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  • The 81st Anniversary of the Commemoration of the Battle of Crete and the Greek Campaign

    Saturday, 14 May 2022

    Bujari gamarruwa Diyn Babana Gamarada Gadigal Ngura Welcome in the language of the Gadigal. I acknowledge their custodianship of this land and pay my respects to their Elders past, present and emerging. The closing words of the hymn that we have just sung...

  • Reception for the 60th Anniversary of Vasey Communities

    Wednesday, 4 May 2022

    Bujari gamarruwa, Diyn Babana Gamarada Gadigal Ngura.[1] In the language of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the Traditional Owners of the land on which we gather, I welcome you to Government House, and pay my respects to their Elders...

  • Opening of Sylvanvale’s Bangor Specialist Disability Accommodation

    Tuesday, 26 April 2022

    I pay my respects to the Dharawal people, the traditional owners of the lands and waterways surrounding us here in Bangor. Minister and Members of Parliament: Ø The Honourable Eleni Petinos MP, Minister for Small Business and Fair Trading,...

  • ANZAC Day Commemoration Service

    Monday, 25 April 2022

    Bujari gamarruwa Diyn Babana Gamarada Gadigal Ngura I greet you in the language of the Gadigal, the Traditional Owners of the land on which we meet, and pay my respects to their Elders past, present and emerging. I am honoured to join you...

  • Coloured Digger ANZAC Day March and Commemoration

    Monday, 25 April 2022

    Thank you, Aunty Barbara[1][#_ftn1] for your warm Welcome to Country, and to Glen Collis and the Glen Dancers. I acknowledge the Gadigal, the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we meet, and pay my respects to their Elders past, present...

  • ANZAC Eve Service: Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway

    Sunday, 24 April 2022

    Thank you for this invitation to join you on the eve of our nation’s ANZAC Day commemoration. I pay my respects to the traditional owners of the lands and waterways that surround us and to Elders of all Aboriginal and Torres...

  • Ideas@theHouse - Richard Tognetti presents 'Nothing"

    Wednesday, 20 April 2022

    Bujari gamarruwa Diyn Babana Gamarada Gadigal Ngura Welcome in the language of the Gadigal people, the Traditional Owners of the land on which Government House stands. I pay my respects to their Elders past, present and emerging. A great deal of thinking and...

  • Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association 50th Annual State Conference

    Wednesday, 30 March 2022

    I acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which we meet and pay my respects to their Elders past, present and emerging As your Joint Patrons, Dennis and I are delighted to be part of this historic occasion - the...

  • Society for State and Estate Practitioners Australia (‘STEP Australia’) National Conference 2022

    Monday, 28 March 2022

    Bujari gamarruwa Diyn Babana Gamarada Gadigal Ngura In the language of the Gadigal people, the Traditional Owners of the land on which we meet today, I would like to pay my respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging. It is an honour...

  • St Andrew's College: 20 Years of Undergraduate Women Celebration

    Saturday, 26 March 2022

    Bujari gamarruwa, Diyn Babana Gamarada Gadigal Ngura In greeting you in the ‘Sydney language’ of the Eora Nation, I pay my respects to the Gadigal, the traditional owners of this land, and Elders, past, present and emerging. In 1896, Melbourne Punch published...

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