one as ‘mate.’

Watch ‘The Castle.’

The listen to Triple J’s Hottest 100.

Hit the surf and end up on Bondi Rescue.

Sleep under the stars (in a swag).


Visit the NGA Australian Impressions exhibit.

Burrunju Art Gallery tour or dot paining work shop.

Walk among the thousands of specifies of Australian plants at the Botanical Gardens and have a picnic under the eucalypts.