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Australia Day Awards and Picnic

Australia Day Awards 2024

The Georges River Australia Day Awards are an annual awards campaign that aims to honour people who have contributed significantly to the Georges River community.

The awards are presented to community heroes in each of the following categories:

  • Young Citizen of the Year.

  • Volunteer of the Year.

  • Citizen of the Year.

The nomination period for 2023 is now closed.

Awards presentation

All nominees will receive a formal letter confirming their nomination for the Australia Day Awards 2024.

All winners and their nominators will also receive invitations to the official awards ceremony to be held on Australia Day 26 January 2024, where the winners for each category will be announced.

  • When: Friday 26 January 2024, from 10.00am - 12.00pm.

  • Where: Marana Auditorium, 16 MacMahon Street, Hurstville.

  • Entry: Free.

  • Parking: Limited. We encourage you to walk, cycle or catch public transport where possible.


Australia Day Picnic 2024

Australia Day 2024 will be celebrated with a free outdoor picnic at Carss Bush Park on Friday 26 January 2024 from 4.30pm and ending with a spectacular fireworks display over Kogarah Bay from 9.00pm.

Bring a picnic blanket and enjoy this free laid back community event, which will include food stalls and activities for children.

Please note this is an alcohol-free event.

  • When: Friday 26 January 2024 from 4.30pm - 9.00pm.

  • Where: Carss Bush Park, Carwar Avenue, Carss Park.

  • Entry: Free.

  • What to bring: Picnic rug and chairs. 

  • Further information: Limited parking will be available at Carss Park Flats. We encourage you to walk, cycle or catch public transport where possible.

If you have any accessibility requirements, please contact our events team at or call (02) 9330 6400.

Crowds of people looking up at fireworks at an Australia Day event held in 2022   Australia day 2020 event showing stalls, crowds and flag banners across the water section of Carss Bush Park


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