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Aussie-day fun

05 Dec 2013

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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.”

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