Tag Archives: Australia Day

Australia Day antics in Fiji

BY DONNA PARKIN –There was no shortage of guests eager to test their talents at Castaway Island, Fiji’s activities as part of the resort’s January 26 Australia Day celebrations that included beach cricket, tug-o-war and relay races. Read More.

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Australia Day Recognized

BY GAVAN CONWAY — On Jan. 26 Australians celebrate Australia Day recognising the 226 years since European settlers first arrived in 1788. Aussies mark the day with barbecues, backyard cricket games and beach picnics. Read More.

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Outrigger Twin Towns Rocks On!

BY GAVAN CONWAY –  Each year the neighbouring border towns of Coolangatta and Tweed Heads celebrate ‘Coolie Rocks On,’ showcasing music and vehicles of the 50s and 60s. Read More.

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Outrigger Twin Towns Resort Celebrates Australia Day

By Niel Mason Australians are a fun and friendly nation who fondly accept the larrikin* identity as their own. The tradition of having Australia Day as a national holiday on 26 January is a recent one. Not until 1935 did … Read More.

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Australian Day with a Fijian Touch

By Una Murray Only in Fiji would you raise the Australian Flag on a coconut tree. It’s what the guests of Outrigger on the Lagoon – Fiji experienced in the opening of the Australia Day celebrations at the resort. The … Read More.

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