State Memorial Service - the Honourable Gordon Scholes AO

State Memorial Service - the Honourable Gordon Scholes AO

PM&C
Friday, 14 December 2018

Depatment of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Professional portrait of the Hon Gordon Scholes AO

A State Memorial Service for the Honourable Gordon Scholes AO will take place at 11.00 am on Tuesday 18 December 2018 at Tuckers Chapel, Barrabool Hills Centre, 4-32 Province Boulevard, Highton, Victoria.

Mr Scholes was Minister for Territories from 1984 to 1987, Minister for Defence from 1983 to 1984 and Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1975 to 1976. He represented the Federal Seat of Corio in the House of Representatives from 1967 to 1993. Mr Scholes was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 1993 for service to Australia.

Family, friends, representatives of organisations and members of the public are welcome to attend the State Memorial. There will be reserved seating for those on the Commonwealth Table of Precedence, the immediate family and close family friends. All other seating will be in order of arrival until the venue reaches capacity.

Doors will open at 10.00 am. All guests are kindly requested to be seated by 10.30 am. Ushers will be on hand to assist with seating.

Enquiries can be directed to the Protocol Officer, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet in Canberra on (02) 6271 6129 or email statememorial@pmc.gov.au

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations may be made to Anam Cara House