Flag Day 2021 – Queensland

Australian National Flag Day Ceremony, 3 September 2021, at Brisbane City Hall

An outstanding celebration of the annual Australian National Flag Day marking the 120th Anniversary of the creation of our national chief national symbol, our flag of “Stars and Crosses”.
Despite an early spring shower, a large and enthusiastic crowd participated. A most successful patriotic event thanks to the Brisbane City Council, the Australian Defence Force and Allan Pidgeon, President of ANFA Queensland.
Brisbane City Hall with flags

King George V Statue

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner and members of the Brisbane City Council


Student guest speakers

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner

Flag Raising Ceremony



Army Band


The flag’s 120th birthday cake 

Lieutenant Colonel (ret’d) Miles Farmer OAM (left) and Daryl Scott, Scouts Queensland (right)

Benjamin Woolmer, Chief Operations Officer, Australian Defence Force Academy talking to students

Michael O’Connor, Vice President, ANFA Queensland (right) presents ANFA Certificate of Appreciation to Shannon Fay, Aussie World (centre); Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner (left)

Senior Australian Defence Force Officer, Iain Carty, RAAF

Lieutenant Commander Jonathan Lyons, Royal Australian Navy (left) and Benjamin Woolmer

Australian National Flag Day Assembly at Ipswich Central State School (10th Sep, 2021)

Allan Pidgeon, President, ANFA Queensland

Allan Pidgeon with teachers and students

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