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Celebrating 130 Years

The Burnie Gift is one of the longest-running, continuous sporting events in the history of World Sport.

For more than a century it has been Tasmania’s most prestigious sporting event. For many years the carnival has been labelled: ‘the best one-day sporting event in the world!

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Please be aware the app is not compatible to all phones. It all depends on the age of your phone.


 Visit us @ Burnie New Years Eve Carnival




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2018 Burnie NYD Carnival – Moments

The first Burnie Gift was run and won on New Year’s Day, 1887. To understand the significance of that date, that first Burnie Gift was held nine years before the First Modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1896. It has been run and won annually on New Year’s Day almost continually since, with the exception of 1942 and 1943, at the height of the Second World War.

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