About us

The Wattle Day Association Inc.is a not-for-profit, non-political, non-sectarian community-based volunteer organisation incorporated in the Australian Capital Territory (16 November1998). All Committee members are volunteers.

The Wattle Day Association Inc. is registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission ABN 78177249494.

Our website and Facebook page are national resources for the celebration of National Wattle Day.
Our Wattle Day website includes, for example, posters, word games and activities for schools.

We also provide information about wattle as symbol of Australia and Australians.

We welcome all who want to join us to promote the celebration of National Wattle Day for all Australians.


The aims of the Wattle Day Association are to promote Australia-wide:

  1. National Wattle Day (1 September) as a celebration of Australia and its people; and
  2. The Golden Wattle (Acacia pycnantha) as our national floral emblem and a unifying symbol for all Australians
  3. Wattles, in all their variety, as symbols of Australia.


Wattle Day Association’s Strategic Plan 2022- 2025

Statement,Wattle Dreaming in the Australian Era’ by the Wattle Day Association on the irresistible progress in acknowledging Wattle and National Wattle Day as symbols of Australia and the Australian people. The story so far and the future that beckons:

Wattle Day Association Engagement Document February 2023pdf