Commonwealth Flag Network
Saturday, 09 December 2017
The New South Wales Department of the Premier and Cabinet advises that a State Memorial Service for Australian Aboriginal rights and welfare advocate, Mr Sol Bellear AM, will be held at 11.00 am on Saturday, 9 December 2017 at Redfern Oval, Chalmers Street, Redfern, NSW.
Mr Bellear, a Bundjalung man, leaves a legacy of activism in Aboriginal affairs. At the time of his passing, he was Chairperson of the Aboriginal Medical Service Cooperative in Redfern, which he helped to establish, and a senior strategist with the NSW Aboriginal Land Council.
Friday, 01 December 2017
The ACT Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate advises that a State Funeral for Mr Steven John Doszpot MLA will be held at 10.00am on Friday, 1 December 2017, at Saint Christopher’s Catholic Cathedral, Forrest, ACT.
Mr Doszpot entered the ACT Legislative Assembly on 29 October 2008. During his nine year tenure in the Assembly he held many shadow portfolios including Higher Education, Education, Sport and Multicultural Affairs. Over this time he served the electorates of Kurrajong, Brindabella and Molonglo.
Monday, 27 November 2017
The South Australian Department of the Premier and Cabinet advises that a State Funeral for the late Mrs Gillian Rolton OAM will be held at 1:00pm on Monday, 27 November 2017, at Victoria Park / Pakapakanthi, Adelaide, South Australia.
Saturday, 11 November 2017
Remembrance Day is a day of special significance to all Australians, commemorating the loss of Australian lives in all wars, conflicts and peace operations. From 2014 – 2018, Australia is commemorating the Anzac Centenary, marking 100 years since our nation’s involvement in the First World War. Information about the Anzac Centenary is available at the Anzac Centenary website.
Wednesday, 08 November 2017
A State Funeral for The Right Honourable Sir Ninian Stephen KG AK GCMG GCVO KBE QC will take place at 11.00 am on Wednesday 8 November 2017 at St Paul’s Cathedral, corner of Flinders and Swanston Streets, Melbourne, VIC.
Friday, 03 November 2017
The Victorian Department of the Premier and Cabinet advises that a State Funeral for the Honourable Ian Robert Cathie will be held at 11.00am on Friday 3 November 2017 at Monash University Religious Centre, Clayton Campus, Wellington Road, Clayton (38 Exhibition Walk), Victoria.
Monday, 30 October 2017
Australia mourns the passing of its 20th Governor-General, The Right Honourable Sir Ninian Stephen. He provided a lifetime of service to Australia in the Australian Imperial Force, the Supreme Court of Victoria and as a Justice in the High Court, as well as serving as Governor-General from 1982 to 1989.
Tuesday, 24 October 2017
United Nations Day is observed in Australia on 24 October each year to commemorate the coming into force of the United Nations Charter in 1945.
Friday, 06 October 2017
The Queensland Department of the Premier and Cabinet advises that a State Funeral Service for Dr Evelyn Scott AO will be held at 1:00pm on Friday, 6 October 2017 at Townsville Stadium, 40–48 Murray Lyons Crescent, Annandale, Townsville, Queensland.
Tuesday, 19 September 2017
The Northern Territory Department of the Chief Minister advises that a State Memorial Service for the late Dr G Yunupingu will be held at 11.30am on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 at the Darwin Convention Centre.
Dr Yunupingu will be remembered as a ground-breaking musician. His voice and music was rich with his language and culture, which he shared with millions of people around the world.