9th May 2018: Canberra – Department of Defence The Department of Defence revealed that Australian Navy seaman, Micqaella O’Shane, based in Cairns, received $736 in tax-paid expenses for participation in rugby events, only two months after she had attacked the Australian National Flag, ANZAC Day and Remembrance Day on Facebook. On Australia Day, 2017, O’Shane posted […]
April 25th, 2018: Villers-Bretonneux, Somme, France Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Prince Charles and French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe attended the ANZAC Day dawn service at the Australian World War One Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux in the Somme in northern France. This marked the 100th anniversary of one of Australia’s historic battles here on the Western Front. […]
At the 2018 Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast our athletes performed brilliantly and did us proud. They waved the Flag, and we were delighted with their well-earned successes. But, sadly, the debacle of the non-broadcast of the athletes of all competing nations, including our own Flag bearer, Kurt Fearnley (pictured) at the closing ceremony, […]
Australian National Flag Day and Australian Merchant Navy Day at Martin Place Amphitheatre, Sydney Celebrate the Australian National Flag and the Australian Red Ensign Click here for Flag Day Messages!
On ANZAC Day at 6 am Belgian time (2 pm Sydney time), the traditional dawn service will be held at the Commonwealth Buttes New British War Cemetery near Zonnebeke, Belgium. This location is along what used to be the Western Front of World War One. Here the Battle of Passchendaele, between Allied and German forces, […]
April 16th, 2018: Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast Kurt Fearnley, Australian Gold medalist wheelchair racer, was our Flag Bearer at the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony on the Gold Coast last night. But he was not broadcast on TV! The Commonwealth Games organisers decided not to broadcast the athletes entering Carrara Stadium in the closing ceremony last […]
April 12th, 2018: Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast The Australian women’s long jump record holder, Brooke Stratton, flies the Australian National Flag, after winning Silver at the Commonwealth Games at Carrara Stadium, Gold Coast. This was a courageous victory for Ms. Stratton, 24, from Melbourne, having returned after receiving fractures in both feet at the 2017 […]
April 4th, 2018: Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast Mark Knowles, Captain of the Australian Field Hockey Team, The Kookaburras, bore the Australian National Flag at the opening ceremony to the 2018 Commonwealth Games at Carrara Stadium, Gold Coast. It was a spectacular opening to the Games, with a crowd of 35,000, including Prince Charles and Camilla, […]
The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, Prime Minister of Australia We kindly thank The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP for his continued support of Australian National Flag. A copy of Prime Minister Turnbull’s 2017 message can be viewed HERE.
We invite you to join us for the Australian National Flag Day Ceremony 2017 where, as a special celebration we will honour a defining moment in Australian war history – Battle of the Menin Road. During the Australian National Flag Day ceremony we will witness a re-enactment of the battle by members of the 18th Battalion […]