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Western Australia Day in Australia

 

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Western Australia Day is celebrated to commemorate the founding of the Swan River Colony in 1829.The alternative name of Western Australia Day is Foundation Day renamed in 2011. It marks the celebrations of meeting of two cultures, one of them being Australia's Indigenous culture.

Western Australia Day is observed on first Monday of June every year and this day is declared as a public holiday in Western Australia. Because of Western Australia Day celebrations, people of Western Australia do not celebrate the Queen's Birthday Holiday in June, unlike the other states do; but for Western Australians it is held in September or October instead.

Background on Western Australia Day

Foundation day on June 1, 1829 marks an important day in the history of Western Australia as many men, women, children and free settlers finished their long sea voyage aboard the Parmelia.

Western Australia Day recognize the state's Indigenous history, early European settlers, and many other people from different parts of the world who have made western Australia their home.

Celebrations on Western Australia Day

As Western Australia Day is a public holiday, many of the schools and other educational establishments, many businesses and other organizations and stores are usually closed. This gives people to participate in a wide range of events organized on the Western Australia Day. The Governor of Western Australia hosts a breakfast and the invitations to this event come in form of competition prizes. People who participate in the event have to describe why a particular group or area is strong, vibrant and inclusive.

What is Western Australia Day Meant in Today's Life?

Western Australia Day is meant to honor all those people who came to Western Australia before us and also to the citizens of today who are building our future. The WA Day is a day of significance and pride to exhibit the admiration for the efforts and achievements made by fellow citizens of Western Australia.

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Western Australia Day Facts

    Monday, Jun 3, 2013  (Western Australia)
    Monday, Jun 2, 2014  (Western Australia)
    Monday, Jun 1, 2015  (Western Australia)
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