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National Day of Mourning and National Memorial Service for the victims of flight MH17
The Australian Government has declared Thursday 7 August 2014 to be a National Day of Mourning to honour the innocent victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.
On this day, flags on all Australian Government buildings, here and overseas, will be flown at half-mast. For further information please see current flag announcements.
A National Memorial Service is to take place at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Melbourne, at 10.30 am on Thursday 7 August 2014. For further information please see the Prime Minister’s media statement on the Prime Minister’s website.