Flag notifications

This page has guidance on when you should fly a national and/or state flag at half-mast and when you should fly certain other flags.

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Flag notifications

Notifications are sent out for occasions including:

  • the passing of a significant Australian
  • a state funeral or memorial
  • days of national commemoration (such as ANZAC Day)
  • acknowledgement of an international day (such as United Nations Day)

When and how to fly Australian flags

For detailed information about flying and using Australian flags, see:

Reviewed 12 March 2020

Contact us

Flag notifications team, Protocol and Special Events Department of Premier and Cabinet

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