Wednesday 30 September 1981
1030 Delegation meeting
1205 Heads and spouses arrived at the Melbourne Town Hall for luncheon
1230-1345 Luncheon given by the Prime Minister of Australia [Malcolm Fraser]
1400 Official photograph in Lower Town Hall
1410 Heads moved into Main Hall
1420 Opening Ceremony commenced. Addresses by the Prime Minister of Australia [Malcolm Fraser] and the Commonwealth
Secretary General [Sonny Ramphal]. Replies to Address of Welcome.
1545 Opening Ceremony concluded.
1550 Returned to Hilton Hotel
1630-1830 Commonwealth Secretary-General's Reception for Heads [of Government] to meet the Press at the Wentworth Hotel
1945 Banquet given by HM The Queen for Heads and spouses on board HMRY BRITANNIA
2145-2315 Reception on board BRITANNIA