A London memorial service for Gough Whitlam, who passed away in October, will be held at Australia House on Monday, 8 December.
The Hon Alexander Downer AC, High Commissioner for Australia to the UK, welcomes all well-wishers to attend the service for the former Australian Prime minister, which will run from 6.00pm – 7.00pm (Arrivals from 5.30pm to be seated promptly by 5.55pm).
You must confirm your attendance at the Gough Whitlam service by Monday, 01 December, to the social Secretary to the High Commissioner, Miss Hayley Dunn-Johnston via email [email protected] or telephone 020 7887 5210.
Be aware that entrance to the Australian High Commission will require a brief security check.
Where possible, you are asked to avoid bringing large bags/suitcases into the building and, whilst there will be cloakroom facilities, to keep all personal belongings to a minimum. This will reduce the waiting time to enter Australia House.