The following are some of the events planned in the near future:
- The New South Wales Division will host a luncheon to celebrate The Queen’s Birthday on 7 June in the Cello Restaurant, Castlereagh Inn, Castlereagh Street, and Sydney. Details are available from the National Office.
- The Convener of the Victorian Division of ACM, Mr. Brett Hogan, will host a dinner in Melbourne on 8 June 2007 to celebrate the Queen’s Birthday. The guest speaker is the Hon. Tony Abbott, HM Federal Minister for Health, who will launch in Melbourne ACM’s recent monograph on the Australian Crown for which he wrote the foreword. Details are available from Mr. Hogan or through the National Office.
- The Chairman of the Council of United Commonwealth Societies of Tasmania, Mr. R.A. Watson advises that the Council will celebrate The Queen’s Birthday with a luncheon in the presence of their Patron, His Excellency, the Hon William Cox AC, RFD, ED, the Governor of Tasmania on Monday, 18th June 2007, at 12noon for 12.30pm at the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay, 7005. The dress is lounge suit or uniform, and the cost is $42.00 per person. Those wishing to attend should send details, including any special dietary requirements, to “ The Council of United Commonwealth Societies of Tasmania” to their respective Society Secretary on or before Monday, 11th June 2007. Bookings after this date may be made directly to the Hon. Secretary, John Salmon on (03) 6265 3840.
- The Convener of the Victorian Division, Mr. Brett Hogan, will host a luncheon in Melbourne on 20 August. The guest speaker will be Dr. Ann Twomey, the author of a book which has crated a bombshell in constitutional circles, “ The Chameleon Crown: The Queen and Her Australian Ministers.” Details will be sent out in good time to Victorian supporters.
- The Hon. Dr. Brendan Nelson, HM Federal Minister for Defence will formally open the 2007 ACM National Conference in Sydney in the morning of Saturday 25 August, 2007. The National Conference, on 24-25 August, 2007 will be our eighth since the Australian people voted to retain our constitutional system in 1999. A brochure is in preparation and will be sent out nationally in due course.