His Excellency the Honourable Chris Dawson APM was sworn in as the 34th Governor of Western Australia on 15 July 2022.
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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 King 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. Please note, His Majesty King Charles III is unable to offer congratulatory messages for events that have already taken place.
The form must be returned with a photocopy of the relevant certified birth or marriage certificates. Statutory Declarations are also acceptable.
The following anniversaries and/or birthdays will be acknowledged by the following representatives:
90th, 100th, 105th birthdays (and every year thereafter)
(*Not 90th Birthday)
Diamond (60th), 65th, 70th wedding anniversaries (and every year thereafter)
Golden (50th) wedding anniversaries
Address for message (if different from residential address):
50 years (Golden)60 years (Diamond)65 years (Sapphire)70 years (Platinum)Other
Date of anniversary or birthday
Date message preferred
Daytime contact number
Applicant's email address
Please provide supporting documentation for your message. A photocopy of the relevant certified birth or marriage certificates indicating the date of the anniversary/birthday. Statutory Declarations and photocopies of passports are also acceptable.
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