Australia Day Festival and Awards

The Georges River Council Australia Day Festival is widely regarded as one of the best Australia Day events in Sydney and has been a tradition for many local families and visitors to the Georges River area for over 25 years.

Please keep an eye on our website and Facebook page for details on Australia Day Festival 2020.

Australia Day Awards 

The Georges River Council Australia Day Awards are presented annually to recognise and honour individuals who have significantly contributed to the Georges River community. Exceptional achievements in the areas of sport, environmental projects, arts and culture are recognised.

Nominations are now open and include the following categories:

  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Sportsperson of the Year
  • Arts and Cultural Award
  • Green Advocate of the Year
An overall Citizen of the Year will be selected from the five categories above.
Completed nomination forms must be submitted to Georges River Council no later than 4.00pm, Friday 8 November 2019. Nominations postmarked after 8 November 2019 will not be accepted.

Stallholder Applications 

Stallholder applications for Australia Day Festival 2020 are now open. Download application here and submit to

Entertainment Expression of Interest

Council is currently seeking entertainment expression of interest. If you would like to perform at this event, submit your expression of interest here. Entertainment Expression of Interest close Sunday 24 November 2019.

Event Sponsors

If you are interested in sponsoring Australia Day Festival 2020, please contact the Events department



In 2019, Council received funding from Multicultural NSW "Celebrating Diversity" grant whereby the the following short film was created.


Australia Day 2019 Image Gallery


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