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AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL FLAG DAY

TEXT OF PROCLAMATION
[ Text of Proclamation | Gazette | Flags Act 1953 ]

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PROCLAMATION

I, WILLIAM PATRICK DEANE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, declare that, to commemorate the day in 1901 on which the Australian National Flag was first flown, 3 September in each year shall be observed as "Australian National Flag Day" throughout Australia and in the external Territories of Australia.

Signed and sealed with the
Great Seal of Australia
on 28 August 1996.
WILLIAM DEANE
Governor-General
By His Excellency's Command
Hon David Jull, MP
Minister for Administrative Services

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA GAZETTE NUMBER S 321
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