President's Message

Commonwealth Day 2019

Happy New Year

 

We congratulate our Patron His excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DCS (Ret'd) on his appointment as the 27th Governor-General of Australia

 

We are delighted His Excellency will be joining us in celebrating Commonwealth Day 2019 on Monday 11 March with the theme 'A Connected Commonwealth.'

 

Our special guest speaker is Margy Osmond, an Australian businesswoman and current Chief Executive Officer of the Tourism and Transport Forum (TTF).

 

Bookings are now open.

https://www.commday.org.au/events/booking-forms-for-lunch/

 

The 53 Commonwealth flags will be on display on Parliament House with students from NSW Public Schools holding each of the flags as guests arrive.

  

The winners of the Tom Harvey Award for Citizenship and the Pat Keill OAM Award will be announced with each winner receiving $2,000.

 

This is just one of the many activities that occur around the Commonwealth of Nations and in particular the 'Big Lunch' community spirit event www.commonwealthbiglunches.com

 

Come and join us for this great Commonwealth Day celebration. 

 

Warm regards

 

Janet Stewart

President