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Dunny Race A Highlight This Australia Day

The Leaning Dunny of Silverton

Entries have opened for the World Famous Great Australian Dunny Races at the Banana Bender Pub.

The Pub at Aussie World will host the 30th event on January 26, offering Sunshine Coast locals a fun filled day of entertainment and the chance to win great prizes.

Aussie World spokesman Tim James says entries are now open for the World Famous Great Australian Dunny Races, to be run along an all new track in front of the Banana Bender pub with a $1500 prize for first place, 10 cartons of beer for second and 5 cartons of beer for third place.

“The Dunny Races are a Sunshine Coast institution and we’ve been holding them here at Aussie World for the past thirty years. This year we are encouraging locals to put their own team together and register, all you need to do is simply grab a group of mates and enter the race to either run for yourselves or for your favourite local sporting club or charity of choice.

“It’s a relaxed and fun day of entertainment including crab racing, tug of war, eating contests, and live Aussie music in The Shed from midday, so there’s something for everyone.

Tim said the Dunny Races are not only iconic and fun, but also support grassroots sport and charities.

“The prizemoney can make a real difference to start the year for a local sporting team or charity. The Dunny Races will kick off a day full of true blue Aussie events, live music and fun for the whole family.”

“Previous winners have included the Maroochy Roos AFL, Sunshine Coast Falcons, Caloundra Panthers AFL and Sunshine Coast Fire, so bragging rights will be = keenly contested again this year.”

As part of the fun on January 26, The Banana Bender Pub will have free activities from 8:00AM including the Dunny Races.

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