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It doesn't get more ‘Aussie' than Council's Australia Day Family Fun Day on January 26.

Each year family and friends can celebrate Australia Day at Council's major public Australia Day celebration. 

In 2018 Gladstone Tondoon Botanic Gardens will take centre stage as the venue for Council's free Australia Day Family Fun Day to incorporate water play elements. 

2018 free Australia Day Family Fun Day
Friday, January 26
Gladstone Tondoon Botanic Gardens

Water play will be a major feature of Council’s 2018 celebrations so don't forget your swimmers, towel, thongs, sunscreen, hats and sun-safe shirts.

The fun will include:

  • various water play and children’s activities,
  • giant slip and slide,
  • inflatable games,
  • water slides,
  • a pirate ship,
  • basketball,
  • baseball,
  • darts,
  • live music,
  • bush poetry,
  • a celebrity barbecue cook-off,
  • flag raising ceremony,
  • 1000 free sausages,
  • cash only food vendors will also operate. 

Car parking

  • In the LNG car park alongside Gladstone Tondoon Botanic Gardens (no fee)
  • Parking also available in the Meteors Sports Club grounds (gold coin donation).