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Queens Baton Relay Shared Celebrations [Hobart]

Queens Baton Relay Shared Celebrations [Hobart]

Ticketing Information



Friday February 9, 2018 - 1:00 PM


PW1 – Castray Esplanade
Castray Esplanade
Hobart, TAS 7000



Ben Richardson & Ray Hildson

Language/ Cultural Consultant:


About the Show

Community Celebration

The baton will be welcomed at the end of the relay by the City at a shared community celebration at PW1, 4.30–6.30 pm, which will include entertainment and official speeches. The Queen’s Baton will be carried on stage by local hero Campbell Remess at 5.30 pm.

Thirteen-year-old Campbell was nominated for his charity work with Project 365 by Campbell, sewing teddy bears for sick children at Royal Hobart Hospital.

Activities include:

  • two sets by Tasmanian singer-songwriter Asta, from 5.40 pm
  • rising Tasmanian star Madelena, who will perform a set of her original songs
  • child-friendly activities, including Social Circus and Imagination Playground
  • Borobi, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) mascot


The following community members will be carrying the baton proudly through the streets of Hobart.

  • Kris Apps
  • Stewart Bennett
  • Jacinta Cooper
  • George Cowen
  • Beverly Cowen
  • Wagas Durrani
  • Hamish Hall
  • Brendan Hanigan
  • Jodi Harrison
  • Fay Ibbott
  • Bethanie Kearney
  • Eddie Ockenden
  • William John Alan Perkins
  • Campbell Remess
  • Sonia Singh

For more information visit the Commonwealth Games website