Date: 9 March 2015
Theme: Youth and the Commonwealth: Enduring Values, New Ideas
Queen's message delivered by: His Excellency General Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC - See the full text HERE
Prime Minister's message delivered by: Senator for Canberra Zed Seselja -See the full text Here
Special guest: Holly Ransom. - See the full text of her address HERE
Holly was handpicked by Rio Tinto CEO Sam Walsh, at the age of 21 to support him in creating effective change through the organisation. She was also handpicked by Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott to work on the World Y 20 and B20 conferences in Australia in July and September 2014 and was a 2013 finalist for the Young Australian of the Year. The Financial Review named her one of the 100 Most Influential Women in Australia.