22-26 Her Majesty the Queen

Circular DetailsCircular No 22-26 / Date 9 September 2022/ Doc ID A835428
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Australians woke to the news this morning that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II passed away on 8 September 2022 at the age of 96.

Her Late Majesty played a vital role in the shaping of NSW.  She visited NSW cities, suburbs and regional areas on many occasions throughout her reign and will be forever linked to our State and to our Nation. 

Today is a day of mourning, with flags lowered to half mast, and there will be a number of official steps taken to recognise the Sovereign’s death.

Where to go for further information

More information on protocols and how NSW will pay tribute and observances will be provided at on the NSW Government website at

Information is also available on the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet website at:

These websites are being updated frequently as new information emerges.