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 Webmaster know by emailing to Thank you.

Here is the list for 2023

60 Years
Lismore, NSW with Yamatotakada, Nara, Japan
Orange, NSW with Orange, California, United States

55 Years
Sydney, NSW with San Francisco, California, United States

50 Years
Adelaide, SA with Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia

45 Years
Melbourne, VIC with Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Fremantle, WA with Seberang Perai, Malaysia

40 Years
Griffith, NSW with Communita Montona Del Grappa, Italy
Townsville, QLD with Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Adelaide, SA with Austin, Texas, United States
Fremantle, WA with Capo d’Orlando, Italy

35 Years
Central Coast, NSW with Edogawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Wollongong, NSW with Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
Canterbury Bankstown, NSW with Eunpyeong – gu, Republic of Korea
Coffs Harbour, NSW with Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan
Launceston, TAS with Napa, California, United States
Hawkesbury, NSW with Kyotanba-cho, Kyoto, Japan
Brisbane, QLD with Auckland City, New Zealand
Ballarat, VIC with Inakawa-cho, Hyogo, Japan
Wagga Wagga, NSW with Kunming, Yunnan Province, China
Blue Mountains, NSW with Sanda, Hyogo, Japan
Darwin, NT with Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia
Central Coast, NSW with Nitra, Slovak Republic
Port Stephens, NSW with Bellingham, Washington, United States
Randwick, NSW with Albi, France

30 Years
Brisbane, QLD with Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia
Marion, SA with Kokubunji, Tokyo, Japan
Canberra, ACT with Nara, Nara, Japan
Yarra Ranges (Healesville), VIC with Pingdu, China
Port Phillip, VIC with Obu, Aichi, Japan
Baw Baw, VIC with Jiujiang,  Jiangxi Province, China

25 Years
Campaspe, VIC with Shiroi, Chiba, Japan
Banana Shire, QLD with Boulouparis, New Caledonia, France
Bundaberg, QLD with Nanning City,  Guangxi Province, China
Perth, WA with Nanjing, JIangzu Province, China
Cockburn, WA with Split , Croatia
Broken Hill, NSW with Taixing, China
Parramatta, NSW with Jung-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Bundaberg, QLD with Settsu City, Osaka, Japan
Inner West (Ashfield), NSW with Wujin District, Changzhou, China
Cockburn, WA with Yue Yang,  Hunan Province, China
Port Stephens, NSW with Yugawara, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Hobart, TAS with L’Aquila, Italy
Greater Geraldton, WA with Kosai, Shizuoka, Japan

20 Years
Burwood, NSW with Municipality of Chuzhou, China
Albany, WA with Gallipoli, Turkey
Darwin, NT with Dili, East Timor
Albury, NSW with Nanping, China
Burwood, NSW with Geumcheon-gu, Republic of Korea
Blacktown, NSW with Liaocheng City, China
Shoalhaven, NSW with Fuzhou, China
Greater Shepparton, VIC with Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
Darebin, VIC with Hefei, China

15 Years
Southern Downs, QLD with Shiwa, Iwata, Japan
Mornington Peninsula, VIC with Lospalos, Timor Leste
Redland, QLD with Yongin City, Republic of Korea
Perth, WA with Seocho City, Republic of Korea
Albany, WA with Perrone, France
Burwood, NSW with Shaoguan, China
Inner West (Marrickville), NSW with Zonnebeke, Belgium
Southern Downs, QLD with Kumiyama, Japan
Casey, VIC with Ioannina, Greece

10 Years
Greater Geraldton, WA with Zhoushan, China
Penrith, NSW with Kunshan, China
Greater Shepparton, VIC with Shangqiu, Henan Province, China

5 Years
Port Adelaide Enfield, SA with Cherbourg en Cotentin, France
Warrnambool, VIC with Knoxville, United States

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