Australia Day 2018 in Lane Cove

ITC loves Australia Day! We get a day off to spend with family and friends, relaxing, eating, drinking and making merry.

Australia Day Lane Cove Shops, Cafes, and Restaurants

Both Woolworths and Coles will be open on Australia Day.  Nearly all the cafes and restaurants in Lane Cove will be open (there are some cafes that never open on a public holiday).

Start Australia Day with Yoga

Yogabowl is holding an outside Yoga session on Australia Day. Join Yogabowl in the great outdoors for a relaxing Australia Day Weekend of Yoga in the shade of the Tennis Court. All levels welcome to these multi-level classes. BYO Yoga mat if you have one, and we’ll loan you one if not.

Friday 26th Jan: 8am Outdoor Yoga – ALL WELCOME.
Saturday 27th Jan: 8am Indoor OPEN Yoga, and 9:30 am GENTLE Yoga
Sunday 28th Jan: 6pm Outdoor Yoga – ALL WELCOME.
In case of unsuitable weather, class will go ahead upstairs in our studio.
No bookings required – Join Mitch (Michelle) Gibson for a relaxing Australia Day weekend.
$25 casual, or use your Yogabowl class pass.

Australia Day Celebrations at Lane Cove Plaza

Lane Cove Council are holding a special Australian Citizenship ceremony in the Plaza on Australia Day, with various VIP’s in attendance. The ceremony welcomes spectators, and the council invites everyone to “Come and celebrate everything that is great about being Australian!”

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Last Year’s Citizenship Ceremony In Lane Cove Plaza

There will be live entertainment and a BBQ too. All welcome. From 10am – 1pm.

Friday 26 January, 10:00am – 1:00pm, Lane Cove Plaza

10:00am – 11:00am

Special Citizenship Ceremony featuring a keynote address from Australia Day Ambassador and award-winning children’s author Christopher Cheng.

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11:00am – 1:00pm

Sausage sizzle and live music from the Jack Thompson Twins.

The Jack Thompson Twins celebrate the music of the sixties and seventies with some new chart hits thrown in. Having both performed in Tribute Shows over the years the guys have a real understanding of what makes a live show work with wonderful song choices from T Rex and Van Morrison to the Kinks and Paul McCartney.These guys may not be twins in real life but they manage to perform as if they were!

Having a BBQ at Home – Head to Hummerston’s

For those kicking back with a cold one, you might well be thinking BBQ, or even more specifically, Sausage Sizzle. Did you know that it is UN-Australian not to have a sausage on Australia Day?!

Well the crazy gang at Hummerston’s Gourmet Meats have just the banger for Australia Day – it is their famous Lamb, Cheese & Vegemite snags, pictured below.

hummerstons sausages

Need something sweet to have after your snags? The Cake Man can whip you up an Australia Day Cake.

lamington australia cake man

If you need to stock up on drinks in advance of the day, Porter’s Liquor also stock a good range of grog, and they will also deliver your order, along with ice and glasses too if required!  Make sure you contact them before Australia Day to arrange delivery.

Australia Day at The Diddy

The Longueville Sporting Club has free bowls and a BBQ.

Australia Day at the Lane Cove Golf Club


Australia Day at the Longueville Hotel

The Longueville Hotel is kicking off Australia Day with the Goose Island Hoppy Hour! on 25th January from 6pm-9pm, $10 pints of the Goose Island poured fresh from their terrace bar!  The Longueville Hotel will be open from 12 pm on Australia Day.


The Fireworks have been moved from Darling Harbour to Circular Quay – you may be able to see some of the fireworks from a vantage point in Longueville, but there will be no fireworks on the Bridge.

Happy Australia Day Lane Cove!

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