||The Australian Prime Minister, R.G. Menzies broadcasts that Australia is now at war with Germany.
||Australia passes the National Security act. Earl Page steps down as Australia's Country Party Leader, to be replaced by Archie Cameron.
||The Australian Government announces the creation of a 20,000 strong defense force.
||Australia and Britain establish the Empire Air Training Scheme.
||The Australian Cabinet agrees to the sending of Australian troops overseas.