Flag Day Programme 2009 - Martin Place, Sydney
Proudly celebrating - 108th Birthday Anniversary of our
Australian National Flag and Australian Red Ensign

ANFA NSW Newsletter 2009

Time

Information

11.30am
11.55am
Background Australian/classical music plays
Participants assemble in position – guests, band and singers

12.00 –
12.05

Ms Dianna Hammond – Brief Introduction and welcome
Musical Introduction – Woolooware High School Band  (1st number)

12.05 –
12.15

  • Back announce Ray Avard & brief on Woolooware High Band

Introduce programme rundown and participants:

  • Guest of Honour, Katie Richardson, Miss World Australia2008/09
  • Guest Speaker, Jamie Parker, Mayor of Leichhardt
  • Guest, Ken Ryder, Merchant Navy Association of Australia
  • John Vaughan, Vexillographer & National Spokesman, ANFA
  • Messages from: H E The Governor-General & Governor
  • Re-Intro Band

12.10 –
12.20

Woolooware High School Band – (2nd number)
Letter from Prime Minister

12.20-
12.25

Messages from: Premier’s & Leader of (NSW) &
Leader of (Federal) Opposition Opposition’s Messages

12.25-
12.30

John Vaughan introduces Master of Ceremonies, Dianna Hammond
Dianna Hammond – performance (2 songs)

12.30-
12.35

Introduce Mr Les Dudman, President, ANFA New South Wales
Summary of other VIP Messages

12.35-
12.40

Dianna Hammond
“Stand Up Australia”

12.40-
12.45

Introduce: Guest of Honour
Speech: Katie Richardson, Miss World Australia 2008/2009

12.45 –
12.50

Woolooware High School Band and Singers (3rd number)
- “Today is a Gift” -

12.50-
12.55

Intro: Guest Speaker, Jamie Parker, Mayor of Leichhardt
Speech: Honouring the only New South Wales Designer of Australia National Flag, Mr Leslie John Hawkins a teenager from Leichhardt

12.55 –
1.00

Introduces Mr John Vaughan, Vexillographer and Past President, ANFA NSW & Flag Escort Party assembles near the flagpole

1.00-
1.10

John Vaughan leads the Flag Breaking-out ceremony which is 
followed by three rousing cheers and the National Anthem

1.10-
1.15

Display large, Australian National Flag of “Stars and Crosses”  for all to recite the AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL FLAG PROMISE

1.15 –

Thank you and acknowledgement of Ray Avard, master musician       - Conclusion, Woolooware High School Band – concluding selection with massed finale

 

 

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