State Services

A State Service (Funeral or Memorial) represents a considerable honour accorded by the New South Wales Government in recognition of an individual’s achievement and contribution during their lifetime.

2022 State Services

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second

Upon the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, NSW paid tribute to her dedication and contribution to the State. 

Mr John Raper MBE in 1957 is dressed in a football jersey and shorts posing with a football against a black background.

The State Funeral for Mr John Raper MBE took place at 10.30am on Monday, 28 February 2022 at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park.

Past State Services (from 1991)

Year Date Name Service Location
2021 15 Dec Eddie Jaku OAM Memorial Sydney Town Hall, Sydney
2021 4 Jun Robert 'Bob' Fulton AM Funeral St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney
2021 15 Apr Carla Zampatti AC Funeral St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney
2021 10 Mar Mr Jack Mundey AO Memorial Sydney Town Hall, Sydney
2021 22 Feb The Hon Ian Armstrong AM OBE Memorial Cowra Showground Pavilion, Cowra
2021 19  Feb Mayor Lilliane Brady OAM Funeral Drummond Park, Cobar
2020 25 Sep The Hon John Fahey AC Funeral St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney
2020 11 Jul Uncle Lyall Munro Senior Funeral Moree Boomerangs Oval, Moree
2019 18 Oct The Hon Jane Hamilton Mathews AO  Memorial Sydney Opera House, Sydney
2019 9 Sep Ms Margaret Hannah Fulton OAM Memorial Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2019 12 Jun Mr Les Murray AO Memorial State Library of New South Wales, Sydney
2018 16 Nov Mr Ian Bruce Carrick Kiernan AO Memorial Sydney Opera House, Sydney
2018 5 Jul The Hon Sir Laurence Street AC KCMG QC Funeral Sydney Opera House, Sydney
2018 21 Feb Sir Nicholas Michael Shehadie AC OBE Funeral St James Church, Sydney
2017 9 Dec Mr Solomon (Sol) David Bellear AM  Funeral Redfern Oval, Redfern
2017 21 Aug Ms Betty Cuthbert AM MBE Memorial Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park
2017 18 Aug The Hon John Richard (Johno) Johnson KCSG Funeral St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney
2017 14 Aug Mr Les Murray AM Funeral St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney
2016 27 Jun Dame Leonie Judith Kramer AC DBE  Memorial Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney
2016 26 May The Hon Thomas (Tom) Lancelot Lewis AO Funeral St Stephen’s Uniting Church, Sydney
2015 7 Sep Mr James Bartholomew Cummings AM Funeral St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney
2014 1 May The Hon Neville Wran AC CNZM QC Funeral Sydney Town Hall, Sydney
2013 2 Oct Mr Godfrey Eugene (Rusty) Priest AM Funeral St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney
2012 19 Jun The Hon Francis (Frank) John Walker QC Funeral Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney
2012 3 May Dr James (Jimmy) Little AO Memorial Sydney Opera House, Sydney
2011 24 Aug Ms Margaret Hannah Olley AC Memorial Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2011 21 Feb Ms Sylvia (Ingram) Scott Funeral St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney
2011 16 Feb Mr Francis (Frank) Roy Roberts Funeral Armidale Town Hall, Armidale
2010 19 May The Hon Jeffrey Shaw QC Funeral Sydney Town Hall, Sydney
2010 31 Mar Mr Charles (Chicka) Dixon Funeral  Sydney Town Hall, Sydney
2009 1 Apr Mr Laurence Short AO Memorial Sydney Trades Hall, Sydney
2009 21 Jan Mrs Nancy Bird Walton Funeral St. Andrews Cathedral, Sydney
2007 5 Dec Mr Bernard (Bernie) Banton AM Funeral Acer Arena, Sydney Olympic Park
2006 4 Apr Mr Kevin Charles (Pro) Hart MBE Funeral Broken Hill Entertainment Centre, Broken Hill
2005 22 Mar His Honour Judge Robert (Bob) Bellear Funeral Sydney Town Hall, Sydney
2004 15 Nov Mr John Norman (Johnny) Warren MBE OAM Funeral St. Andrews Cathedral, Sydney
2004 20 Sep Mr Anthony (Tony) Michael McGrane MP OAM  Funeral     St Brigid's Catholic Church, Dubbo
2004 27 Aug Mr Marcel Caux Funeral Salvation Army Sydney Congress Hall, Sydney
2004 18 Jun Mr Herb Simms Funeral St. Andrews Cathedral, Sydney
2003 26 Sep Mr David (Slim Dusty) Gordon Kirkpatrick AO MBE Funeral St. Andrews Cathedral, Sydney
2001 20 Sep Mr Charles (Charlie) Mance Funeral St James Church, Sydney
1999 17 May The Hon Sir Eric Archibald Willis KBE CMG Funeral St James Church, Sydney
1994 5 Sep Mr John Newman MP Funeral Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Mount Pritchard
1991 10 Jul Dr Victor Chang AC Funeral St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney

 

 

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