Public transport is free until midnight Sunday, and the state government will waive fees to encourage residents to participate in the historic proclamation of His Majesty the King’s Ceremony in Sydney.
Even those who can’t make it to the city can take advantage of free travel offered by trains, buses, ferries and light rail throughout the state.
Prime Minister Dominic Perrotet said the ceremony will be held outside the NSW Parliament House from 12:30pm, with the Australian Defense Forces Guard, NSW Police Service playing the national anthem and the Australian National Anthem, NSW Police Cavalry, 21 shots. A gunshot salute will be held. From Government House Sydney.
He said the event is an opportunity for everyone to participate in a historic occasion.
“As states, nations and the Commonwealth continue to mourn the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, it is only fitting that we celebrate the accession of Her Majesty King Charles III,” Perrote said.
Guests attending the premiere at the event include NSW Chief Justice Andrew Bell, NSW Governor Margaret Beasley, NSW Ministers, MPs and Labor Leader Chris Minnes.
Transportation Minister David Elliott said waiving bus and train tickets would give all residents the chance to participate in the historic ceremony.
However, local NSW-wide travel will also be free.
“The unique way a constitutional monarchy respects the rights of its citizens means it is appropriate to give everyone the opportunity to attend the proclamation,” Elliott said.
Edicts occur when a new monarch takes over the throne after his predecessor has died.
A successor will be proclaimed as soon as possible at the Accession Council in London.
His Majesty King Charles III’s Proclamation Ceremony will be held outside NSW Parliament House at 12:30pm on Sunday, and the public will be able to watch the event from Macquarie Street.
Prior to the ceremony, New South Wales Governor Margaret Beasley presided over a meeting of the Executive Council, where she received formal advice from the Prime Minister and ministers for King Charles III to be declared King of Australia. receive.
Operations Commander Superintendent Anthony Bell said additional police resources will be deployed to ensure a safe and secure environment for those attending both event venues.
“We will work closely with other agencies to ensure the flow of vehicle, pedestrian and commuter traffic around the event and across the Sydney CBD.
Superintendent Anthony Bell said, “With large crowds expected at the Floral Tribute Venue and Macquarie Street, we are taking general and professional precautions to ensure the safety of community members attending these events. Deploy resources.
As states and nations mourn the passing of Her Majesty, her statue will continue to hang from the sails of the Sydney Opera House each night during national mourning.
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