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Australia Day Flag Raising Ceremony

The Official Flag Raising Ceremony marks the beginning of Melbourne's Australia Day festivities.

26 January 2020 10:30 am - 26 January 2020 11:00 am
Melbourne Town Hall, 90-130 Swanston St, Melbourne, VIC 3000
Free admission

The Official Flag Raising Ceremony is hosted by the Premier of Victoria and attended by:

  • Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria
  • The Right Honourable, the Lord Mayor Sally Capp
  • other dignitaries
Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria

The event features:

  • an inspection of the Tri-service Royal Guard of Honour
  • Australia Day Affirmation Ceremony
  • singing of the Australian National Anthem

Getting there

With road closures in place around the CBD and Docklands, the best way to get around is by public transport. 

Public transport services run to a public holiday schedule, so make sure you plan ahead.

For information on train, tram and bus services, visit  www.ptv.vic.gov.au

Reviewed 22 January 2020

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