How you can pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

CONDOLENCE books signed by Fraser Coast residents paying tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will be sent to Buckingham Palace and archived by the Commonwealth.

Signing a condolence book is just one of the ways locals can honour The Queen following her death last week.

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Queen Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland last week – she was 96-years-old.

Members of the public can write messages and sign condolence books at Council Customer Service Centres and local libraries until Friday, 23 September.

You can also pay tribute to The Queen online via the official State of Queensland Condolence Book.

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Fraser Coast Mayor George Seymour said Council extended their condolences to His Majesty King Charles III and the Royal Family and gave thanks for the life and service of Queen Elizabeth II.

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“The messages from Fraser Coast residents will be sent to Buckingham Palace and archived by the Commonwealth. They may be displayed at its national institutions, forming part of the lasting record of Australia’s close relationship with The Queen over many decades,” Cr Seymour said.

A condolence motion and a minute’s silence in remembrance of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will occur at the next Council meeting on Wednesday 28 September.

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Council’s Customer Service Centres are located at 77 Tavistock Street in Hervey Bay and 211- 213 Adelaide Street in Maryborough.

Details about Fraser Coast Libraries’ locations and opening hours are available, here.

The Queensland Government’s official State of Queensland Condolence book can be signed by following this link.

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