|General Peter Cosgrove AM MC (centre) & Ron Hoenig MP|
In the presence of Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir, Governor of NSW, General Peter Cosgove AM MC delivered the commemorative address. In attendance was The Hon. Victor Dominello representing the Premier, Senator Matt Thistlethwaite representing the Prime Minister andThe Hon. Philip Ruddock representing the Federal Opposition Leader. They were joined by descendants and relatives of the Boer War veterans and representatives of regimental associations and schools whose members served in the Boer War.
The ceremony was organised by the NSW Committee of the National Boer War Memorial Association.