News, Events, History, Tradition
Happy Birthday Prince George
21 July 2020
It seems only yesterday the announcement of his birth was televised across the globe, but the British royal family’s “jolliest” and “best dressed” member, the young Prince George of Cambridge, is turning seven years old today (22nd July).
2021 Commonwealth education awards extended to 31 August
04 July 2020
The opportunity to enter the 2021 Commonwealth education awards for good practice has now been extended to 31 August 2020.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have thanked frontline workers on Canada Day
01 July 2020
This Canada Day The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have thanked frontline workers across the country for their efforts in helping to protect and support their communities.
Dictatorship powers to be given to the Australian government under the new republic system
27 June 2020 · 1 reaction
Republic lobbyists are proposing a new system that would give the political party in office such significant influence over the powers of the head of state it would pave the way for a dictatorship to form.
The Queen's Birthday Parade
14 June 2020
A video of The Queen's Birthday Parade at Windsor, Saturday 13 June, 2020.
World Ocean Day - Australia's Involvement in the Commonwealth Blue Charter
07 June 2020 · 1 reaction
World Ocean Day is on 8th of June, which is a day to celebrate and honour the ocean, which connects us all.
GPS Imports Runs Insensitive and Disrespectful Ad
07 June 2020 · 1 reaction
A company called GPS Imports, which distributes European spare parts for scooters and motorcycles, has launched a disgraceful advertising campaign in Australia.
The disrespectful use of the Queen's photo is appalling.
Why is the Queen's birthday celebrated in June?
06 June 2020
Queen Elizabeth II was born on 21st of April 1926.
But in ACT, NSW, NT, SA, TAS and Victoria we celebrate the Queens's Birthday Holiday on the second Monday of June each year. In WA & QLD, the holiday is celebrated in October.
Why is this so?
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge mark UK's Volunteers’ Week
05 June 2020
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge marked UK's Volunteers’ Week this June, speaking to volunteers in different parts of the UK to thank them for the support that they provide to their communities.
Victory in Europe Day
08 May 2020
Today we celebrate not only victory in Europe, but also a personal victory for the League in having our national broadcaster, the ABC, broadcast the Queen’s VE Day Message in Australia.
On this page we bring to you the Queen’s speech together with the speech of her father King George VI exactly 75 years ago, and also other videos relating to VE Day and the Queen.