The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system composed of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for over 2,300 kilometres over an area of approximately 344,400 square kilometres.
State School Term Dates in Australia in 2021.
Each State and Territory in Australia has a Government department responsible for setting School Term and Holiday dates. Consequently, these dates are not always the same in each State.
The 2021 schooling year begins on a date between 27th January and 3rd … Read the rest
When is Labour Day in Australia in 2020?.
Labour Day is is a public holiday in Australia but is held on different days, depending on what part of Australia you are looking at.
Labour Day was originally called ‘Eight Hours Day’.
Labour Day in 2020..
2 March 2020 in WA.… Read the rest
The Ekka public holiday, in Brisbane City, Queensland, will be on Friday, 14th August 2020.
This was announced by the Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, in state parliament on Thursday, 21st May 2020.
The date would normally have been on Wednesday, 12 August 2020.
Ekka Wednesday is the 6th day of … Read the rest
The “Vasco da Gama” is a 1,220 passenger Cruise ship operated by ‘Cruise & Maritime Voyages Australia’ [CMV].
The Vasco Da Gama docked in Fremantle, Western Australia, in late March.
First the good news:
There have been no confirmed cases of COVID-19 on any CMV ships across the globe.
The … Read the rest
Anzac day is Saturday 25 April in 2020.
Anzac Day is an Australian National public holiday according to the Australian government.
Public holidays | australia.gov.au
Our National Public Holidays are New Year’s Day, Australia Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
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A Selection of Hotels in Brisbane, Queensland.
Looking for somewhere to stay in Brisbane?
Well, that is what I was doing, in March 2020, and I was pleasantly surprised to find decent hotels at $108.00 per night, and that is Australian dollars. (US$72 or GBP £56) That particular one was … Read the rest
The Queen’s Birthday 2019.
The Queen was born on the 21st April 1926, and her Birthday is therefore the 21st April, so why is her birthday on a different day?
In Queensland, her birthday in 2019 is celebrated today, 7th October 2019 with a public holiday.
In most of the … Read the rest
When is the Queen’s Birthday in Australia in 2019.
The Queen’s birthday is celebrated on different days, depending on what part of Australia you are looking at, although most will use 10th June in 2019.
- ACT: 10th June 2019
- NSW: 10th June 2019
- NT: 10th June 2019
- SA: 10th June
When does Autumn in Australia start?.
Autumn in Australia begins on the first day of March and ends on the last day of May.
School holidays in Autumn normally cover part of April and last about two weeks.