Celebrating Milestone Anniversaries

Each year SCA will publish a list of those cities around Australia that are celebrating significant anniversaries for that year. The anniversaries will not only be for Sister City relationships, but for Friendship City affiliations as well. Friendship City milestones are denoted in BLUE.

Should you notice that there is an omission or incorrect data please let the SCA National Secretary know by emailing to Thank you.

Here is the list for 2021

80 Years
Clare & Gilbert Valleys, SA with Saddleworth, Yorkshire, UK

60 Years
Bega Valley, NSW with Littleton, Colorado, USA

55 Years
Mackay, Qld with Kailua-Kowa, Hawaii, USA

50 Years
Whitehorse, Vic with Matsudo, Chiba, Japan

45 Years
Sutherland, NSW with Lakewood, Colorado, USA

40 Years
Broome, WA with Taiji-cho, Wakayama, Japan
Lismore, NSW with Ujung Pandang, Sulawesi, Indonesia
Toowoomba, Qld with Wanganui District, New Zealand

35 Years
Sydney, NSW with Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China
Canterbury Bankstown, NSW with Broken Hill, NSW
Sydney, NSW with Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Tatiara District, SA with Castroville, Texas, USA

30 Years
Bathurst, NSW with Ohkuma-machi, Fukushima, Japan
Port Lincoln, SA with Muroto, Kochi, Japan
Lismore, NSW with Sacile, Veneto, Italy
Sutherland, NSW with Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Snowy Valleys, NSW with Kusatsu-muchi, Gunma, Japan
Townsville, Qld with Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan
Mitchell, Vic with Honbetsu-cho, Hokkaido, Japan
Toowoomba, Qld with Takatsuki, Osaka, Japan

25 Years
Devonport, TAS with Minamata, Kumamoto, Japan
Logan, Qld with Shibukawa-shi, Gunma, Japan
Northern Beaches, NSW with Chichibu, Saitama, Japan
Narrandera, NSW with Urumqi Xinjiang Uygur, China
Sunshine Coast, Qld with Tatebayashi, Gunma, Japan
Gladstone, Qld with Saiki, Oita, Japan
Busselton, WA with Sugito, Saitama, Japan
Inner West, NSW with Funchal Madeira Island, Portugal
Northern Beaches, NSW with Bath, Avon, UK
Greater Bendigo, Vic with Penzance, Cornwall, UK
Wyndham, Vic with Costa Masa, California, USA
Fremantle, WA with Funchal Madeira Island, Portugal
Fremantle, WA with Padang, Indonesia
Fremantle, WA with Surabaya, Indonesia

20 Years
Lismore, NSW with Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA
Albany, WA with Tomioka, Gunma, Japan
Gold Coast, Qld with Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Armidale, NSW with Kanuma, Tochigi, Japan
Tamworth, NSW with Sannohe, Aomori, Japan
Adelaide Hills, SA with Yichang, China
Mildura, Vic with Kumatori, Osaka, Japan
Canterbury Bankstown, NSW with Colorado Springs, USA
Gunnedah, NSW with Lane Cove, NSW

15 Years
Burwood, NSW with Imar, Lebanon
Cumberland, NSW with Changsha, China
Cumberland, NSW with Chizhou, China
Cairns, Qld with Oyama, Tochigi, Japan
Mildura, Vic with Dali Prefecture, China
Townsville, Qld with Foshan, China
Lachlan Shire, NSW with Penrith, NSW
Canterbury Bankstown, NSW with Al Minia Municipality, Lebanon
Canterbury Bankstown, NSW with Moreland City, Melbourne, Vic
Oberon, NSW with Cumberland Council, NSW
Oberon, NSW with Eceabat, Turkey
Hobson’s Bay, Vic with Shire of Buloke, Vic
Hobson’s Bay, Vic with Yarrabah Aboriginal Shire, Qld
Perth, WA with Perth, Scotland
Swan, WA with Inami, Japan

10 Years
Ipswich, Qld with Wenzhou, China
Horsham, Vic with Nujiang, China
Ipswich, Qld with Changde, China
Strathfield, NSW with Gapyeong County, Republic of Korea
Frankston, Vic with Wuxi, China
Willoughby, NSW with Gangdong-du, Republic of Korea
Fremantle, WA with Lushunkou, China

5 Years
Bunbury, WA with Nha Trang, Vietnam
Augusta-Margaret River, WA with Bo Trach, Vietnam
Rockingham, WA with Cherbourg, France

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