National Wattle Day

"In spring, the most delicate feathery yellow of plumes and plumes and plumes and trees and bushes of wattle, as if angels had flown right down out of the softest gold regions of heaven to settle here, in the Australian bush."- D.H. Lawrence, Kangaroo Today, is the first day of Australian Spring. A time in … Continue reading National Wattle Day

Australian National Flag Day

Australian National Flag Day celebrates the first time the flag was flown, over the dome of the Exhibition Building in Melbourne on 3 September 1901. On this day Australia’s first Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Sir Edmund Barton, announced the winners of a competition to design a national flag for Australia. 3rd of September is an opportunity for all … Continue reading Australian National Flag Day

Queens Birthday in Australia

The Queens Birthday in Australia. Most people usually spend the day as a holiday, taking time off from work and enjoying their long weekend. Some spend that day watching the parades at State Government Houses. Which are quite the spectacle that many should bring their families to see. However, what is the day really about? … Continue reading Queens Birthday in Australia