Important Flag Days

Flag Calendar

1 January
Anniversary of establishment of the Commonwealth of Australia (1901).

26 January
Australia Day-Anniversary of First Fleet arrival, Sydney Cove.

Second Monday in March
Commonwealth of Nations Day.

25 April
Anzac Day – flags flown at half mast till noon, then at the peak for the remainder of the day.

Second Monday in June
Queen’s Birthday is celebrated (Except in W.A. where held in October).

3 September

Australian National Flag Day – anniversary of our Flag, first flown in 1901.

11 November
Remembrance Day – Flags flown at peak till 10:30 am, at half mast from 10:30am to 11:03am, then at peak the remainder of the day.