Australian TowncriersBell

Hall of Fame

Reg Lade


Reg Lade

1989: With the formation of the AHGATC Reg was appointed Official Town Crier

for the City of Maryborough and attended the first National Championships in Ipswich. Reg competed in 14 National Championships.


1993: Hosted the National Championships


1994: Awarded the Maryborough Citizen of the Year


1997: Hosted a Town Crier’s Competition for Maryborough’s Sesquicentenary


1997 & 1998: Treasurer of the Guild and was a Committee Member for a number

            of years.


2001: Presented with the Centenary Medal by the Governor General


2005: Hosted 11th World Town Crier’s Championships in Maryborough

            Reg attended three other World Championships


2006: Accepted Australia Day Award for Town Crier’s Championship Event of the



Reg fired Maryborough’s Time Cannon at the Markets and was involved in all Official functions, sporting and Community events.


Reg was a Life Member and held his Official position until his death in 2009.




Nominated by : Carmel Murdoch aka “Mary Heritage” 


Seconded by: Stephen Battye (Reg’s Assistant 1989 to 2004