Congratulatory Messages

Celebrating a Special Anniversary?

The office of Paul Fletcher MP can organise official anniversary messages for constituents celebrating a special birthday or wedding anniversary. Depending on the milestone you can receive personal congratulations from the Prime Minister, Governor-General or The King.

Who Qualifies?

The Prime Minister will send a message of congratulations to people turning 90 years of age or more.

The King 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 King will write again every five years.

The Prime Minister and Governor-General send messages to couples celebrating 50 years of marriage and subsequent wedding anniversaries.

The King sends messages to couples celebrating 60 years of marriage and will write every five years after that on request.

When to Arrange the Message

You can make arrangements for anniversary messages up to three months before the celebration. You can also request a belated message up to one month after the birthday or wedding anniversary has passed. You must allow at least one month for the office to guarantee delivery of letters.

Where Will the Message Be Delivered?

Messages can be delivered directly to the recipient or to a care-of address for surprises.

How to Arrange a Message

To arrange an anniversary message, you can call the Office of Paul Fletcher MP on (02) 9465 3950 or fill out the form below.

You will need to provide supporting documentation like birth certificates or marriage certificates. If these are not available you can provide a statutory declaration. Statutory declaration forms are available at any post office.

Where appropriate, your request to the Prime Minister will be passed on to the Governor-General and the King so you only have to make one application.

Details of the person's celebrating the milestone

Please provide information about the person you want to request the congratulatory message for.

Please including the title(s), first name(s) and surname(s) of the person(s) celebrating the milestone, anniversary or birthday.


Your contact details

These are your details that help us get in contact with you. You may wish to keep this celebratory message a surprise, so ensure you provide contact details that can receive correspondence that won't be seen your intended recipient.

Delivery details

Please provide some delivery details below.

NOTE: If you'd like to specify a different date for when you'd like any documentation to arrive, you can do that in the next field.

NOTE: You can enter a different address for where you'd like to have any documentation sent in the NEXT field.

If you'd like to specify a different address for sending any documentation, other than the recipient's address, add that full, postal address here.

Supporting documentation

Let us know how you will provide the supporting documentation for this milestone.
Supporting documentation

Maximum 3 files.
5 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, rtf, pdf, doc, docx, odt, ppt, pptx, odp, xls, xlsx, ods, jpg, png.