What are you doing for Australia Day 2013 in Sydney?

What are you doing for Australia Day 2013 in Sydney?

Looking for what’s on in Sydney for Australia Day 2013? Here are my top 5 picks. Click on the suburb name to go straight to each event page. City - Head to the city to see the classic ferry race (Sydney ferries race each other from the Heads to the Bridge), to free music (The Domain, Darling Harbour and in The Rocks). Vintage cars will line Macquarie Street near Parliament House. Ash Grunwald and singer/songwriter Gurrumul are...

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Give me a gnome among the gumtrees – Australia Day at the Gnome Convention

Give me a gnome among the gumtrees – Australia Day at the Gnome Convention

The 7th Australian Gnome Convention was held in Glenbrook Park in Glenbrook Village on Australia Day. Crowds braved the stifling heat adorned in their best blue and gold.  Over 2,000 gnomes were submitted for judging and organisers expect to raise up to $10,000 for Lower Blue Mountains Rotary. It took volunteer landscapers 2 days to carefully sculpt the gnome display area that included a miniature train track and tunnel.  Chief Gnome and...

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C’monnnn Sydney, C’mon, C’mon – Australia Day 2011

C’monnnn Sydney, C’mon, C’mon – Australia Day 2011

Will you be in Sydney on Australia Day 2011 and not sure what to do?  Here are 10 ideas for Wednesday 26th January … or ignore me and go to the official website – http://www.australiaday.com.au/ 1.  Hold a BBQ for the Floods Raise money for the victims of the recent floods in Queensland and Victoria.  Check out this great site – http://bbqforfloods.com.au/  Pass the hat around and forward the money to your favourite charity...

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