Australian Towncrier

Australian towncriers

 

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

            Year

 

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