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Anzac Day Act 1995 – 1 July 2009

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Anzac Day is to be commemorated on 25 April each year and is a holiday throughout Queensland.

  • Section 3
Reason for law

To commemorate the bravery shown by those troops and of all members of the Australian Defence Force who have been involved in wars and armed conflicts for their country. (Introduction to Act)

Relevant links

ANZAC Day Trust Fund

Once Upon a War Time App

Media article

Is it time to repeal Australia’s century-old laws on the use of the word ‘Anzac’?

Critique

As Anzac day is celebrated nationally, maybe it should be a Commonwealth Act that grants a public holiday.

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