Australia Day 2023

Nelson Bay

Fly Point, Nelson Bay 9am to 3pm

  • Live Music
  • Citizenship ceremony
  • Food and drinks
  • Free pony rides and jumping castles for children
  • RAAF Flypast
  • Alpaca & sheep shearing demonstrations and baby animals
  • All day markets
  • Vintage & Classic cars on display
  • Be amazed by JD’s World of Magic, displays and workshops
  • Displays by Rural Fire Service, NSW Fire Brigade, Spinners and Weavers
Raymond Terrace

Riverside Park, Raymond Terrace 8am to 1:30pm

  • Marching Band
  • Great Aussie breakfast proudly supported by Raymond Terrace Bowling Club
  • food, BBQ, and coffee vendors
  • Children’s amusements
  • All day markets
  • Farm machinery display
  • Port Stephens Citizen of the Year presentation
  • RFS Fire demonstration
  • Citizenship ceremony
  • RAAF flyover
  • Newcastle Dragon boat race & rides
  • Chiara Duo performance… and more!

Henderson Park, Lemon Tree Passage 8am to 12pm

  • Live music
  • Great Aussie breakfast
  • Auto car club display

Karuah RSL 10am to 5pm

  • Fresh produce competition and auctions with money raised donated to the local RFS
  • Thong throwing conditions
  • Bowls
  • Entertainment
  • Live music
  • Fireworks at 9pm

These events are proudly brought to you by:

  • The Australia Day Council
  • Port Stephens Council
  • Tilligerry Lions Club
  • Raymond Terrace Rotary Club
  • Karuah RSL
  • The Nelson Bay Australia Day Committee
  • Belgravia Leisure

Supported by:

  • Raymond Terrace Bowling Club
  • Marquis
  • Port Stephens Coaches
  • Veolia
  • Saxbys Bakery