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Purple Poppy Day Motion

Wednesday, 4 December 2019

I would like to thank the Hon. Frank Pangallo for moving the motion in the Legislative Council to recognise Purple Poppy Day. Purple Poppy Day is to commemorate all the animals that have served and continue to serve in war-torn conflicts. It is an occasion that serves as a reminder to acknowledge the bravery of animals and that both humans and animals have served together in protecting our national interest. To commemorate this occasion, the Australian War Animal Memorial Organisation introduced Purple Poppy Day to Australia in 2013. I have been told by AWAMO that 29 February 2019 marked the ...Click here for full story

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Festa Croatian Food and Wine Festival 2019

Wednesday, 4 December 2019

I rise today to speak about the recent Croatian Food and Wine Festival. The Festa, which, in Croatian, is a general description of festivals, celebrations and parties, was held on Saturday 23 November this year. This year marked the 16th consecutive Festa celebration. It was originally started by a small group of volunteers who wanted to celebrate and share their unique Croatian heritage through a festival of dancing, singing, and traditional food and drink. It provides an opportunity for the Croatian and wider Adelaide community to come together and share in the Croatian culture. From w...Click here for full story

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Vickers Vimy Aircraft Motion

Thursday, 14 November 2019

 I rise today to further acknowledge the importance of recognising the achievements of South Australian brothers Ross and Keith Smith. December 2019 will mark the 100-year anniversary of when the two brothers piloted their modified Vickers Vimy bomber from England to Australia and won the Great Air Race in 1919. This historical achievement should be celebrated as a moment of state pride. In celebration of South Australian history, in 2018 the History Trust of South Australia established the Epic Flight Centenary Committee in order to plan a number of events and activities to ma...Click here for full story

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