Today will broadcast live from Parramatta Park on Australia Day.
Lisa Wilkinson, Tim Gilbert, Sylvia Jeffreys, Ross Greenwood and Stevie Jacobs, will start the festivities with a giant Aussie barbecue. Richard Wilkins will be broadcasting live from a cruise ship, with a special performance by Jimmy Barnes.
Viewers are encouraged to attend with a chance to win 10 Heston Blumenthal BBQs and balloon rides.
Other guests featuring on the day will include “Lambassador” Sam Kekovich and the Today three honorary Australians of the Year: young surfing sensation Sabre Norris, Budgy Smugglers’ Most Ordinary Rig Winner, Dingo Dan, and Daniel “All I had was me jocks on!” McConnell.
Today will also chat with the official Australian of the Year, the Young and Senior Australians of the Year, plus the Local Hero of the Year – Live from Canberra.
And Today will be previewing Australia Day activities around the country, including performances by the Royal Australian Air Force Roulettes in Melbourne, the annual Sydney Harbour ferry race, plus all the action from the Gold Coast.
Thursday from 5.30am AEDT on Nine.