Commonwealth Day 2014
Written by ACM   
Monday, 10 March 2014

Commonwealth Day was celebrated on 10 March 2014 by the NSW Commonwealth Day Council at Parliament House Sydney. Her Excellency the Governor, Professor Bashir, read a message from HM The Queen and Head of the Commonwealth. ACM took up the largest number of group tables.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo: Commonwealth Day was celebrated on 10 March 2014 by the NSW Commonwealth Day Council at Parliament House Sydney.  Her Excellency the Governor, Professor Bashir, read a message from HM The Queen and Head of the Commonwealth. ACM took up the largest number of group tables.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Photo: The Governor was received in the forecourt and inspected the  Scots College Band at the Commonwealth Day function referred to below. This image is from 2013
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Photo: The entry of the Governor into Parliament House between children parading the flags of the Commonwealth on Commonwealth Day 2013. This was repeated on 10 March 2014 ( see below)
 
 

 

 

 

 

 
Photo: Another image by Ian Bird of the 2012 Commonwealth Day Debate.  The Debate is held every year among NSW schools on the second Monday in March, normally in the Legislative Assembly chamber.   It precedes the Commonwealth Day Lunch where the Governor reads a message from the Head of the Commonwealth, The Queen.   The Governor normally reviews the Scots College Pipe Band in the forecourt of the Parliament, the oldest in the nation.
The images above are from  Commonwealth Day, 2012. They are by Ian Bird.