AUSFEST 2018 - Australia Day and Shire Vibes




Two day festival of live music and entertainment

100% homegrown talent

100 performers

20 performances

Take a look at our highlights reel from 2017!

Sutherland Shire Council is gearing itself up for AUSFEST 2018, the spectacular two-day festival across three sites, which last year attracted more than 35,000 people. 2018 is expected to be as big with 100 performers and more than 20 performances over the two days. Day one takes place on Australia Day, 26 January and day two on 27 January. The Shire’s Australia Day festival is one of the largest and longest running in Australia

So please save the date and celebrate with some of the Shire’s premier musicians, artists and performers. The Shire is your community and AUSFEST is your event.

See you there!

Carmelo Pesce, Sutherland Shire Mayor

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Charity Partner

All funds raised during AUSFEST 2018 will go to Enough is Enough, a Sutherland Shire based organisation that aims to prevent violence in our society. Enough is Enough was formed in 1994 by Ken Marslew following the tragic and violent murder of his son, university student Michael in Jannali.
Enough is Enough offers a range of programs and services to reduce the level of violence in our local community. 

To support Enough is Enough, visit

Cronulla Beach 

1pm to 9pm entertainment. 

Fireworks at 9pm.

Join Glenn Campbell, and Miranda and Engadine Musical Societies, Col Hardy, Tim Moxey, Never Ending 80s, Caravãna Sun, and Mark Vincent. 

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Blaxland Oval, Illawong

4pm to 9pm live music, food and children’s activities. 
Fireworks at 9pm.
Join ANSTO’s Science Shows, Westfield Miranda LIVE shows, Hot Potato Band, Never Ending 80s, and ‘Swingshift’ Cold Chisel Show.

Cronulla Beach - Saturday 27 January

Shire Vibes is the most relaxed event of the year. Bring a rug and picnic basket and enjoy an intimate and relaxed time on one of the best beaches in the world, Cronulla Beach, while enjoying the eclectic sounds  of our most talented musicians.
3pm to 9pm join Jordan Kenny, Miranda and Engadine Musical Societies, Glenn Campbell, Papaya Tree, Danielle Lamb with Matty Jay, Petiguana and Hot Potato Band.
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Event Partners 

Cronulla RSL

Club Central Hurstville Menai


Capital Bluestone

St George & Sutherland Shire Leader

Westfield Miranda



More information


Enquiries can be directed to Arts & Culture on 97100996 or

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