The Commonwealth is marking its centennial on October 25, 2018, and as the state commemorates the event, ABC News can reveal a number of items are on the menu.
It’s a lot of things.
We are celebrating a state which saw the birth of the first state government and the first federal government, and it’s going to be quite a colourful celebration, and one which I can assure you will be full of surprises and great entertainment.
You’ll be able to see fireworks in the state, as well as lots of different things.
The Commonwealth has launched a series of public services including a free children’s daycare, a community event series, a holiday camp and a cultural and sporting event.
There’s also an arts and culture day, an exhibition and the Commonwealth Day Parade.
There are also a number local events and events throughout the state.
In Sydney, there will be the NSW Council of Social Service Commissioners meeting, which will focus on the impacts of the pandemic.
A Sydney Opera House production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest is to take place at the Opera House from October 24.
In Canberra, there are also events at the Sydney Opera Centre and at the University of Canberra.
Other events include a Christmas light display and the Canberra International Film Festival, which is set to take part in the International Film Day on October 30.
In the regional townships of Newcastle and Wollongong, the ACT’s national Day of Remembrance will take place on October 20.
It will also be a day to remember former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, who was gunned down at his home in Wollongs Plateau in Queensland on October 11, 2016.
The ACT is also hosting the 50th anniversary of the creation of the ACT Police Force, with a commemoration in Sydney.