Promotional folder with a number of documents outlining the details of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay. Collected at the launch of the Queen's Baton Relay at Parliament House, Canberra in 2005. It includes information on: the Community Runner Program, the Australian leg of the Queen's Baton Relay, the design of the Queen's Baton, Facts about the Commonwealth Games, Facts about Australian Wildlife, Athlete Biographies and the Official Song of the Queen's Baton Relay.

Physical Description

Cardboard Folder; green with picture of Queen's Baton on cover, containing 15 A4 fact sheets.

More Information

  • Collection Names

    Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Collection

  • Collecting Areas

    Leisure, Public Life & Institutions

  • Acquisition Information

    Donation from Ms Deborah Tout-Smith, Mar 2006

  • Place & Date Collected

    Parliament House, Canberra, Greater Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2005

  • Inscriptions

    Cardboard Folder. "Queen's Baton Relay/ XVIII Commonwealth Games/ celebrating community/ Melbourne 2006/ XVIII Commonwealth Games/ Australia" Fact Sheet "Community Runner Program Fact Sheet" Fact Sheet "Community Runner Program - Frequently Asked Questions" Fact Sheet "Community runner nomination form" Fact Sheet "Australian Government:/ Proudly Supporting the/ Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games" Fact Sheet "AROUND AUSTRALIA IN 50 DAYS/ THE FINAL LEG OF THE WORLD'S LONGEST,/ MOST INCLUSIVE RELAY" Fact Sheet "AUSTRALIAN SECTOR/ FAMILY INFORMATION" Fact Sheet "INNOVATIVE DESIGN/ AND TECHNOLOGY" Fact Sheet "TWENTY THINGS ABOUT THE/ MELBOURNE 2006/ COMMONWEALTH GAMES." Fact Sheet " QUEEN'S BATON -/ VICTORIAN INNOVATION" Fact Sheet "SOUTH-EASTERN/ RED-TAILED/BLACK COCKATOO" Fact Sheet "THE WORLD'S LONGEST,/ MOST INCLUSIVE RELAY" Sponsorship Recognition Sheet "Australian Sector Family/ Presenting Partner/ Tourism Partner/ Official Sponsors/ Government Partner/ Host Government" Fact Sheet "Petria Thomas" Fact Sheet "biographic details/ Khoa Do/ Young Australian of the Year 2005" Fact Sheet "biographic details/ Grant Hackett OAM" Fact Sheet "biographic details/ Louise Sauvage OAM" Fact Sheet "i am strong/ Official Song - Melbourne 2006/ Queen's Baton Relay"

  • Classification

    Public events, Commonwealth games - melbourne 2006, Reference materials

  • Category

    History & Technology

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  • Type of item


  • Overall Dimensions

    30.9 cm (Length), 22.9 cm (Width), 0.5 cm (Depth)

  • Keywords

    Commonwealth Games: Melbourne, 2006, Sport