The report of the Senate inquiry into cancers with low survival rates has received further coverage with an article today in The Mercury Newspaper. The more coverage this issue receives the more pressure can be put on the Government to implement the recommendations of the inquiry.
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Thank you Stefan Romaniw OAM for inviting me to participate in the AFUO – Australian Federation Of Ukranian Organisations – National Planning Day yesterday.
As Deputy Chair of the Ukraine Australia Parliamentary Friendship Group it was lovely to participate with current Chair, Chris Crewther MP, and members of AFUO state groups from around Australia including Marina Ladaniwskyj, President Tasmania.
The Ukranian community in Australia is very active with nearly 39,000 people identifying as having Ukranian decent. One of those people is my husband.
Yesterday I met with Tresillian Early Parenting who have been providing support to Australian Families for almost 100 years. It is really important that families that need extra support get it early.
As Co Chair of the Australia-Japan Federal Parliamentary Friendship Group it was an honour to attend a reception at the Japanese Embassy to honour the birthday of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan. I am with the Ambassador of Japan to Australia, His Excellency Mr Sumio Kusaka and Ben Wholagan, Vice President of the Australia-Japan Society of Western Australia (Inc)
Today my motion to mark the beginning of the 85th anniversary commemorations of the Holodomor famine in Ukraine in 1932-33 passed the Senate. #ukraineremembers Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations
Met today with representatives of ICAN Australia to discuss the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty #nuclearban