Last week it was Western Australia’s turn but this LabourDay weekend, it will be the residents of Victoria, South Australia, Tasmaniaand the Australian Capital Territory who will be enjoying Monday off work. Itdoesn’t matter which state you call home, we’ve found something for you to dothis weekend, so you can capitalise on Labour Day.
A day on the Green, Josef Chromy Wines, Launceston
Get along to the Tasmanian leg of iconic Australian musicfestival A Day on the Greenon Saturday 10 March. Hosted at JosefChromy Wines, Launceston, the event is fully licensed and headlined by TheLiving End, Spiderbait and Veruca Salt. Tickets are on sale from $149.90.
UBET Adelaide Cup, Morphetville Racecourse, Adelaide
The biggest day on the South Australian racing calendar isarguably the UBETAdelaide Cup, which is how thousands of people spend Labour Day. Go all outwith a sit-down luncheon or simply pay $25 for entry and enjoy the vast arrayof food, bars, entertainment and live racing.
Australian Capital Territory
Illuminations – Lighting up the Capital, ParliamentaryTriangle, Canberra
Several of Canberra’s most iconic buildings will be lit upduring Illuminations – Lighting up the Capital until Sunday 11 March. Variousartists and live bands will play against of a backdrop of thought provokingprojections showcased on Australian Parliament House, the National PortraitGallery and the National Library of Australia.
Donut Fest on the Green, Gasworks Arts Park, Melbourne
From 11am to 7pm on Saturday 10 March, Donut Fest on theGreen will take over the Gasworks Arts Park in Albert Park. Entry is a goldcoin donation to Foodbank Victoria, which allows you to take your pick frommore than 30 sweet and savoury options. You can even purchase an exclusive beerdesigned to match donuts!