Special Dates

Date Flag to Use Details
January 1 Australian National Anniversary of the establishment of the Commonwealth of Australia.
January 26 Australian National Australia Day
second Monday
Australian National Commonwealth Day.
April 25 Australian National Anzac Day. Fly flags at half mast until noon then raise to top
May 9 Australian National Anniversary of the inauguration of Canberra as the seat of power
second Monday
United Kingdom Celebrated as the Queens Birthday. (except in W.A., celebrated in October)
nominated week
Aboriginal NAIDOC (National Aboriginal and Islanders Day Observance Committee) week. Through out this week, the Aboriginal flag and Torres Islander flag should be flown on additional flagpoles, where available, next to or near the Australian National flag on Commonwealth government buildings.
September 3 Australian National Australian National Flag Day
October 24 United Nations United Nations Day. The United Nations flag should be flown all day replacing the Australian flag if only one flagpole. If their are two flagpoles available, the United Nations flag should be flown in the pre-eminent position.
November 11 Australian National Remembrance Day. Flags should be flown at the top of the flagpole 8:00am to 10:30am then at half mast 10:30am to 11:03am, after 11:30am raise to top of flagpole.