Queensland Day in Australia
Queensland Day in Australia is held on June 6. This event in the first decade of the month June is annual. Help us
Queensland Day celebrates the birthday of the Australian state every year on June 6. It was on this day, in 1859, that Vicky granted the state the right to form its own government.
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Mabo Day in Australia on June 3 (It commemorates Eddie Koiki Mabo [c. 29 June 1936–21 January 1992] a Torres Strait Islander whose campaign for Indigenous land rights led to a landmark decision of the High Court of Australia that, on 3 June 1992, overturned the legal fiction of terra nullius which had characterised Australian law with regards to land and title since the voyage of James Cook in 1770);
Western Australia Day on June 3 (celebrated on the first Monday in June);
King’s Birthday in Australia on June 10 (celebrated on the second Monday in June. Except Western Australia and Queensland);
International Tartan Day on July 1 (Tartan Day is a celebration of Scottish heritage on 6 April, the date on which the Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320. It originated in Canada in the mid-1980s. It spread to other communities of the Scottish diaspora in the 1990s. In Australia the similar International Tartan Day is held on 1 July, the anniversary of the repeal of the 1747 Act of Proscription that banned the wearing of tartan. Tartan Days typically have parades of pipe bands, Highland dancing and other Scottish-themed events)