31 December 2016 and 1 January 2017
New Years Eve is often celebrated in Australia by partying in large groups at public venues with fireworks going off at midnight.
New Years Day is a Public Holiday
It is either spent recovering from New Years Eve Celebrations or by spending time with family and friends at BBQ’s and special events held around Australia. All of the major cities in Australia have events organised to help celebrate the transition from one year to the next.
Where to see fireworks in your Australian capital city 2015: TBC
Melbourne New Years Eve Celebrations
Melbourne’s New Year’s Eve celebrations and entertainment for all ages in the early eve at Yarra Park or for the midnight fireworks show at any of the following live sites: Treasury Gardens, Kings Domain, Flagstaff Gardens, Docklands.
Sydney New Years Eve
The official event website for Sydney New Years Eve. Your guide to New Years Eve in Sydney: plan your night, fireworks vantage points, images, videos and more.
Perth New Years Eve
Mermaids, aliens, knights in shining armour, aviators, acrobats, go go dancers, roller derby skaters, a giant rabbit, a dancing bear and a panda are set to take over city streets on Tuesday 31 December for the City of Perth’s free all-ages entertainment program: New Year’s Eve Northbridge, 6pm to midnight.
Canberra New Years Eve
The family concert in Civic Square will feature a national headline act supported by local artists, along with spectacular fireworks displays at 9pm and midnight.
Adelaide New Years Eve
Adelaide City Council’s Free New Year’s Eve event will be a great night of live music, food stalls and fireworks. The atmosphere at Elder Park will be electric, with entertainment great for all ages.
Brisbane New Years Eve
Celebrate Brisbane NYE . New Year’s Eve is the biggest party of the year