SORRY- National Sorry Day 2015, Sorry Day Flowers "such unthinkable theft "
" 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 - 17th ANNIVERSARY - 26th May 2015
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, 2015,
the 17th Anniversary of " National Sorry Day " and
" National Apology Day", 7th Anniversary , 13 Feb 2015 .
purchase flower pins from- www.kimberleystolengeneration.com.au/flower.html
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."
****** Plant a MEMORIAL GARDEN *******
botanic names - Alyogyne huegelii , Gossypium sturtianum
made by Kate Campbell-Pope