Speeches by Senator the Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells

Democracy and Effective Public Governance

E&OE. Can I start by acknowledging Your Excellency Retno Marsudi, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, for your very kind invitation and for hosting this important forum; to my many Ministerial colleagues and representatives from over 70… Continue reading

Launch of the Australian Freedom Network

E&OE Thank-you very, very much and apologies for the vagrancies of voting during a sitting day. Can I start by acknowledging my parliamentary colleagues: Richard Di Natale Leader of the Greens in the Senate; Deputy Leader of the Opposition Tanya… Continue reading

Settlement Council of Australia AGM

Thank you Dewani for your kind welcome. Can I acknowledge you and the members of your the Executive, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for inviting me to speak at your Annual General Meeting again, three years in a row! This… Continue reading

National Day of Unity

E & OE Thank you very much. It is my great pleasure to be here. Can I acknowledge my many parliamentary colleagues and faith leaders. Thank you all for joining us today symbolically here, at the place of democracy, our… Continue reading

Fiesta Kultura, Fairfield Showground NSW

Introduction I would also like to add my acknowledgement of country. I would also like to acknowledge: My Parliamentary colleague Dr Geoff Lee MP Consul General Anne Jalando-on Louis Manny Castillo OAM, President, Phillippine Australian Sports and Culture Inc and… Continue reading

Unmasked African Festival

Introduction Good afternoon everyone. I would like to begin by giving my acknowledgment of Country. Can I also acknowledge … Mr Hieu Van Lee AO, Governor of South Australia Mr Martin Haese, Lord Mayor of Adelaide My state parliamentary colleagues… Continue reading

Parliamentary Theatre Screening of The Dressmaker

I would also like to add my acknowledgement of country. Can I also acknowledge: Parliamentary colleagues Industry professionals Members of Screen Australia and Ausfilm Other distinguished guests Ladies and gentlemen It is my great pleasure to be here this evening… Continue reading