Request a Congratulatory Message

Australians who are celebrating a milestone birthday or wedding anniversary can apply to receive personal messages of congratulations from the Prime Minister, Governor-General or The Queen.

All requests need to be made 5 weeks before the date of the anniversary or birthday. Belated messages can be arranged upon request.

Apply to receive a Congratulatory Message
  • The Prime Minister will send a message of congratulations to people turning 90 years of age (or more).
  • The Queen and Governor-General will send a message on a 100th birthday.
  • On request, the Prime Minister and the Governor-General will write again every year and The Queen will write again every five years following the 100th Birthday.
  • The Prime Minister and Governor-General send messages to couples celebrating 50 years of marriage and subsequent wedding anniversaries.
  • The Queen will send messages to couples celebrating 60 years of marriage and will write every five years after that on request. 
WEDDING ANNIVERSARIESWHO SENDS MESSAGES
50Governor of Queensland
Prime Minister of Australia
Premier of Queensland
60; 65; 70Her Majesty The Queen
Governor-General of Australia
Governor of Queensland
Prime Minister of Australia
Premier of Queensland
BIRTHDAYWHO SENDS MESSAGES
90Prime Minister of Australia
Premier of Queensland
100; 105; 110Her Majesty The Queen
Governor-General of Australia
Governor of Queensland
Prime Minister of Australia
Premier of Queensland
How do I arrange the message?

You can arrange a congratulatory message by filling out the form below and attaching supporting documents. Supporting documents are a copy of a marriage certificate, copy of a birth certificate, or if either of these is unavailable, a Statutory Declaration can be made. For details on making a Statutory Declaration contact the Bundaberg electorate office on 07 4152 0744.

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