Australia Day is another of the Big Days of the calendar and is celebrated every year on the 26th January. There are parties and sporting events and social gatherings that are held to get people together. Historically the day commemorates the anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet in 1788. This was the beginnings of modern Australia with the founding of the British colony of New South Wales.
Australia Day is in the month of January and being in Summer in Australia there are a lot of outdoor activities planned and you can be reasonably confident of the weather when planning any of your outdoor recreations for this day. The 26th January is a public holiday right around Australia.
Australia Day is a day of celebration so visit AustraliaDay.net.au to find out about events and parties happening on our Australia Day holiday.