Celebrating our 20th Anniversary Year!

Whether you have left Australia for the first time, or this is another overseas posting, we’re here to help you settle into Southern Life and offer you the company of fellow Australians.

AWA Logo“AWA aims to provide a social and cultural club for Australians residing in Atlanta and surrounding areas. We strive to offer friendship and assist new members in establishing themselves in Atlanta. We promote and facilitate an easy entry and interest in the social and communal life of Atlanta.”



ANZAC Australian Sports Day @ Garrard Landing Park
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm



The Atlanta Kookaburras in conjunction with the Down Under Fest are pleased to present a full day of Australian Sports & Culture to celebrate ANZAC Day 2014.

At 11.00am April 26th,  Garrard Landing Park in Roswell will be “Crown Land” for the day as Australian (and some New Zealand) sports including Aussie Rules Football, Cricket, Netball, Rugby, Co-ed Ausball and even Boomerang throwing, take the field.

Entry is FREE to this family event. Some Aussie food favorites are available for “donations”. Sit back and relax watching live action sport all day, the Australian way.

For more information or to get involved and sponsor this event contact Wayne Kraska of the Atlanta Kookaburras 404 617 2311 or Tina Keough from the Down Under Fest 770 616 1494

Schedule of Events:

11.00am: Australian Rules Football – Local League Game

11.45am: Cricket

12.30am: Rugby

1.00pm: Netball (separate area)

1.15pm: Ausball – Co-ed non contact Australian Football

2.00pm: Australian Rules Football – Local League Game

2.45pm: Boomerang Throwing

3.15pm: Cricket

4.00pm: Close

AWA Night at the Opera @ The Atlanta Opera
May 2 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The Atlanta Opera’s production of the comedy The Barber of Seville is a fabulously fun tale of the adventures of the cheeky Larrikin Figaro.  It is a great opera for first timers and seasoned opera goers alike!

More information can be found – here

The Atlanta Opera will give us a 20% discount off regular ticket prices for a group of 10 people or more.  Ticket prices showing the discount and seating chart can be found – here

Please RSVP to Rachel Jorgensen at Jorgensen.rachel@gmail.com by April 18th

We look forward to seeing you at the opera!

Rachel Jorgensen

ANZAC Day Celebration @ Newnan Farm
May 4 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Note that we are moving ANZAC Day celebrations a bit from the traditional weekend due to venue availability.

Annual General Meeting @ TBD, will be announced closer to event
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


Please check back regularly for details of our up coming events.