National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty the Queen Thursday, 22 September 2022 on Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Number: A13/2022

Date: 14 September 2022

Thursday, 22 September 2022 will be a Public Holiday in the Indian Ocean Territories for the National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

This is a one-off national public holiday to allow people to pay their respects and commemorate Her Majesty’s remarkable life and dedication to service. It will coincide with a national memorial service for the Queen at Parliament House in Canberra.

Natasha Griggs
Administrator of Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands

  • Proclamation Christmas Island Day of Mourning PDF: 216 KB
  • Proclamation Cocos (Keeling) Islands Day of Mourning PDF: 227 KB