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Remembrance Day

Nov 9, 2021

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Flags at half mast and observance of 1 minute of silence on Thursday 11 November 2021.
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United Nations Day

Oct 19, 2021

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Flying of flags
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Flying of flags for Australian Citizenship Day

Sep 16, 2021

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Day of National Celebration, Friday 17 September 2021
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Flying of flags for NAIDOC Week 4 to 11 July 2021

Jul 2, 2021

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Flying the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags throughout NAIDOC Week is a sign of national respect for Indigenous Australians.
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Flying of flags: National Sorry Day and National Reconciliation Week

May 20, 2021

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Flying the Indigenous flags on National Sorry Day and throughout National Reconciliation Week recognises the significance of these events for all Australians and is a sign of respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and culture.
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Flying of flags: ANZAC Day

Apr 21, 2021

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The Australian National Flag should be flown at half-mast on Sunday, 25 April 2021, from dawn until noon.
Page reviewed 27 January 2021