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​Celebrate Australia Day by spending this long weekend surrounded by creative and customary items that reflect our nation’s spirit.

Traditional cockatoo lamp, $340. Incorporating birds into decor and design remains on-trend and this lamp’s quirky take on this makes it particularly endearing. studioaustralia.net

Sheer Defence Facial Moisturiser, $34. The sheer formulation of this tinted moisturiser allows it to give broad spectrum protection while also providing a light matte foundation-style coverage. invisiblezinc.com

Golden hour dress, $799.99. It’s simple to embrace a green and gold colour combination without heading into ocker territory. thurley.com.au

ChromaFusion eyeshadow in Emerald Noir, $14. This pigment-rich eye shadow comes in a spectrum of sensational shades that are sure to be hit on Australia Day. marykay.com.au

Camphor Laurel Australia cheeseboard, $39.95. A long weekend is the ideal time to treat yourself to a glass of wine and a selection of your favourite cheeses. biome.com.au

Amazonian inflatable pool ring, $29.95. Float through the long weekend with a pool ring. This design gives a nod to Australia’s tropics. pillowtalk.com.au

Campfire carry bag, $99. If you’re camping this weekend, something to transport and store the wood is a unique yet valuable inclusion. ponyrider.com.au

Original & Mineral, Surf Bomb, $27.45. Includes Australian native ingredients to give your hair a tousled look without drying it out. adorebeauty.com.au

Magpie cushion, $40. Part of the new range from the collaboration between NSW artist Jocelyn Proust and Spotlight, inspired by Australian flora and fauna. spotlightstores.com

Big Chompers shirt, $110. A fun shirt that also gives a nod to Australian fauna, but in a decidedly more lighthearted fashion. skwosh.com.au

Wide brim visor, $29.95. A summer essential from way back, this unisex headgear is made from terry towelling and provides great sun protection. amazon.com.au

Drink dispenser with infuser, $59.95. Create 8.5 litres of your favourite fruit flavoured water for friends and family while you're out enjoying the sunshine. zanui.com.au

Barbecue turner with Australian flag design, $12.95. A novelty item with a large surface area, so it’s also extremely practical. amazon.com.au

CharGriller Akorn Junior Kamado, from $219. Whether cooking in the park, or the backyard, the durable handles make this portable barbecue perfect for Australia Day celebrations. Available from Bunnings.