Oz Day in the Gong
Celebrate Australia Day by the seashore at Wollongong Harbour!
This will be a jam-packed day of fun. Major events include Aquathon, the thong race, UOW Global Corner, food & novelty stalls, car display, live entertainment on the Telstra Main Stage and more.
There’ll be a Youth Chill Out Zone, with live DJ music, a skate and scooter ramp with demos, Cam White PRO BMX Team and inflatable giant dartball.
New for the 2018 Australia Day event is the Ozzy Doggy Show, where we’ll find out which of your 4-legged doggy friends is Wollongong’s TOP DOG!
Australia Day Ozzy Doggy Show
New for the 2018 Australia Day event is the inaugural Ozzy Doggy Show, bringing some exciting, new fun to our celebrations. Dog owners can enter their 4-legged doggy friends into any of the following categories:
Wollongong’s TOP DOG – Best Dressed Ozzy Doggy
Best Dressed Owner and Dog Oz Day theme
Most Outrageous or Creative – Owner and/or Dog
Best Ozzy Doggy Trick
People’s Choice (most loved dog from all categories on the day)
Best Ozzy Doggy Under 6 Months
The skies will light up in celebration of Australia Day over Belmore Basin at 9pm!
Family Friendly Event
This is a family-friendly, alcohol free, waste wise and accessible event.
To find out what’s happening, register for the accessible viewing area, enter the Ozzy Doggy Show competition or for details about transport options, visit www.wollongong.nsw.gov.au/australiaday
With thanks to our major partner, Telstra; media partners 96.5 Wave FM, i98 FM, Illawarra Mercury and WIN Network; and supporting partners Fairy Meadow Community Bank Branch (Bendigo Bank), Brandworx, UOW: University of Wollongong, Australia, BlueScope WIN Community Partners, Remondis, McDonald’s Illawarra, Go Hire The Event People, Greenacres Disability Services, Transport for NSW, Australia Day