Australia Day in Brisbane

Discover things to do in Brisbane this Australia Day long weekend from Saturday 25 - Monday 27 January 2020. Have a picnic or barbecue in a local park, explore Brisbane's bushlands and reserves, cool off at a Council pool or watch the Australia Day fireworks display at South Bank Parklands. 

Australia Day public holiday

This year, Australia Day is on Sunday 26 January. The Australia Day public holiday is on Monday 27 January 2020.

Find information on opening hours for Council car parksroad closureson-street parking and Australia Day public transport.

Things to do in Brisbane on Australia Day 

Find suggestions for Brisbane City Council parks, venues, facilities and events below. We have plenty of ideas for things to do - indoors and outdoors.

Find out what's happening in Brisbane this week

Australia Day at South Bank

Celebrate the laid back lifestyle of our country with festivities on the lawns of South Bank Parklands including live music and a fireworks display. 

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Explore the great outdoors

Spend the weekend exploring all of the stunning places Brisbane has to offer. Spending time in your local park or visit Mt Coot-tha Lookout.

Places to explore

Get active

Get your body moving this Australia Day long weekend. Go bike riding, jump into a Council pool or even walk an art trail or two.

Active and healthy ideas

Last updated:13 January 2020