Australia Day festivities
There will be plenty of opportunities to celebrate Australia day in Southbank this year.
The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is holding the official Australia Day luncheon on the Thursday preceding it, January 24.
The business lunch is $135 a ticket or $1200 for a table of ten and will be attended by the Governor and Premier of Victoria.
There are also plenty of less formal ways to celebrate, such as Federation Square’s free concert, as part of its Fed Square Live Summer Series.
There will also be a book market and the Australian Open Women’s final will be played on the big screen from 6.30pm.
To conclude the day fireworks will be set off around Melbourne, with great viewing anywhere along the Yarra River.