ABOUT 50 locals from all walks of life will participate in the Queen’s Baton Relay as it passes through Hillarys, Quinns Rocks and Wanneroo on its way to the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Baton bearers include cancer survivor Chloe Clements (17), Telethon walker Scott Guerini (11), athletics coach Brian Pozzi (73), Wanneroo Freeman Margaret Cockman and softball player Rusty Nelligan.
Other participants include 2016 Western Australian Aboriginal of the year Rishelle Hume, surf lifesaver Christine Cougan, paratriathlete Sally Pilbeam and mental health advocate Craig Butterworth.
They will take turns carrying the baton as it travels through the northern suburbs next February in the lead up to the Games at the Gold Coast in April.
The Australian leg of the relay will start in Canberra on January 25, and organisers plan to announce details of street level and community celebration details on November 17.
LOCAL BATON BEARERS
Hillarys, February 25: Andrew Bannister, Cassandra Burrell, Craig Butterworth, Jeremy Caspersz, Christine Cougan, Susan Cowell, Brandon Ford, Lyn Foreman, Bradley Fraser, Belinda Hall, Hayley MacNaughton, Allison, Nankivell, Travis Nederpelt, Vincent Pettinicchio, Sally Pilbeam, Ian Plummer, Andrew Ridley, Asha, Rojahn, April Welsh, Gail Wright.
Quinns Rocks, February 26: Jackson Anderson, Craig Ashurst, Jenna Broomhall, Margaret Cockman, Sue Dash, Scott Guerini, Rusty Hazel, Abby Hennighan, Dale Hennighan, Rishelle Hume, Trent Mitton, Shirley Palmer, Willie Pang, Steven Pitcher, Katie Robertson, Anthony Shields, Bronte Strauss, Shirley Treasure.
Wanneroo, February 26: Ailie Clark, Delyse Clayden, Ethan Clayden, Chloe Clements, Candy Griffiths, Nicole Liesis, Colleen Little, Pamela McKenzie, Jose Millares, Rusty Nelligan, Helen Orzel, Gaye Teede, Edward Trindall, Jaxon Westell.