Canberra Day 2018 and 2019
Canberra Day is a public holiday held on the second Monday of March each year in Canberra, to celebrate the naming ceremony of Australia’s capital which took place on 12 March 1913. In 2018, Canberra Day will be celebrated on Monday 12 March.
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Canberra Day is celebrated with a public holiday for all people in the Australian Capital Territory, and there are many events that take place during March each year as part of the Canberra Day celebrations.
Canberra Day Events
- The Canberra Festival – multiple events taking place throughout March in Canberra.
- The Chief Minister’s Canberra Day Awards Ceremony
Until 2007, Canberra Day was celebrated on the third Monday of March each year. In 2007 the date was moved to the second Monday of March, so that in future years, the celebration would fall closer to the original date of 12 March.
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