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AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS and CITIZENSHIP CEREMONY, Gatton Shire Hall, 52 North Street, Gatton. 9am – 12pm. Free tickets required. P: 1300 005 872

It's Australia Day, and the community is invited to come together to acknowledge the people that make the Lockyer Valley a great place to live, work and play and to welcome new citizens to the region. The Australia Day Awards commences at 9am, followed by the Citizenship Ceremony from 11am. Free brunch in the park from 10.30am - 12pm with entertainment by local band, The Ambreys. A free ticket is essential to attend. Mask wearing and Check-In Qld QR Code scanning is mandatory. Register at


AUSTRALIA DAY AT LOCKYER VALLEY CULTURAL CENTRE, 34 Lake Apex Drive, Gatton. All day. P: 0400 931 626 
Join us for morning tea or lunch at the Colonial Cafe. Entertainment by local band Rheanna Leschke from 11.30am - 1.30pm. River 94.9 will be onsite with promotions. Browse the Art Gallery or take the family through the Queensland Transport Museum. COVID-19 restrictions are in place and mask wearing is mandatory indoors.


LAIDLEY PIONEER VILLAGE & MUSEUM, Pioneer Street, Laidley. 8am – 2.30pm. Free Entry, Donations welcomed. P: 5465 2516
Laidley Pioneer Village & Museum is celebrating all things Aussie with entertainment for the whole family. Aboriginal artists and performers, baby animals, sheering demonstration, Scottish dancers, small engines operating, blacksmith demonstration, vintage cars & motorcycles display, kids games & activities and much more. Food and drinks available with sausage sizzle, burgers and other classic Australian foods. Open from 8am.


AS ONE, UNDER THE SUN, CELEBRATING AUSTRALIA DAY, Gatton & District Historical Village, Freemans Road, Gatton. 2pm – 9pm. Free entry.  P: 0427 971 666
The Gatton & District Historical Society celebrates Australia Day with some great live entertainment, welcome to country, cultural workshops (some bookings required), gumboot throwing, thong throwing, paper aeroplane competitions, the great lamington bake off and free screening of the iconic Aussie film, 'The Castle'.


AUSTRALIA DAY CELEBRATIONS, Porters Plainland Hotel, 66 Laidley-Plainland Road, Plainland. 7am - 11pm. Free entry. P: 5465 6547
Come and enjoy the great Aussie atmosphere at Porters Plainland Hotel with some special Australia Day inclusions: 7th annual Lamington Eating Competition – first prize $250 cash; Adam Kilpatrick 11am - 4pm playing only Aussie music; 12 beers on tap, plus cider, CC & Dry and Bundy Draught; Aussie inspired menu including bush spiced hand crumbed prawn cutlets, an Aussie burger with the lot and more. The hotel will be open from 7am for brekky, lunch and dinner.  Enter the lamington eating comp (contact hotel for terms & conditions). Visit


AUSTRALIA DAY AT AWASSI CHEESERY, 776 Sandy Creek Road, Grantham, 11am - 3pm.  Ticketed lunch. P: 0412 671 047
Come and enjoy great food and plenty of shade at Awassi Cheesery under the avocado trees at a pop-up event. Special Awassi Cheese dips – Guacamole with Labneh, Feta with pumpkin all 100% grown on the Grantham farm. Lamb Burgers with local salads and the famous Awassi Potatoes. Desert will be Awassi ice-cream, special lamington ice-cream and mango. Tickets are $45 per adult and $25 per child. Book at   


AUSTRALIA FAMILY FUN DAY, Withcott Hotel, Warrego Highway, Withcott, from 11.30am. P: 4630 3144
We will be having our Australia Day Celebrations in the back yard of Withcott Hotel with Noah’s Thoroughbred Racing Pigs, thong throwing competitions, frisbee golf, tug-o-war, live entertainment with Nash from 11:30am till 1:30pm. The day will kick off at 11:30am lunch will be good Aussie tucker from 11:30am-3pm. Lot’s of fun for the whole family with proceeds going to the Withcott & District Progress Association.


Visitor Centre

Lockyer Valley Visitor Information 
Centre (Gatton)

Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre
34 Lake Apex Drive
Gatton 4343

Phone: +61 7 5466 3426

Opening Hours:
Monday to Sunday
9.00am - 4.00pm


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