Event: ​​Australian National Flag Day

Celebrate the anniversary of the Australian National Flag by flying or displaying the Flag.

On: Sunday, 3 September 2017

Australian National Flag Day celebrates the first time the flag was flown on 3 September 1901 over the dome of the Exhibition Building in Melbourne. 

On this day Australia's first Prime Minister, The Right Honourable Sir Edmund Barton, announced the winners of a competition to design a national flag for Australia. 

So be a proud Aussie and celebrate the anniversary.