Columns
10 years on Image

10 years on

August 2008 Issue 34:
Read more >>

Away from the desk Image

Away from the desk

The little bent tree
Read more >>

Chamber update Image

Chamber update

Upcoming events in Docklands
Read more >>

Docklander Image

Docklander

Water views work for local novelist
Read more >>

Docklands Secrets Image

Docklands Secrets

Politician disrespects us
Read more >>

Fashion Image

Fashion

Top five street style trends
Read more >>

Health and Wellbeing Image

Health and Wellbeing

Winning at winter health and fitness
Read more >>

Letters Image

Letters

Letters to the Editor
Read more >>

New Businesses Image

New Businesses

NeoLemonade and Melbourne Cellar Door
Read more >>

Owners Corporation Law Image

Owners Corporation Law

OC discriminated against a disabled owner
Read more >>

Pets Corner Image

Pets Corner

Sooky Romeo loves the attention
Read more >>

SkyPad Living Image

SkyPad Living

Vertical democracies
Read more >>

Street Art Image

Street Art

A reactionary world
Read more >>

We Live Here Image

We Live Here

One woman’s stand gets results
Read more >>

What Women Want - With Abby Crawford Image

What Women Want - With Abby Crawford

It’s been an extraordinary month
Read more >>

Aussie-day fun

05 Dec 2013

Aussie-day fun Image

Docklands is set to take centre stage on Australia Day next year when it hosts Melbourne’s official fireworks for the first time.

Usually the fireworks are held at Kings Domain Gardens, but event organiser Destination Docklands has managed to secure the event this year.

“We have worked for nine months on this event and a major goal of ours was to attract the official Australia Day fireworks display to encourage visitors to the area and what a tremendous show it will be,” Destination Docklands CEO Anita Donnelly said.

Official Australia Day events will kick off at 4pm on January 26, with a range of activities planned including face-painting, a thong-throwing competition, a kite-making workshop, roving performers and of course the Aussie classic – a sausage sizzle.

The weekly Docklands Sunday Market will continue into the evening for a night-time market along NewQuay.

“The day is really about immersing yourself in the whole Australian experience, it’s great old-fashioned fun for the whole family with all things Australian being highlighted,” Ms Donnelly said.

“We encourage families to come and embrace the sea breeze, admire the boats and even join a workshop to learn how to make a kite and fly it along NewQuay.”

Share on Facebook

Stay in touch with Docklands. Subscribe to FREE monthly e-Newspaper.

You must be registered with Docklands News to be able to post comments.
To register, please click here.

Docklands is Beautiful