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Community Celebrations

Our community is unique and special. Join us at one of our regular community celebrations or find out how you can get involved.

We celebrate our community in many ways and hold regular events across the year and annually. Some of our celebrations are about the great things our community has done and some are about the future of our city and country.

We are proud to be part of them all.

Photo Gallery

Our photo gallery provides just a snippet of some of the recent community celebrations we have been a part of. 

Nominations for 2021 City of Darwin Australia Day Citizen Award are now open!

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The City of Darwin Australia Day Citizen Awards is commemorating its 40th...

On 19 February 1942 Darwin was bombed by two separate Japanese air raids becoming the largest single attack ever mounted by a foreign power on Australia. The attack left hundreds of servicemen and civilians dead, and countless others injured.

Each year we come together as a city and a...

ANZAC Day Commemoration

ANZAC Day Commemoration

ANZAC was the name given to a combined force of First Australian Imperial Force and New Zealand Army troops who landed on Turkey’s Gallipoli Peninsula at around dawn on Sunday, the 25th day of April, 1915, barely nine months after the outbreak of World...

International Women's Day is an annual global event recognising the achievements of women from all walks of life while calling for greater equality.

Citizenship Ceremonies are held throughout the year at the Civic Centre and various locations around Darwin. We are privileged to host these ceremonies on behalf of the Australian Government's Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

Harmony Day is held annually on 21 March in Australia to coincide with the United Nation's International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

Since 1999, more than 77,000 Harmony Day events have been held in childcare centres, schools, community groups, churches, businesses...






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Keeping your family, pets and city safe and secure this Territory day

On 10 December 1919 the first aircraft to fly to Australia landed at Fannie Bay, at the end of a 28 day flight from England. The City of Darwin celebrates a century of aviation through Australia’s Front Door with new interpretive panels across two locations.

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