Apply online to request a personal message of congratulations from the Premier of South Australia in recognition of a significant birthday or wedding anniversary.
The Department of the Premier and Cabinet's Protocol Unit will also advise the offices of Her Majesty The Queen, the Governor-General, the Governor of South Australia, the Prime Minister, Federal and State Leaders of the Opposition, and Federal and State Members of Parliaments for 90th, 95th, 100th, 105th, 110th birthdays and 50th, 60th, 65th, 70th and 75th wedding anniversaries.
The Department of the Premier and Cabinet can only process applications for recipients who are residents of South Australia.
For recipients who are not residents of South Australia, please contact the relevant state or territory Department of the Premier and Cabinet (or equivalent) for more information about submitting an application form.
Milestones eligible for congratulatory messages
|Official Office||Birthdays||50th wedding anniversaries||60th+ wedding anniversaries|
|Premier of South Australia||90th and every fifth year thereafter||Yes||60th and every fifth year thereafter|
|Her Majesty The Queen||100th and 105th and subsequent birthdays||No||60th, 65th and 70th and subsequent anniversaries|
|Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia||100th and 105th and subsequent birthdays||Yes||60th, 65th and 70th and subsequent anniversaries|
|Governor of South Australia||100th and every fifth year thereafter||Yes||60th and every fifth year thereafter|
|Prime Minister of Australia||90th and every year thereafter||Yes and every year thereafter||Yes and every year thereafter|
|Federal Leader of the Opposition||90th and every fifth year thereafter||Yes||60th and every fifth year thereafter|
|State Leader of the Opposition||90th and every fifth year thereafter||Yes||60th and every fifth year thereafter|
|Federal and State Members of Parliament of the recipientís electorate||90th and every fifth year thereafter, some offices may vary||Yes||60th and every fifth year thereafter, some offices may vary|
To complete the online application you must provide one (1) form of evidence of the date of marriage or birth. Suitable documentation can include:
You can make arrangements for birthday or anniversary messages between two (2) months and no more than six (6) months prior to the date of the birthday or anniversary.
Applications received with less than two (2) monthsí notice will be processed but cannot be guaranteed to arrive by the date of the birthday or anniversary.
You can request a belated message up to one (1) month after the birthday or wedding anniversary has passed. Applications later than four (4) weeks cannot be submitted.
Processing times may vary with each official office.
Congratulatory messages can be delivered directly to the recipient or to a care-of address.