Public holiday in Australia is a one-off for day of mourning for Queen

Governor General David Hurley has officially proclaimed King Charles III as the ruler of Australia.

The funeral of Queen Elizabeth will take place on September 19 at Westminster Abbey in London, UK.

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese declared Thursday, September 22 a national day of mourning for the Queen as a public holiday.

This is a one-off public holiday to coincide with the memorial service for the Queen which will be held after the Prime Minister and Governor General return from the Queen’s funeral in London.

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