NSW Premier Mike Baird today announced a State Funeral for the late The Hon Neville Wran AC QC, former premier of NSW. The service will be held at Sydney Town Hall on Thursday 1 May commencing at 11am.
Mr Baird said the service would give the citizens of NSW an opportunity to celebrate the life and achievements of Mr Wran, who passed away on Sunday.
“On behalf of the NSW Government, I’d once again like to pass on my condolences to Mr Wran’s family and let them know our thoughts are with them,” Mr Baird said.
“Mr Wran was a towering figure in the NSW Labor Party in the 1970s and 1980s and his passing has saddened the community.
“Mr Wran’s many political achievements have left a positive and lasting impact on the day-to-day running of this state.”