The run up to Australia Day
In the week before Australia Day there was the annual Australia Day Address
, which this year was given by Paralympic gold medallist Kurt Fearnley and also the Australia Post sponsored Australia Day Lunch
, where the 'Australian Legends
' of music that will appear on Australian postage stamps were announced.
praised the well-behaved crowds at Australia Day celebrations. “Overall the public celebrated responsibly and should be praised for their efforts. It made for an enjoyable environment and a great day with family and friends,” Assistant Commissioner Mitchell said.