Frequently Asked Questions

Premier and Governor

Where can I find out information about the Premier of Victoria?

Information about Victoria’s 48th Premier, the Honourable Daniel Andrews MP can be found at the Premier’s website.

How can I write to the Premier of Victoria?

Information on contacting the Premier by telephone or email can be found in the Contact section of the Premier’s website.

Written correspondence to the Premier may be sent to:

Office of the Premier
1 Treasury Place
GPO Box 4912VV
Melboune Victoria 3002

Where can I find out information about the Governor of Victoria?

Information about the Governor of Victoria, the Honourable Linda Dessau AM can be found on the Governor’s website.

Flags

Where can I find out information about the Victorian Flag?

Find information on the Victorian Flag or the Victorian Flag Notifications Network.

Where can I find out information about the Australian Flag and the related protocols?

Information about the Australian flag and a full range of national flag protocols can be found at the Its An Honour website.

Does DPC have flags available for loan?

State, territory and Australian flags are available for loan to organisations.
Please contact Protocol and Special Events on (03) 9651 9369 or by email on protocol.enquiries@dpc.vic.gov.au.

How can I receive flag notifications?

Organisations can be notified when flags should be flown at half-mast or flown for special events by joining the Victorian Flag Notifications Network.

Emblems

What are the flora and fauna emblems of Victoria?

The emblems are:

The Queen

Where can I find out information about the Queen?

Information about Her Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth can be found at the official website of the British Monarchy.

How can I write to the Queen?

Written correspondence to the Queen may be sent to:

Her Majesty the Queen
Buckingham Palace
London SW1A 1AA

A formal letter should open with 'Madam' and close with the form 'I have the honour to be, Madam, Your Majesty's humble and obedient servant'.

How can I apply to attend the Garden Party, Royal Ascot or Trooping of the Colour while in the United Kingdom?

Information sheets on these events and application forms are released annually. Please contact Protocol and Special Events for detailed information about each of these activities on (03) 9651 9369 or by email on protocol.enquiries@dpc.vic.gov.au.

Protocol

What is the order of precedence or rank at official and ceremonial events?

Information on the Victorian Order of Precedence can be found here.

Information on the Commonwealth Order of Precedence can be found here.

Australia Day

How can I find out information about what’s happening on Australia Day in Victoria?

You can find out more information by visiting Victoria’s Australia Day website.

What is the 26ers club?

Victorians born on Australia Day may join the 26ers Club and receive a badge and a card each year. To register please send proof of date of birth and a current address to:

Australia Day Committee
Strategic Communication, Engagement and Protocol
Department of Premier and Cabinet
Level 34
121 Exhibition Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Last updated on Wednesday, 22 March 2017