Flag Retirement consultation

Flag Retirement consultation

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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

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The Australian Government is considering changes to flag protocols to include guidance on conducting a flag retirement ceremony. Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, Senator the Hon James McGrath, has encouraged members of the community to provide their views before 3 February 2017.

Further information is in the Flag Retirement Protocol: Consultation Paper.