Local residents celebrating a special birthday or anniversary can receive personal congratulations from the Prime Minister, Governor-General or The Queen.
For a 50th wedding anniversary, Australians are eligible to receive a letter from the Prime Minister, the Opposition Leader and the Governor-General.
For a 60th wedding anniversary (and every five years after that), letters are available from the Prime Minister, the Opposition Leader, the Governor-General and the Queen.
For a 90th birthday, Australians are eligible to receive a letter from the Prime Minister and the Opposition Leader.
Arranging Celebratory Messages
You can make arrangements for anniversary messages up to two months before the celebration. You can request a belated message up to one month after the birthday or wedding anniversary has passed.
In order to process this request, please provide a copy of either the marriage or wedding certificate, or a statutory declaration stating the date of the occasion.
Please complete the following form and we will get in contact with you to organise the necessary supporting evidence. Please be ready to provide us with a birth certificate, a marriage certificate or a statutory declaration.