Congratulatory messages

Residents of Western Australia who are celebrating a significant birthday or wedding anniversary can receive a congratulatory message.

Applications in writing for these messages are welcome from any relative, friend, or Member of Parliament. When accepted, this office will arrange a congratulatory message from the Governor of Western Australia.

Requests for messages are forwarded to the Offices of the Prime Minister, the Premier and the State and Federal Leaders of the Opposition. Requests that are eligible for a message from the Governor-General or The Queen will be forwarded to Government House, Canberra.

A Congratulatory Message Request Form must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Governor at least four to six weeks prior to the birthday or anniversary, to allow the message to be prepared and received on time.

The form must be returned with a photocopy of the relevant certified birth or marriage certificates. Statutory Declarations are also acceptable.

Criteria

The following anniversaries and/or birthdays will be acknowledged by the following representatives:
  • 90th, 100th, 105th birthdays

    (and every year thereafter)

    • The Queen*
    • The Governor-General*
    • The Governor
    • The Prime Minister
    • The Federal Leader of the Opposition
    • The Premier of Western Australia
    • The State Leader of the Opposition
    (*Not 90th Birthday)

  • Diamond (60th), 65th, 70th wedding anniversaries

    (and every year thereafter)

    • The Queen
    • The Governor-General
    • The Governor
    • The Prime Minister
    • The Federal Leader of the Opposition
    • The Premier of Western Australia
    • The State Leader of the Opposition

  • Golden (50th) wedding anniversaries

    • The Governor-General
    • The Governor
    • The Prime Minister
    • The Federal Leader of the Opposition
    • The Premier of Western Australia
    • The State Leader of the Opposition

Request a message

Please complete the below form in full or download a copy and email to [email protected]
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