Australians Have Decided To Have A Good Time Before Christmas, Drunkest Friday of Australians. Despite the heat, forest fires and other troubles that hit Australia, the locals decided to have a good walk on the last weekend before Christmas. Party guests donned their best outfits to celebrate the last few days before Christmas. Many people in fancy costumes took to the streets of Sydney and Brisbane. Basically, everything went pretty peacefully, but several citizens who went through were taken to police stations.