Congratulatory Messages

Her Excellency and His Majesty The King Buckingham Palace

Congratulatory message from the Governor of South Australia

South Australian residents who are celebrating a significant birthday or wedding anniversary can receive a congratulatory message from the Governor of South Australia.

Applications for congratulatory letters

Applications in writing for congratulatory letters to mark golden (50th), diamond (60th) and 70th wedding anniversaries, and 100th, 105th and 110th birthdays are welcome from family or friends.

Requests for messages are managed by the Department of Premier and Cabinet, which also arrange for messages to be sent by His Majesty The King, the Governor-General, the Premier, and the State and Federal Leaders of the Opposition.


To ensure a congratulatory message is received on time, applications should be submitted no less than two months and no more than six months prior to the date of the birthday or wedding anniversary.

Documentary evidence

The request must be submitted with documentary evidence of the birthday or wedding anniversary, such as a birth certificate, marriage certificate or statutory declaration.

Further information

Visit the Department of Premier and Cabinet website or phone (08) 8429 5135 for more information or to make a request.

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