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M2006 statement on God Save The Queen

02 Mar 06 02:46

Melbourne 2006 logo. 2 March 2006

The Chairman of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, Ron Walker, said all arrangements for the Opening Ceremony have been made in consultation with Buckingham Palace, and in line with the protocol of the Commonwealth Games Federation constitution.

“As previously stated, the Queen will be appropriately honoured in the Opening Ceremony and during her visit to Melbourne,” Mr Walker said.

No further comment from Mr Walker or the Melbourne 2006 Organising Committee will be made on this matter.

For further information:

Michelle Coffey
Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games
0400 914 516
michelle.coffey@melbourne2006.com.au
 
Mitch Catlin
Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games
0401 005 693
mitch.catlin@melbourne2006.com.au

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