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Australian Wattle Day Cancelled

6 September, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

National Wattle Day has been officially celebrated since 1992 across Australia on 1 September.

Before then, Australians in different States and the territories celebrated their own wattle day on different days In July, August and September whenever the wattles were at their blooming best locally.

Wattles have long had special meanings for Australians and in 1988 the Golden Wattle (Acacia pycnantha) was officially gazetted as Australia’s national floral emblem.

Want to know more about why we celebrate National Wattle Day?

How can you celebrate National Wattle Day in 2020?

  • WEAR a sprig of wattle or Australia’s colours of green and gold
  • GREET each other with ‘Happy Wattle Day’
  • GO for a walk to enjoy wattles in flower around Kingston
  • Come to the markets and enjoy all the wattle atmosphere 


6 September, 2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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