On your marks… Tania Kernaghan Baton Bearer for the Queen’s Baton Relay!
Everyone’s favourite All Australian Girl – Tania Kernaghan – has just been announced as a baton bearer for the upcoming Queen’s Baton Relay – which will make it’s 100 day journey across Australia next year – in the lead up to the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
“It’s a great privilege to be selected as a Queen’s Baton Relay baton bearer. I am honoured to be representing the entertainment industry in the process. As an Outback Queensland Tourism Ambassador, my heart will be very much set on carrying the Baton for all of those folks who live in rural communities right across Australia”, said Tania.
Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palasczuk said, the baton bearers are a great reflection of Australia.
“The lists of names has been compiled by judging panels in each state and territory, allowing local knowledge to play the greatest possible role in the selection process”.
Already the baton has been passed between thousands of people across Africa, the Caribbean, the Americas and Europe, building excitement for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.