VICTORIA’S 165th ANNIVERSARY
On the 1st of July 1851, Victoria achieved not only its separate geographic boundaries, but also Responsible Government with the formation of the Victorian Parliament. Other Victorian institutions including the Supreme Court and the Public Service also commenced on this important day. (A public holiday prior to World War 1.). Each year this event is celebrated, details below.
Victorian Flag raising and re-enactment
A Victorian flag raising ceremony and re-enactment of Governor Latrobe’s reading of the proclamation of separation will be held in Swanston Street, in front of the Melbourne Town Hall at 10.30 a.m. on Friday the 1st of July 2016.
Bookings not necessary, just come if you are interested, there is no charge.
Victoria Day Awards Ceremony
The Victoria Day Awards will be presented in the Lower Town Hall Friday the 1st of July 2016 at 11.00 a.m. (No Charge).
Bookings are preferred but not necessary.
Reception following the Awards
After the awards refreshments, including The Victoria Day Birthday Cake, will be served in the Portico Room in the Town Hall. The Reception will cost $15.00 per person.
Bookings are preferred but not necessary, via continue booking at the bottom of this page.
Separation Dinner and La Trobe Lecture
Melbourne Town Hall, Swanston Street Melbourne
Norman Kennedy, 0419 379 540, firstname.lastname@example.org