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January in Australia

Miranda Kerr dressed as Wonder Woman, holding an Australian FlagThe National Social Calendar in Australia this January 2019:

  • 26th Australia Day

New South Wales

  • Sydney Festival
  • Tamworth Country Music Festival
  • Elvis Festival in Parks


  • Australian Open Tennis, Melbourne
  • Cobram Peaches and Cream Festival (biennial)

South Australia

  • Adelaide Schutzenfest

Western Australia

  • Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth
  • Mandurah Crab Festival
  • Perth Vines Golf Classic


  • Cygnet Huon Folk Festival
  • Hobart Summer Festival

Australian Capital Teritory

  • Summernats Car Festival (Canberra)

Aussie Trivia Questions

  1. Culture: What is the Australian National Salute?
  2. Cooking: Name ten famous Australian Chefs.
  3. Employment: What does a 'Drover' move from a farm to a port?
  4. Economy: Which makes Australia more foreign money: Tourism or Higher Education?
  5. Geography: Where is the Whitsundays located?
  6. Wildlife: Which Australian animals with legs can't walk backwards?
  7. Slang: What kind of a marathon effort is involved in a 'bangaroo'?
  8. Sport: Name 20 current or former members of the Australian cricket team.
  9. Crime: Name 10 infamous Australian criminals?
  10. History: Which explorer named the Murray River in 1829?
  11. Crime: Name the age of consent and age of criminal responsibility in one Aussie state.
  12. Geography: Including Tasmania, is Australia taller or wider than itself?
  13. Culture: If an indigenous Australian is 'deadly' is that a good or a bad person?
  14. Politics: Who is the current deputy leader of the federal opposition?
  15. Wildlife: Name more Australian animals than anyone else.
  16. Cooking: When making damper: do you use plain flour or self raising?
  17. Tourism: Which Aussie city ranks highest on the livable city list?
  18. Wildlife: What is the fastest land based animal in the world?
  19. Culture: What is the Aboriginal name for Aires Rock?
  20. Economy: What natural resource is currently Australia's most profitable export?
  21. Taxation: What is the current corporate tax rate and the consumption tax rate?
  22. Geography: In 1862, explorer John McDouall Stuart crossed the continent from 'South to North' or from 'North to South'?
  23. Wildlife: Do people eat Scrub Turkey meat or Kangaroo meat or both?
  24. Law: Can same sex couples get married in Australia?
  25. Cooking: In the process of making 'billy tea'.. when do you swing it?
  26. Sport: Name 10 indigenous athleates of prominance in Australia.
  27. Cooking: What type of food is a 'snag'?
  28. Politics: Who is the Australian head of state?
  29. Music: Name five music festivals.
  30. Slang: If someone tells you 'get off your bike.' What do they want you to do?
  31. Culture: In what Australian town is the 'Black Stump' located?
  32. Wildlife: Which is more dangerous - a salt water crocodile or a fresh water crocodile?
  33. Slang: Is a 'thong' a shoe, underwear, or swimming attire?