HPA Family Fun Australia Day – FREE ENTRY UNDER 18


Date: Friday, 26 January 2018 Adult: 15.00 Senior/Student: 10.00 Child: Under 18 Free Gates Open: 10am

Celebrate Australia Day at the races! Bring the the kids along and enjoy a family fun day in the ‘Kids Chill Out Zone’ air-conditioned Schweppes Pavilion, or treat yourself with the three-course Ted Bailey Grandstand Luncheon.

Schweppes Pavilion – Kids Chill Out Zone 

HPA Family Fun Australia Day in the fully air-conditioned Schweppes Pavilion from 12pm.

  • FREE entry for under 18 years
  • Local racing
  • Jumping castle
  • Face painting & circus
  • Bubbles & balloons
  • HPA sausage sizzle + raffles

Adults can purchase general admission tickets at the gate.

Ted Bailey Grandstand Luncheon

The Ted Bailey Grandstand 3 course luncheon offers fantastic views of the track with easy access to our bar, bookie and tote facilities.

  • Gate and Grandstand entry
  • Reserved seating, tables of 6
  • 3-course menu, served from 1pm
  • Race book
  • Betting Facilities
  • Cash bar

What to Wear

Entry to general admission areas of the race course requires guests to be neatly dressed. Footwear and a shirt must be worn at all times. Members' dress standards apply to the Ted Bailey Grandstand and Sid Parker Verandah/Members Club House.


The racecourse is approximately a 7 minute drive from the CBD. There are a number of transport options available to our valued patrons.

Where to Eat

There is an array of dining options at the Darwin Turf Club, from a 3 course luncheon in the Ted Bailey Grandstand on Race Days, to a casual bite to eat in our trackside favourite Ted's Bar.