Source:The Age (Melbourne)
Posted: Monday, July 30, 2007
Most recent follow-up news item: February 23, 2021
The ACT government has gone through the final steps needed to make Melbourne Cup Day (the first Tuesday in November) a public holiday in the ACT, though it has finally been decided to name it Family and Community Day.
The addition of a new November public holiday had been announced last spring (2007-04-05).
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