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Australian National Flag at half-mast and observance of 1 minute of silence

Nov 9, 2022

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Remembrance Day, Friday 11 November 2022
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Australian National Flag at half-mast

Oct 11, 2022

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Wednesday 12 October 2022, 20th anniversary of the Bali bombings.
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Australian National Flag at half-mast

Sep 16, 2022

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State Funeral Service, United Kingdom, Her Majesty the Queen.
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Australian National Flag to fly at half-mast

Sep 9, 2022

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Her Majesty the Queen
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Flying of Flags: Australian National Flag Day

Aug 30, 2022

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Australian National Flag Day, celebrated on 3 September 2022, marks 121 years since the Australian National Flag was first officially flown in 1901 at the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne, the site of Australia’s first Parliament.
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Flying of flags: NAIDOC Week 2022

Jun 29, 2022

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3 to 10 July 2022
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Flying of flags: National Sorry Day and National Reconciliation Week

May 24, 2022

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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 20, 2022

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Anzac Day is a day of special significance to all Australians, particularly for our serving military personnel and returned veterans.
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Australian National Flag to fly at half-mast

Mar 25, 2022

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Wednesday 30 March 2022
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Flying of flags: Anniversary of the Apology to Members of the Stolen Generations

Feb 9, 2022

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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 for Australia Day

Jan 24, 2022

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Wednesday 26 January 2022
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