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Australia's ACT Ready To Declare New November Public Holiday

Source: The Age (Melbourne)
Posted on Monday, July 30, 2007

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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