" WE REMEMBER "
This badge was presented to Ken Wyatt MP.
The word sorry has been appreciated by many as confirmed in Mr.Ken
Wyatt's maiden speech
".........On behalf of my mother, her siblings and all Indigenous Australians, I , as an Aboriginal voice in this chamber say thank you for the apology delivered in the federal parliament and I thank the Hon. Kevin Rudd for honouring his committment to the Stolen generation........"
His maiden speech at Parliament House, Canberra , received a Standing Ovation from both the Government and Opposition benches, as well as from the public galleries.
'It is said that in the Palace of Justice there are many rooms. In one room you shall find the justice of Recognition,' (Robyn Slarke)
NATIONAL SORRY DAY FLOWERS - 16th ANNIVERSARY - 26th May 2014
Commemorative Flower of the Stolen Generations of Australia
It is resilient and a survivor, like the Stolen Generations themselves.
YOU can show your solidarity for genuine remembrance and healing by
wearing a native hibiscus flower on May 26, 2014,
the 16th Anniversary of " National Sorry Day " and
" National Apology Day", 6th Anniversary , 13 Feb 2014 .
NATIONAL SORRY DAY is on 26 May, the anniversary of the day that the
Bringing Them Home report was tabled in Federal Parliament in 1997.
Purple native hibiscus is the National " Floral Emblem of the Stolen Generations."
by Kate Campbell-Pope