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Australia Day In Perth: Fireworks, Best Views, Transport & What’s Open

Complete guide to Australia Day in Perth.

From Australia Day firework times and locations, the best views in the city to how to get home and what’s open. We’ve got your Australia Day Perth questions answered.

Australia Day Fireworks

Location and times

everything you need to know Australia Day Perth fireworks

While the city sky will come to life with the Perth Australia Day Skywork celebrations, there will still be 4 other Australia Day firework events in Perth.

  • City of Perth Skyworks
  • City of Armadale
  • Ashfield
  • Rockingham
  • Wanneroo

Read more: Perth Australia Day Fireworks: Times and Locations

Best seat in the house

best spots to see Perth Skyworks Firework event Australia Day
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If you are looking for the best vantage point in the city for the Skyworks firework event then we have you covered.

But make sure you get in early and setup your spot before everyone else.

Read more: Best spots to watch Perth Australia Day Skyworks Fireworks

Where to watch Skyworks outside of Perth

Best place to watch Australia Day Skyworks fireworks outside of Perth
Source: sundaysunset.com

If you don’t want to battle to crowds of Skyworks then we have the ticket for you. Head out to Lake Monger for a more relaxing Skywork experience as you take the fireworks in from a distance over Lake Monger with the Perth skyline in the distance

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Read more: Best view of the Skyworks outside of Perth

Getting home to and from the Skyworks

Get Home With Perth Public Transport Australia Day Skyworks

To aid Australia Day Fireworks Skywork punters in getting home, Transperth will be putting on additional trains and buses to get you there and back.

Trains

Australia Day Perth trains will run on a Sunday timetable with extra capacity and additional services. After the fireworks, trains will run as follows:

ELIZABETH QUAY STATION – Mandurah Line passengers only, from 8.10pm to approximately 10.05pm. 

PERTH UNDERGROUND (enter from Murray Street Mall, West end) – Joondalup Line passengers only, from 8.15pm to approximately 10.05pm.

PERTH STATION – Armadale, Thornlie, Fremantle and Midland line passengers only.

  • Armadale Line: Platform 5. Enter from Wellington Street main entrance
  • Thornlie Line: Platform 4. Enter from Eastern Concourse or Wellington Street main entrance
  • Fremantle Line: Platform 7. Enter from Eastern Concourse
  • Midland Line: Platform 8. Enter from Eastern Concourse.

Please remember our buses and trains will be really busy after the Skyworks. Delays are expected so your patience is appreciated.

Buses

In addition to our timetabled buses, we’ll run extra services to and from the city for Skyworks. Please note, a number of bus services will be required to deviate from their normal route due to road closures in the city, South Perth and Kings Park. Visit Service Disruptions for more information. 

Australia Day Road Closures

australia day perth skyworks road closures

If you are trying to get in or around Perth city on Australia Day you will need to be aware of road closures for the Skyworks event.

Significant Perth Skyworks road closures:

  • Road’s inside Kings Park (6am)
  • Mill Point Road (12pm)
  • Riverside Drive (12pm)
  • The Causeway (5pm)
  • Adelaide and St Georges Tce (5pm)

Read more: Skyworks Road Closures

What’s open Australia Day long weekend?

Australia Day Perth Long Weekend: Perth Pubs & Restaurants What's Open

A comprehensive guide to the pubs and restaurants open this Australia Day long weekend in Perth.

Not to mention some special Australia inspired cocktails and even a vegemite pizza if you dare.

Read more: Australia Day Long Weekend: Perth Pubs & Restaurants What’s Open

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