THE HONOURABLE ROBERT JAMES LEE HAWKE AC
FRIDAY 14 JUNE 2019
A State Memorial Service for the Honourable Robert James Lee Hawke AC, former Prime Minister of Australia, will be held at 11.30am on Friday 14 June 2019 at the Sydney Opera House, Sydney, New South Wales.
Mr Hawke was the Prime Minister of Australia from 1983 to 1991. He was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia in 1979 for service to trade unionism and industrial relations.
As a mark of mourning and respect, the Australian National Flag should be flown at half-mast from all buildings and establishments occupied by Victorian Government departments and affiliated agencies (all day) on Friday 14 June 2019.