President addresses State Parliament of Western Australia

Tue 10th Oct, 2017 | 13:30
Location: Parliament of Western Australia, Perth

Parliament of Western Australia, Perth

Tuesday, 10th October, 2017

President addresses State Parliament of Western Australia

President Higgins became the first Head of State to address the joint Houses of Parliament of Western Australia. 

In his address, entitled "Ireland and Australia – A Deep, Historic and Valuable Contemporary Relationship", the President spoke of the historic links between Ireland and Australia, the history of migration and colonialism, and the importance of ethical remembrance.

 

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