Published on June 11, 2012, By admin
Queen's birthday is a public holiday which celebrates the birthday of Australia's Head of State, Queen Elizbeth II.
This celebration is held on the second Monday in June in every state and territory except Western Australia. In this year, June 11th is the official date for the oublic holiday.
During the day, a Queen's honour list will be announced and awarded to those Australian citizen who contributed great values for Australia and its community.
Any questions about Queen's birthday is not in the Australian citizenship test, but the public holiday is an important information if immigrants decided to become an Australia citizen.
However the informations about the structure and responsibilities of the Australia government and its people and also the role of queen is discussed in the official study booklet provided by DIAC for the Australian citizenship test.
1) "Australian Citizenship - Our Common Bond" - p50 for the description of Queen's Birthday