► Request for Congratulatory Message

If you or someone you know is celebrating a special birthday or anniversary, you can request a letter from the Premier of Queensland, Prime Minister of Australia, Governor-General or Her Majesty The Queen to mark the occasion. Forms can be collected from my office. Once completed, please return it to my office and we will organise the rest for you.

CONGRATULATORY LETTER TYPES

BIRTHDAYS

90th birthday letters can be requested from:

- Prime Minister of Australia

- Premier of Queensland.

100th, 105th and 110th birthday letters can be requested from:

- Her Majesty The Queen

- Governor-General of Australia

- Prime Minister of Australia

- Governor of Queensland

- Premier of Queensland.

ANNIVERSARIES

50 (Golden) anniversary letters can be requested from:

- Prime Minister of Australia

- Premier of Queensland

- Governor of Queensland.

60, 65, 70 (Diamond) anniversary letters can be requested from:

- Her Majesty The Queen

- Governor-General of Australia

- Prime Minister of Australia

- Governor of Queensland

- Premier of Queensland.

HOW TO REQUEST A LETTER

Request forms are available at my office. You will also need to provide a copy of a supporting document to verify the applicant’s date of birth or marriage: birth or marriage certificate* (short extract or photocopy acceptable) or passport or citizenship papers (photocopy acceptable).

*If you do not have a marriage certificate, you can supply a statutory declaration to confirm that the date and place of marriage are correct. The statutory declaration should be signed by a member of the family and witnessed by a Justice of the Peace or Commissioner for Declarations.

CHECK THE NOTICE PERIOD

For birthdays:

90 years—allow 3 weeks

100, 105, 110 years—allow 4 weeks

For anniversaries:

50 (Golden)—allow 3 weeks

60, 65, 70 (Diamond)—allow 4 weeks