Clans will be front and centre at the Scots Day Out celebrations in Rosalind Park Bendigo on Saturday 29 February.
Clans and their chief commissioners or commissioners will be travelling from across Australia along with clans and disaspora organisation members for the eighth presentation of SDO.
Among the visitors this year will be president of the Scottish Australian Heritage Council Mr Malcolm Buchanan.
The clans will march down View St with banners and swords as part of the opening parade for SDO.
And joining the festivities in Clan Central for the first time will be the Bendigo Caledonian Society. The society is helping prepare local people for SDO with its 36th annual Burns Supper on 25 January. For tickets and inquiries call Alex by 20tJanuary on 0418 103 305.