Forbes will be one of eight overnight stops in NSW in the Queen’s Baton Relay for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. The Queen’s Baton will travel through Australia for 100 days from 25th December, visiting Forbes on Monday 29th January next year.
Mayor Graeme Miller said the event presented the Forbes Shire with a unique opportunity to showcase what we have to offer to the rest of Australia and the world.
Nominations are now open for all Australians to take part in the Queen’s Baton Re- lay. You can nominate someone as 3,800 baton bearers are needed across Australia. If you know someone who has achieved something extraordinary or inspired others, or has made a significant contribution to ei- ther sport, education, arts, culture, or char- ity in the community, you have time until 15th May to nominate them on the website: gc2018.com/qbr