26 Nov, 2017

Flag Broadcast: State Funeral Service - Mrs Gillian Rolton OAM

Half Masting of all Flags

Monday, 27 November 2017

State Funeral Service – Mrs Gillian Rolton OAM

A State Funeral for the late Mrs Gillian Rolton OAM, South Australian equestrian icon and dual Olympic gold medallist, will take place at 1:00pm today, Monday, 27 November 2017 at Victoria Park / Pakapakanthi.

As a mark of mourning and respect and in accordance with protocol, it is recommended that all flags be flown at half-mast all day on Monday, 27 November 2017 from all buildings and establishments occupied by Government departments and affiliated agencies. The flag should be flown at half-mast from the commencement of business until the close of business – or where it is floodlit and flown overnight, then from sunrise to sunset.

State, territory and local government agencies as well as non-government organisations are also welcome to follow this protocol.

Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please contact the Protocol Unit on (08) 8429 5135 if you require further information.

For more information on how to correctly fly the Australian, State or Aboriginal Flags, please refer to the Commonwealth Government’s website www.itsanhonour.gov.au