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Queen's Birthday (Australia, except for the Western state)

Queen Elizabeth II was born on April 21, 1926, but her birthday is officially observed in June by proclamation each year. But in Australia, Queen's Birthday is a national holiday celebrated on the second Monday in June (except Western Australia). It was first observed there in 1788, not long after the country was settled. June 4, the birthday of King George III, was set aside at that time as a holiday for convicts and settlers. After George V died in 1936, a date close to his birthday (June 3) was set aside to honor the reigning king or queen. More...
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Queen's Birthday (Australia, except for the Western state)
Queen Elizabeth II was born on April 21, 1926, but her birthday is officially observed in June by proclamation each year. But in Australia, Queen's Birthday is a national holiday celebrated on the second Monday in June (except Western Australia). It was first observed there in 1788, not long after the country was settled. June 4, the birthday of King George III, was set aside at that time as a holiday for convicts and settlers. After George V died in 1936, a date close to his birthday (June 3) was set aside to honor the reigning king or queen.
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The Queen’s Birthday, which is celebrated in most states on Monday, June 11, makes for a perfect long weekend. Because Australia is part of the British Commonwealth, it commemorates the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II every year. All states and territories celebrate the Queen’s birthday in June, except for Western Australia (September) and Queensland (October). But regardless of where you’re studying, there’s plenty to do across the weekend.

SYDNEY

VIVID SYDNEY (ALL WEEKEND)
The NSW capital comes alive in June during Vivid Sydney, an incredible city-wide lights festival. Buildings all over Sydney are lit up in neon lights, and dazzling artworks are projected onto the faces of some pretty famous buildings. You can see the Sydney Opera House transformed into a moving piece of art, play in a light-filled enchanted garden, or check out 1000 illuminated cranes in The Rocks.

SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL (ALL WEEKEND)
Make sure you head along to see some of the best international and Australian films this winter at the Sydney Film Festival. You can catch one of the award-winning films at theatres around town, such as the State Theatre, or visit the Festival Hub at Sydney Town Hall to experience some incredible VR installations.

http://insiderguides.com.au/guide-whats-queens-birthday-weekend/

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